Born into a family of tailors, Neil Barrett previously worked at both Gucci and Prada before launching his own namesake label in 1999. The British label produces 85% of their designs in Italy, favouring high-quality materials and skilled craftsmanship for a luxurious finish. With beginnings in menswear, Neil Barrett later launched a womenswear line in 2006 which follows the same modern and clean-cut aesthetic that the brand has been known for.
Neil Barrett looks to offer a ‘modern interpretation of a daily uniform’, which is clear throughout his streamlined collections. Producing womenswear, kidswear and clothing, bags, shoes and accessories for men, Neil Barrett offers everything for a modern wardrobe, From outerwear to beachwear, the brand creates sharp silhouettes throughout menswear with considered detailing, met with an athletic influence to create classic yet contemporary attire. Collections are designed to be functional and wearable, working perfectly together or separately. Graphic prints feature through crisp shirts to relaxed swim shorts, elevating basic pieces with a modern sensibility. Boxy fit shirts and slim-fit trousers are tailored perfectly for a relaxed yet refined silhouette. From crossbody bags to sleek suiting, Neil Barret provides an alternative to traditional styles through clever prints, detailing and cuts which feel refreshing yet timeless.
In womenswear, Neil Barrett takes the same forward-thinking approach, creating minimalist yet intriguing designs which reminagine essential styles. Working with a mainly monochromatic colour palette, the brand draws from menswear styles to create effortlessly cool pieces with an andrrogynous edge. Tailored blazers, wide-leg trousers and simple t-shirts with unexpected details will be reached for again and again.
Neil Barrett has stores across the world, in cities such as Milan, Tokyo and Mykonos, and their collections are also found in many major department stores. Collections can be accessed online via the brand’s online store, as well as through Farfetch, Selfridges and Harrods.