Tweed’s cutting edge

Deryck Walker has taken tweed into the 21st century, using traditional fabrics to create new trends in his own back yard

20th February, 2010

When you think of tweed, you probably think of 19th century English lah-didahs tramping over the heather, not fashion-forward artists or pop stars - and certainly not 21st century fashion designers.

Yet, at 33 years old, Scottish designer Deryck Walker has established his name in menswear using that very fabric.

His designs strike a wearable balance between form and function, due to his use of traditional fabrics in generating a cutting edge effect, but while Walker...

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