Debenhams have some gorgeous pieces in their latest ‘Edition’ collection, for Spring Summer 2013, featuring designers Jonathan Saunders, Preen, Roksanda Illincic and Marios Schwab.
Dynamic design duo, Preen, have proved they are a force to be reckoned with once again this season with their quirky but stylish new collection for Edition. They infuse gothic leather, ladylike lace and a slight hint of sophisticated taoiloring, perfectly. Bursts of vibrant colour clash beautifully against a relaxed black and white palette. Look out for their oversize floral print dresses for an edge of femininity.
“Our Spring Summer collection takes inspiration from the botanical with gorgeous bold floral prints,” say the duo. “We worked with simple shapes to allow the colour and print to take centre stage.”
In her fourth collection for Debenhams, Roksanda Ilincic demonstrates refined ladylike tailoring with a twist, Sudden pops of colour add drama to the demure dresses. Cinched in waists and A-line shapes are stunning, punctuated with baroque applique detail and tweed prints.
“The Spring Summer collection is in keeping with my signature use of bold shape, and feminine draping; a pop of neon green highlights the muted tones, and embroidery adds a touch of luxury, ” explains Illincic.
Jonathan Saunders Edition collection mixes candy colours, retro patterns and vintage shapes, mixing modern tailoring with 1950s shapes and styles for a demure, but edgy look. Sleek pencil skirts, ‘wiggle’ dresses, belted macs and patterned maxis are key.
for a demure but edgy look.
“My Edition collection combines classic shapes with block colour and my signature love of print to create a fresh look for Spring Summer 2013,” says Saunders.
Marios Schwab’s second collection for Edition is effortlessly graceful and glamorous with his signature edge adding unique touches to all of the designs. Laser cut detail, flowing chiffon and graphic bright prints cut through full skirts and demure necklines to bring an edge of playfulness to the silhouette sculpting styles. The colour palette is elegant – blacks, royal blues, regal reds and stunning creams.
“I wanted to introduce something very unique for the Edition customer, dresses that have a contemporary, feminine yet hard edged design aesthetic, “explains Schwab. “This collection is aimed at women who are empowered and emboldened by their femininity.”