Manufaktur showcases partnerships KTC has forged with some of the most inspirational brands, and people, at the pinnacle of garment manufacturing.
It’s not just a love of running that former top athlete Olivier Bernhard and his friends David Allemann and Caspar Coppetti share. They’re all also dedicated to developing the perfect product for running.
Founded in 1948 by Engelbert Strauss, producing a wide range of brushes and brooms for local businesses, the eponymous, family-run business, based in Biebergemünd, Germany, is the leading European Brand for workwear and protective equipment. If you are looking for fit-for-purpose clothing that might cross over into popular clothing culture, Engelbert Strauss is probably the one to watch.
Bunney has a simple aim in life. It wants to create beautiful objects that will stand the test of time.
Manufaktur catches up with Bunney’s founder to hear more about the collaboration and a parka it created with KTC to accompany the project.
Few cycling enthusiasts will be unfamiliar with Rapha. The British cyclewear brand was introduced to the world in 2004 (when road cycling was still very much under the radar) with a single-minded mission and ambition: to create the finest cycling clothing and accessories in the world.
Born in Beijing, China; raised from the age of 10 in Perth, Australia; studied in London; working and showing his collections in Paris – Yang Li is a Chinese designer with a burgeoning international reputation among some of the world’s most highly influential stockists.
Since his departure from Gap a couple of years ago, he’s stayed pretty quiet on the fashion front. But instead of taking up the reigns at another global multiple, he decided on a new direction by launching his own clothing line called Paskho – a luxury active wear and lounge clothing brand.