DESIGNER NAME: Alan Taylor
BACKGROUND: Alan Taylor studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Upon graduating he was approached by Simone Rocha who he worked closely with for 3 seasons, until he started his own label in late 2011. He has previously worked with designers Agi and Sam and Alexander McQueen. Alan is currently living and designing in London.
IDEAL CLIENT: "I think Hardy Amies described my ideal client the best – ‘a man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten all about them.'"
TRADEMARK PIECE: "Every season I have worked on a variation of a men's kilt, I feel this development over each season has become my trademark piece"
COLLECTION: The work of Henry Matisse.
ONE PLACE IN LONDON THAT ALWAYS INSPIRES YOU: “The permanent collection at the Tate Modern.”
BEST THING IN LONDON TO DO FOR FREE: “Go and see the permanent collection at the Tate Modern.”
Alan Taylor is part of MAN for AW14
LondonLondon Collections: Men
Designer Showroom RTW
The Hospital Club
24 Endell Street
Off rue Saint Antoine 28
3 Cour Bérard
17 - 21 January 2014
10:00 - 20:00