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Junya Watanabe Man S/S12

With loads of dungarees, wellies, waxed cotton jackets and button down shirts, Watanabe manages to successfully merge luxe workwear, English country house and American farm boy looks

As the opening show on Friday morning, Watanabe's outing was just perfect; sunny weather, a beautiful garden setting, fresh grass, endless croissants and coffee, and - most importantly - an excellent collection. Having found (and stayed with) a similar theme for a  few seasons, the Japanese designer once again perfected his luxe workwear, English country house and American farm boy look. As different as they sound, they all work perfect together - and this season that was demonstrated through an never-ending supply of dungarees. In different fabrics and colours they came out with wellies and gorgeous button down shirts, some of which benefited from a patchwork of different fabrics.

A few of them came in a great paisley fabric, others were part of Watanabe's longstanding Brooks Brothers collaboration. Workwear parkas shared the garden stage with waxed cotton jackets in blue, red, burnt orange and a Barbour green. The more formal section featured suit jackets - still with dungarees - and often over stripey Breton tops. Lastly, Watanabe sent out a handful of white shirts and black dungarees. Truly a great end to an excellent show.