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Play with Texture

Get a FEEL for FASHION.

Show off your sophisticated sense of style through playful pairings of texture. It has never been easier to pull this look off, with fur, fringing, velvet and leather all making a splash this season! 

max mara studio

 

 

No surprises here that this Italian design has taken a highly sophisticated approach to butterscotch beige – the colour combo that seems to transcend seasons. This long line jacket oozes understated luxury, with suede panelling at the front and a cable knit for the sleeves and back. This rich, textural jacket will also pop over an all black ensemble, scarlet red and navy. A winter staple that will last the test of time.

 

 

Feathers are getting a lot of attention and for all the right reasons. They’re a little bit fancy, lots of fun and add a point of interest to any ensemble. Here, they delicately decorate the sleeve of an an otherwise classic black top. Style this up for a wintry feel with velvet jeans and an edgy belt.

 

leather coat

 

Here, a block of scarlet looks striking underneath an utterly modern and luxurious coat. Simple in its silhouette, this textural lamb leather has an almost ‘spliced’ effect, so much so that you can stroke the leather in different directions to lend it even more liveliness. This modern design over an elegant mohair knit has a dramatic effect with minimal effort.

 

paige sequin jacket

 

 

Street style has paved the way for fabrics traditionally reserved for the evening being brought out during the day. Velvet, sequins and feather are no longer reserved for cocktail parties! Instead, try styling this sequin bomber jacket with blue jeans and boots at lunch, then take it into the evening with a silk cami and trousers!

 

 

marc cain jacket

 

 

 

Leather is back in the spotlight and boy, is it making the most of it. This ice silver metallic jacket injects instant confidence and playfulness into your wardrobe. The shiny finish is highlighted here against a textural linen and lace singlet.

corporate clothing

 

 

Tailored leather has been given a ‘day to night’ update by incorporating a lace sleeve and neat, round collar. Say goodbye to chunky, biker jackets and instead welcome a more elegant design that works beautifully with a fitted dress, tailored trousers or pencil skirt.

 

 

marc cain dress party

 

 

In case anyone needed further proof that sequins are synonymous with style, this dress has hit the streets. This is the dream party dress! The dark navy sequins reflect just enough sparkle, ensuring all eyes will be on you, whilst the simple silhouette balances the intricate sequin detailing. To ensure the outfit is more Cocktail Chic than Disco Ball Fun, accessorise with classic crystal drops, suede pumps and this simple, grosgrain clutch.

 

 

max mara studio new

 

For an understated yet refined effect, consider this shirt with its mix of sheer lace and ribbon. The appeal of this ensemble is the simplicity of the pant that allows for the ivory shirt to take centre stage. This is such a lovely, feminine take on the simple white shirt – showing an alluring amount of skin at the décolletage and arm, and with a cropped hem either side, delicately tied up by ribbon.

 

 

max mara knit suede dress

 

 

Head to toe knits took centre stage on the F/W runway. This cable knit & suede piece is an easily wearable and effortlessly elegant take on this cozy trend. Opting for a ribbed knit that is still streamline ensure that the garment still highlights your figure. This is perfect update for your winter LBD.

 

max mara cream knit

 

Undeniably chic, this outfit is a melange of all our favourite things…beads, lace and a turtle neck! What’s not to love? The versatility of a well cut knit is without question. The beautiful high neckline and black embellishment (very Oscar de La Renta, we might add…) add a refined appeal to any suit, jeans, or evening trousers. For this look, we’ve dressed up the knit with lace trousers in a straight cut silhouette.

 

 

 

max mara silk dress pink

 

Strong blocks of bright, happy colours are the trend du jour. This fuchsia silk dress is meticulously detailed, giving you a wonderful waist. Meanwhile, the pleated skirt adds a feminine, romantic touch. Why not play with this stunning silk dress by add a trimmed fur jacket and suede heels? The beauty of silk is that you can mix it with nearly anything – an ankle boot in winter will also work beautifully.

 

paule ka ball gown black tie evening dress

 

 

This dress deserves a formal introduction…Say hello to the most stunning gown you will ever have the pleasure of wearing. A sweetheart neckline, softly tailored at the waist and cinched with an asymettrical bow… complete with a voluminous fishtail skirt! All this, in a divine, velvety fabric. If you want to look a million dollars and feel like a fashion royalty, this is the dress. Keep it simple with pearls, or add a little modern twist with a chocker and feather jacket. Simply Divine.

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