desirable fashion collection shown here is entitled ‘Godspeed’
and is inspired by extremes of functional clothing and the
beauty of the modern, nomadic city-lifestyle.
The clothing in Christopher's Godspeed Collection often adapts
to different social environments, and combines heavy military
wools, unique digital prints, functional details, contoured
leather accessories and laser-cut sterling-silver fittings, to
present a strong, wearable, feminine profile.
frequently works in collaboration with Graeme, his 26 year-old
brother who also graduated from the same course at the RCA in
The Raeburn partnership is unique within the world of
fashion. Graeme is providing support in the form of innovative
bags and accessories.
Christopher is now also making items to order and he told me
'...in particular the jackets have been a real hit... in reality
it's an amazing opportunity for people to place an order with a
unique outcome and certainly an area where I am flexible to move
with customers ideas, while still working under my own concepts.
Chris Raeburn has also been rightly feted by the press and
websites as an innovative and talented young British fashion
designer. I certainly admire his innovative design work
which is fresh, urban, wearable, sophisticated yet retains a
Elle, September 2005 reported on his
designs for Miss Selfridge competition: "Christopher Raeburn's urban take on the brief was a hit
with the judges. They especially liked his hybrid
WGSN, June 2005 - report on the catwalk collection for
Miss Selfridge competition: " Christopher Raeburn's casual collection of cropped
trousers and skirts, with striped inserts and sailor buttons,
was singled out for its attention to detail and masterful
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