By Walid Man
Turning vintage treasures into unique, handworked garments is Walid Damirji's speciality. He launched his zero waste label, By Walid in 2011 after a stint as creative director of Joseph. The British-Iraqi designer is renowned for his repurposed textiles which are cut and sewn together from a collection of ancient cashmeres, ococo silks, 18th century ecclesiastical embroideries and 1920s linens. Discover patchwork combinations, delicate embroidery and Chinese silks on an array of bomber jackets, cropped trousers and textile sneakers that you’ll find yourself wearing over and over and over again.