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Pringle of Scotland RTW Fall 2019

It’s been more than 200 years since Pringle of Scotland knitted a pair of undergarments. This meant plenty of archive material for design director Fran Stringer to mine for the brand’s return to the runway, having been absent from catwalks for two years.
“This show was an opportunity to regroup and think about what’s at the core of the brand,” said Stringer after the show. “We decided to go back to the simplicity of the yarn; of using really beautiful, noble yarns, and not try to be too technical or innovative. Just let those fabrications speak for themselves.”
For inspiration, she indicated a number of vintage Pringle campaign images featuring the jolly golfers and men with skis on her mood board, which provided the starting point for the collection’s more graphic elements.
A series of four tracksuits in Scottish cashmere set the tone. The first, in hazelnut, had a long roll-neck sweater and blouson bottoms; the next, in navy, had a cropped cardigan with high-waisted pants and a matching peaked balaclava that turned out to be a miniature cardigan fashioned over a trim little visor by Stephen Jones.
Bold chevron lines were a nod to Sixties ski outfits, especially nice in the navy and

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