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Black Cashmere Cord Waistcoat Derek Lawlor Collection Black Cashmere Cord Waistcoat Derek Lawlor is a contemporary knitwear designer who has received great praise for his innovative work since showcasing his first collection at London Fashion Week in 2009. Each of his Haute Couture creations are entirely handmade and take between two to three weeks to complete. The designer has been Inspired by shapes and structures of Japanese armor and Architecture. This unique knitting technique involves the use of wax cord as thread, which is weaved through lace patterns to create free flowing organic shapes on tight-fitting cashmere. The remarkable weaving and stitching method is also the result of carefully considered mathematical calculations. The intricately handcrafted Black Cord Waistcoat is sleeveless and has asymmetrical characteristics. Closing at the front with a hook fastening, the waistcoat is long at the front and has a cropped appearance at the back. This versatile piece has been made using the softest cashmere and wax cotton cord. This is a perfect example of Derek Lawlor's impeccable skill and revolutionary ability as a knitwear designer. This is a bespoke piece which is entirely handcrafted and can take up two to three weeks to be made. Please contact us for more information. £2,625 €2,809 (approx) $3,675 (approx)