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Rankin x Oliver Spencer

SS16 Lookbook

Rankin x Oliver Spencer  SS16 Lookbook

Rankin has shot the SS16 lookbook for British designer Oliver Spencer, but it is not just a lookbook. To embody the new collection, the two chose 10 iconic faces coming from the world of fashion, lifestyle and show business: editor-in-chief & publisher of Port and Avaunt Dan Crowe, actor and Spandau Ballet’s guitar player/chief songwriter Gary Kemp, artist and architect whose work include the UK Pavilion at EXPO, Wolfgang Buttress and his son Ethan, the masterminds behind Haeckels candles Alex Verier and Dom Bridges, Mr Porter’s managing director Toby Bateman, chef and owner of London's Death By Burrito Shay Ola, James Sleaford, fashion director at GQ France, model and agent Ben Jackson, stylist, creative director and designer Harris Elliott and  Downtown Abbey’s Allen Leech. They have all been invited to get comfortable on the Bird Chair, iconic seat created by Harry Bertoia in 1952.

You can see the result below. Oliver Spencer describes it this way:

We started from one, simple concept: a close-knit group of friends with diverse personalities, an iconic chair and Rankin’s masterful eye. The result exceeded my expectations: my clothes come alive and become a tool for individuals to articulate their identity with”.