Roberto Collina is a collaboration partner of Jan Machenhauer because of their extraordinary design and quality. Established in Bologna, Italy, in the 1950’s, family owned knit manufactor Roberto Collina understands how to benefit from premium materials and knitting techniques like no one else. Roberto Collina presents a collection of premium knitwear separates to complete any well-edited wardrobe as a subtle reinterpretation of the classic pieces in a ready-to-wear wardrobe. Fusing sophistication with a traditional spirit, Roberto Collina clothing provides signature innovation and luxury.
All shoes and bags by Emma Hope are made in small, family owned factories in Tuscany, where they are specialists in the finest hand crafted shoe making techniques. Defending quality and design against high street mass manufacturing, designer Emma Hope’s shoes and bags have quickly earned the status of contemporary classics. The brand ensures its customers unique, hand-made designs that are elegant, feminine, and cheeky.
French brand Jour Férié makes light, flexible, and dandy-chic leather shoes – perfect for holiday as well as work, daily to out-of-the-ordinary moments. The designers, Nathalie Elharrar and Johane Collet, wishes to offer comfortable, easy and cheerful footwear that compliment you and your personal style, adding an unconventional twist. Jour Ferié pursues the ideal of utter well-being through well fitting and comfortable shoes by combining contemporary aesthetics and traditional, technical know-how.
The Italian brand Annapurna is a collaboration partner of Jan Machenhauer because of their trademark demure luxury-knitwear. The name, Annapurna, comes from that of a peak in the Kashmir mountains that is the natural habitat of the Ibex, the goat granting the best quality cashmere. Annapurna prides itself in maintaining fashionable elements in basic quality cashmere sweaters and has put forth new ways to wear cashmere and knits since its earliest collections. Experimenting with super-chunky and hyper-fine yarns, colours, techniques, and beautiful patterns, Annapurna expresses an eco-friendly vision of luxury that combines advanced craftsmanship techniques to achieve clothes as soft and warm as a natural coat.
Bella Freud is one of Britain’s leading fashion designers. Since the label’s launch in 1990, Bella’s sweaters and cool ‘It’ knits adorned with iconic word designs have enjoyed cult status among some of the world’s most stylish women.
Bella Freud’s eponymous brand mixes art with fashion and does it with equal parts skill, edge, and tongue in cheek humour as Bella’s person and attitude shine through. It is rare to see high quality design such as Bella Freud’s that invites the posing of critical questions and gently provokes discussion.
John Smedley has made tailored knitwear for more than 230 years, never compromising their outstanding quality, always striving to further refine their techniques. Their trademark is the ultrafine, fully-fashioned knit, which never goes out of style and stays as beautiful as when brand new. The simple, flattering pieces are easy to wear in that they will go with, and complement everything, including more eye-catching designs. Jan Machenhauer has caught the attention of John Smedley, which resulted in an on-going collaboration and John Smedley producing a private label for Jan Machenhauer.
Épice is a brand dedicated to producing wearable art. Co-founded in 1999 by Bess Nielsen & Jan Machenhauer, Épice works to uphold two traditions: the rigorous and purposeful Scandinavian approach intertwined with the sublime and refined Indian stance. With remarkable designs and high quality fabrics, the scarves made by Épice are guaranteed to earn a special place in your heart — and closet.
Diffusion brand Jan Machenhauer Shirts was launched in 2012. The growing line of tailored, hand-sewn shirts arose from a wish to focus on one style category, thereby further refining the knowledge and understanding of its frame and possibilities, taking the simple shirt to new levels. The Jan Machenhauer shirts are a sartorialist’s dream; classic and in subdued hues, yet elaborately crafted with fine detailing and carefully chosen materials.
Jan Machenhauer wishes the wearer of his clothes to be at ease and comfortable, because only then will the person shine through. Jan’s clothes come alive on the human body, creating a luxurious room of rich and varied textures and detailed structures – made for movement. The designs are meticulously tailored in small batches at the workshop in Copenhagen, using innovative techniques, the finest materials and outstanding craftsmanship. These are distinguished, hand-sewn, durable, and sculptural masterpieces, on which you can elaborate your own, personal touch and gently challenge the norm.