Oliver Spencer: ‘The Suit That People Go To Work In Is A Thing Of The Past’

‘What day of the week are we? Could be Monday could be Tuesday,’ says London-based menswear designer Oliver Spencer, musing on the Groundhog Day level of mundanity we’ve experienced this year. However, one thing the Spencer feels sure about is the effect the Covid-19 pandemic has had on our wardrobes. I’m afraid that the suit people go to work is a thing of the past,’ Spencer says of the smart office tailoring that once dominated many men’s work wardrobes. As we’ve been confined to our homes, 2020 has seen a significant spike in the sales of the designer’s loungewear pieces, be it Milan jersey slim tracksuit trousers or dressing gowns in windowpane check organic cotton cloth, half zip sweatshirts in cotton fleece or multicoloured melange socks. ‘I think we actually sold out of tracksuit bottoms at one point,’ he laughs. Read more at Wallpaper.