"Alexander Julian, perhaps best known nationally for his “Colours” men’s clothing line and locally for designing the Charlotte Hornets’ first basketball uniforms, will appear in Charlotte May 13 to promote the relaunch of his eponymous line of upscale menswear – a line he’s creating with his 23-year-old son, Huston.
The excitement behind the newly revived Alexander Julian collection, debuting for fall 2016, is about sport coats made from a new fabric – Cotton | Tweed – which Julian says he’s been designing for the last 26 years. The fabric looks like tweed but is actually cotton, printed to graphically mimic tweed. The result, Julian says, gives the look of a fall-appropriate heavy-gauge material but feels light and breathable for the Southern climate.
Julian and his son will bring the collection to Taylor, Richards & Congermenswear shop in Phillips Place, where they’ll meet with customers and take sizing for fall orders. The Cotton|Tweed jackets run $595. Shirts and ties are also part of the collection, with shirt prices ranging from $175 to $195..." --> continue reading