Words by Alek Rose
After making quite a splash at Copenhagen Fashion Week, Mfpen’s new collection has landed on our shelves. While sticking to core values of high-quality materials and a muted colour palette, Mfpen is showing a new approach to tailoring, emphasising baggier trousers and boxier cuts to make a statement. A statement we’re loving. So much so, that we're picking out 4 of our favourite pieces from the newest collection below.
This knee-length water-resistant car coat should be a staple for your spring and summer wardrobe thanks to the fact it’s unlined - i.e. its now about time to start layering. The dropped shoulders give this coat a relaxed aesthetic, but the Italian technical twill fabric construction and immaculate finish means you’ve definitely got the go-ahead for formal ‘fits too.
Boxier than most, this zip jacket is our go-to this season. The oversized fit makes it a wonder for styling, instantly adding a stylistic focus to your outfit. Made of 100% Italian cotton and featuring a two-way YKK zip, transitional spring jackets don’t get better than this. Exaggerated details like the large chest pocket are counteracted by a classic collar and premium execution. The final result being a versatile, decidedly modern take on a traditional style.
Mfpen’s collection caters to all sides of the spectrum, featuring coats that you can wear formally alongside relaxed jeans like these. The pleated design is unusual to find on a pair of jeans, yet another example of the brand’s ability to push boundaries in a restrained manner. Made of 11oz denim, this pair is durable, comfortable and falls naturally.
In case you’re unfamiliar, pique is the material mainly associated with polo shirts. The breathable, durable material in a soft off white colour is, again, ideal for the coming months. Constructed like a shirt, you’ll find ecru button fastenings along the front. Conversely, the ribbed cuffs and collar are more akin to those of a polo shirt. Treading the line between shirt and polo shirt means this garment can be styled either way. We’d recommend styling more casually than formally, but don’t be afraid to give formal a go.
Shop and explore the brand new Mfpen menswear drop at OPUMO.
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