PRESS

 

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Awards

 

Winner of Menswear Designer of the Year, 2005, British Fashion Council

Winner of Menswear Designer of The Year, 2006, Arena Magazine 02 Awards

Winner of GQ'S most Stylish Man, 2005

Winner of Best Fashion Brand ( Business) , 2007, Esquire Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELECTION OF KEY PRESS QUOTES - 1996-2017

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli - La verita e La Purezza”

OVERGROUND MAGAZINE TURIN, MARCH 2017

 

 

‘‘The Gerhard Richter of Savile Row’’

CONDE NAST TRAVELLER, NICK FOULKES, MAY 2016

 

 

‘‘ Carlo Brandelli’s creations for Kilgour A/W 2016 are truly extraordinary.  Architectural,precise, richly textural & above all immaculately constructed. Brandelli perhaps more than any other contemporary menswear designer is redefining the identity of the suit in the modern world ‘’.

THE RAKE , JAN 2016

 

 

‘‘Creative Polymath Carlo Brandelli’’

WALLPAPER MAGAZINE , OCTOBER 2015

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli is doing what many great artists have done in their periods, 

and is pairing down his work back to the absolute minimum’’.

NICK FOULKES THE FINANCIAL TIMES U.K. JULY 2015 

 

 

‘‘First at Squire and then Kilgour, Brandelli anticipated Slimane and Simmons stripping back the suit 

by slimming it razionalising it and thus sleekening it’’.

LUKE LEITCH, THE 25 MOST IMPORTANT PEOPLE THAT MATTER IN MENSWEAR, STYLE.COM JAN 2015

 

 

‘’ Extraordinary installation in Florence’’.

DYLAN JONES, GQ EDITOR, JUNE 2015

 

 

‘‘Creative Director Carlo Brandelli is a game changer’’.

THE RAKE MAGAZINE, JAMES SHERWOOD DECEMBER 2014

 

 

‘’ His Sensibility is that of an installation artist’’.

LUKE LEITCH, STYLE.COM DECEMBER 2014

 

 

‘‘The Savile Row Saviour’.

NICK COMPTON, THE TELEGRAPH SEPTEMBER 2014

 

 

‘‘Brandelli is the intellectual’s tailor, the minimalist’s menswear visionary’’.

ALEX BILMES, THE TIMES OCTOBER 2014

 

 

‘‘The outspoken genius of modern tailoring’’.

RYAN THOMPSON, THE SUNDAY TIMES JUNE 2014 

 

 

‘‘The Modernist’’.

JOHNNY DAVIS, ESQUIRE, MAY 2014

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli resuscitated Kilgour. The brilliance of that effort blazed all too briefly before some

cockamamy business decisions deep-sixed it.’’

TIM BLANKS, STYLE.COM JUNE 2012

 

 

‘’ Carlo Brandelli is a pioneering Creative Director and fashion designer.’’

MARIA SHOLLENBARGER FINANCIAL TIMES HOW TO SPEND IT, DIARY OF A SOMEBODY, AUGUST 2011

 

 

‘’His unstructured tailoring work was brilliant.’’

PETER SAVILLE, GREEN SOCCER JOURNAL MAY 2011

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli’s objects of devotion - the result is a multivalent, investigative research as formally compelling as it is productive’’.

VICTORIACAMBLIN 032C MAGAZINE A/W 2010

 

 

“Permanance reflects the modern and effortless style that he brings to all of his work”.

GARTH SPENCER GQ STYLE JULY 2010.

 

 

‘‘Brandelli’s new series of fractured travertine marble coloumns, embellished with gold, have a stark beauty.’’

MALAIKA BYNG WALLPAPER.COM JULY 2010

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli renowned menswear maestro, is back on the design scene with an exciting 

new venture as he presents his debut sculpture exhibition’’.

ELLA ALEXANDER VOGUE.COM JULY 2010

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli Menswear’s High Priest’’.

MATTHEW SCHNEIER, STYLE.COM 5.1.2010

 

 

Extract from ‘Where are all the great designers’’ from Style.Com July 2009 ;-

 

‘‘What a blow to menswear when he (Brandelli) departed the brand (Kilgour).And that got me thinking about those othergreat design talents in absentia, Heidi Slimane, and Helmut Lang ( I guess we can now throw Martin Margiela in with that group too). If anyone understands the interplay of wearable and interesting,it’s those designers-and they’re all on the sidelines’’.

DIRK STANDEN, STYLE.COM JULY 2ND 2009

 

 

‘‘The most beautuifully designed space ever to grace the row’’

BILL PRINCE GQ AUGUST 2009

 

 

‘’Carlo Brandelli is something of a menswear guru in London,originally because of his old brand Squire,and now for his Creative directorship of Kilgour.’’

TIM BLANKS STYLE.COM JUNE 2009

 

‘‘The Tom Ford of Savile Row’’

Nick Foulkes GQ Magazine May 2008

 

 

‘‘The show was a lesson in elegant restraint’’.

ADAM WELCHVOGUE,  REVIEW OF PARIS FASHION SHOW S/S 2008

 

 

‘‘Kilgour’s catwalk debut was a smash’’.

TIM BLANKS, ANOTHER MAGAZINE SPRING/SUMMER 2009

 

 

‘‘Creative Director Brandelli speaks with the authority of a prophet’’.

RAPHAEL NONIGSTEIN, GERMAN GQ, DECEMBER 2007

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli certainly knows a thing or to about good design’’

GRAFIK MAGAZINE MAY 2008

 

 

‘’He is a shy poet’’.

ROLAND MOURET, EVENING STANDARD MARCH 2005

 

 

‘‘What is modern and elegant is a passion for Brandelli’’. ‘‘The Prince of Savile Row’’.

CLARE COULSON, TELEGRAPH NEWSPAPER NOVEMBER 2005

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli’s rigorous sense of taste and detail has made the house Kilgour into a hot property’’.

AVRIL GROOM, FINANCIAL TIMES HOW TO SPEND IT MAGAZINE DECEMBER 2006

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli creative genius ’’.

RORY ROSS, CONCORDE MAGAZINE MARCH 2003

 

 

‘‘Kilgour hired a groovy young designer Carlo Brandelli, and reaped the benefits of his brilliant re branding’’.

ALEX BILMES, EVENING STANDARD JANUARY 2003

 

 

‘‘Thanks to the efforts of Carlo Brandelli, you can buy an off the peg suit that looks so sharp 

that it makes Gucci look like H & M’’.

DAMIAN FOXE, THE GUARDIAN JANUARY 2000

 

 

‘’A designer of exceptional quality and talent’’.

EKOW ESHUN, ARENA MAGAZINE EDITOR FEB 1998

 

 

‘‘Design Rigor stamped on every gene’’.

JAYNE PICKERING, HARPERS BAZAAR SEPT 1997

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli’s Squire is about as tuned into the zeitgeist as you can get’’.

KIM MACKENZIE, WALLPAPER MAGAZINE SEPT 1997

 

 

‘‘One of the most important players in modern British Menswear’’.

DYLAN JONES, ARENA MAGAZINE JUNE 1997

 

 

‘‘Carlo Brandelli of Squire is the kingpin of London menswear’’.

HARRIET QUICK, ID MAGAZINE FEB 1996