AW15 Colour Preview: Navy is the New Black





At Foxhall we’re quite partial to Navy blue.  A quick glance through any of our Lookbooks would confirm as much.  If there’s one colour that’s a default choice in design and range planning discussions it’s Navy.

In the words of our Head of Design Domingo Rodriguez as he discusses our upcoming AW15 Collection:  “Navy continues as our signature colour across the new Collection – including as a new Softshell colour and in knitwear, shirting, trousers and accessories – it may sound a bit monotonous but when you combine different fabrics and textures in Navy you can create a very sophisticated look that has a lot of interest.”

As well as featuring heavily in apparel, Navy has also joined the traditional menswear accessory staples Black and Brown – we’re now seeing Navy as a major player in wallets, belts and footwear.

What’s interesting is that Navy seems to have risen at the expense of Black, seeming now to be, in a very much-overused term, ‘the new black’.   Over the three winter seasons since Foxhall launched in AW12, black has features less in the Collection.

Domingo offers the following by way o f explanation: “Navy feels a bit warmer and easier, it feels a bit more sophisticated after black became a bit over-exposed.  Black will be back, of course, but for now Navy feels right.”


Foxhall pieces in Navy:  Cade Fitted Cotton T,  Turing Jersey Trouser, Stowe Urban Chino, Rampling Urban Brogue, Blake Tailored Casual Shirt, Searling Technical Blazer, Rudge Selvedge Denim.


Foxhall pieces in Black:  Garrick Softshell Hoodie, Rodigan Cotton Crewneck Sweater, Brooke Military Boot, Saebert Smart Tailored Shirt, Adler Casual Belt, Gull Messenger Bag.


Our AW15 collection will be in our Seven Dials store in September.

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