One of the most highly-anticipated shows at London Fashion Week is Stefan Cooke and for SS24, Stefan Cooke and Jake Burt combine their cult style vocabulary with the completely new, and debut an ideal collaboration with Mulberry.
The eponymous label kickstarted proceedings this year at The Old Selfridges Hotel. Titled ‘Away’, the collection featured thousands of studs covered in deadstock leathers, or suede, radiating intricately from the neck or waist on blanket capes and maxi skirts.
Carrying forward American inspirations from last year, dresses and tops were draped for Super Bowl impact with a quarterback silhouette remade with a mix of Lycra, shoulder pads, elastic and vintage rugby jerseys. Elsewhere Military medical coats are rendered in British Milleraine waxed cotton for a rained-off silhouette and a huge new “SC” monogram debuts on a white T-shirt dress.
Most notably, the duo teamed up with Mulberry where a selection of 27 pre-loved Mulberry bags, one-of-a-kind and sourced from its circularity pro- gramme, The Mulberry Exchange, were transformed by Mulberry artisans to feature four signature Stefan Cooke motifs. Some were accessorised with vintage rugby shirt tassels, others button straps, silk scarves, while others, as they are, are simply held.
The capsule will be available to buy at Mulberry’s first Pre- Loved pop-up shop, which will be open to the public for nine days from 16th September on Poland Street in Soho, London. The space will also feature a selection of vintage Mulberry icons and rare finds, that have been lovingly restored and given a second life by the brand’s Lifetime Service Team at The Rookery.
Take a closer look at Stefan Cooke’s SS24 collection above.