This casual trend draws influence from a post-war, aviation
style. Brog lined flying jackets in tumbled leather, slouchy cropped
trousers and home-spun knits are key, while pockets and poppers provide a
military feel. The look is given a feminine twist with 1940s lingerie and
washed silk ditsy print blouses. Army caps, flat boots and dispatch bags in
leather or treated canvas are in sandy pastel, dusty mink and terracotta. Admiralty is smart and tailored, drawing heavily on Equestrian and Naval
RUST COLOURED FLORAL CHIFFON BLOUSE £35 53
BLACK COTTON DRILL SINGLE BREASTED WAISTCOAT £30 46
STONE BORG COLLAR GILET £35 53 DARK BLUE JEANS £35 53
TAN LEATHER NARROW BELT £15 23
Fitted riding jackets and knickerbockers are modernised with
new proportion and details. Gold trims, brass buttons and piping smarten
weathered twill, leather and wool. Double breasted jackets in washed-down
Melton wool are worn with ragged pussy bow blouses and bell sleeved silk
jersey skirts are teamed with jodhpurs.
This darkly romantic, Victorianesque collection is
modernised with deconstructed shapes and raw edges. Corseted jackets with
external seams are paired with knee length puff ball skirts and beaded maxi
skirts of dark shredded chiffon. Two-tone silk Medieval blouses and midnight
blue morning coats are softened by layered vintage lace and fine knitwear. Powder-nude and beige tulle is draped and twisted to form new shapes while
large black beaded necklaces, biker boots and long scarves toughen-up the
CREAM COTTON HIGH NECK BLOUSE
NAVY SATIN BLOUSE WITH NECK TIE AND
An eclectic mix of opulent and luxury fabric drives this
collection. Plush velvet is worn for daywear as Mohair cardigans are paired
with printed dresses in rich Quality Street colours. Metallic brocade coats
are worn with tapestry and carpet shoes. Faux Astrakhan, snake and
provide a luxurious focus while smart tailored jackets, angora coats and
skirts in washed satin are paired with beaten leather belts and accessories.
BLACK AND GOLD SATIN BROCADE JACKET
£65 99 BLACK AND WHITE STRIPE KNITTED JUMPER
£40 65 BLACK LEATHER STUDDED BELT
BLACK AND GOLD CHIFFON JAQUARD DRESS £75 114
CHIFFON SEQUINNED GOLD SCARF £20 30
BLACK CROCHET TIGHTS £9 13
SILVER SATIN TIERED DRESS WITH SPAGHETTI STRAPS £74 114
Warhols Edie Sedgwick plays muse to this late 1960s art
rock icon look. A striped monochrome mohair jumper worn as a dress is styled
with a high belt, cigarette pants and flat leather calf-length boots. Sharp
tux jackets and double breasted wide-neck coats introduce a smart edge,
while Beatle caps and bug eye sunglasses provide a hip finish.
Rainbow shades of red, yellow and blue form the colour
palette to this traditional folk-inspired collection. Knitwear is key, with
thick knitted Fair Isle and mohair jumpers layered over a base of neutral,
work-wear styled denim.
Patched circle skirts with border prints are pared
with narrow trousers while vibrantly patterned hats, mittens and scarves set
the playful mood. Handcrafted appliquι on pumps and flat boots with pom-poms
are worn with socks pulled high over the knee and complete this bright
BLUE COTTON SHORT SLEEVE CHECK SHIRT DRESS
MID BLUE DENIM MINI SKIRT
FAIRISLE MULTI COLOURED KNITTED SHRUG
CREAM COTTON GRANDDAD SHIRT
RED SHORT SLEEVE REVERSED FAIRISLE BELTED CARDIGAN
Press Release Ends.
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