September 10, 2010 New York
These are suits for the man on the move. High-twist Italian yarn makes them wrinkle-resistant, and the handful that are made of performance fabric from British Millerain—the original coated cotton provider—should stand up to some punishment in style. The Fayeds and their partners, the Goncalves brothers, have had the run of the Turnbull archives and they've made good use of it: There are collaborative shirts, ties, and pocket squares of vintage fabric, plus plenty of inspiration from the vault. Natty stuff, on the whole. The balance teeters a bit between the upstairs and downstairs, though. You could get vertigo going from the upper-crust-y frog-sleeve dinner jacket in one look to the patch-pocket cotton waistcoat in another, which would be a fine casual look for the gardener.