The Neil Barrett signature minimalist aesthetic complements Penfield’s outdoor expertise to create a beautifully crafted collection of 3 functional puffer jackets that utilise technical nylon qualities and fabric mixes, to infuse design with functionality.
Lightweight, waterproof, technical jackets mix exaggerated silhouettes, bi-colour, luxury eco-shearing and high gloss trims all finished with Neil Barrett’s signature Thunderbolt Enamel Badge. There are 3 styles priced between £540 and £775; a Padded Nylon Bomber with Detachable Hood in Black, a Padded Nylon and Shearling Puffer Jacket in Black Military, and a Padded Nylon Bomber Jacket in Black.
Tom Duncan, Brand Director of Penfield, says, “To have the opportunity to work on and produce such an elevated product that shows luxury and movement with such a distinctive edge to the brand has been incredible. We are looking forward to seeding its launch for the coming season.”
Neil Barrett added, "My dream for years has been to become a more inclusive brand, to offer collections to a larger audience through more democratic prices while maintaining the luxury quality for which the brand is well known. In collaborating with Penfield, we have reached this goal!"
Established by British fashion designer Neil Barrett, the label made its debut at Pitti Uomo, Florence in 1999. Ever since, it has continued to deliver innovative and distinctive collections, combining precisely-cut tailoring, accurate detailing and athletic elements. Season upon season, the brand has expanded its distribution network and currently counts 550 retailers worldwide, alongside 30 mono-brand stores.
TheChicGeek says, "Neil Barrett was stealthily building his menswear business before the pandemic and became known as a pioneer of luxury sportswear. He was the original designer on Prada menswear, one of the first brands to use nylon in luxury goods, until founding his eponymous label. Known for his monotone palette, these jackets, while not particularly well photographed here, show his attention to detail. I particularly like the first double zipped design and bi-colouring of the first cropped jacket style."
The collection is available from www.penfield.com/collaborations
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