Wallis Reveals Its Collections For Autumn Winter 2011
Released on: July 14, 2011, 4:20 pm
Wallis has announced its collections for Autumn/Winter 2011.
The womens fashion company continues the paired down
trend during the autumn/winter season with '60s Modernity', offering a strong
modernist take on the 1960s. Architecturally tailored pieces such as the three
quarter length coat, long lined tunic and the flood length trousers create clean
lines in futuristic shapes. Unexpected colour clashing on a pallet of electric blue,
ginger and black are blended on fabrics of denim, tweed and leather, while prints on
knitwear pieces provide stark contrasts. Favourite pieces from the story include the
ankle grazing two tone trouser and the leather T shirt, which makes a welcome return
this season with fur trim sleeves. Accessories are kept simple to complete the
minimalistic look, with snakeskin adding texture.
The 'Babington House' collection offers masculine tailoring and historical
referencing, combined to create a quintessentially English collection with a nod to
the 1970s. Russet hues blend with peach and camel while colour blocking of muted
tones remains important. Ali MacGraw inspired T dresses in autumnal shade colour
clashes add retro glamour to the collection. Culottes and flared cords are key
trouser shapes for the season, creating fluid lines in intrepid colours of berry and
burnt orange. These can be paired with a pussy bow blouse and a snug sweater vest or
velvet blazer to complete this feminine silhouette. Hero items include the tweed
belted trench coat and the berry Afghan faux fur coat. Accessories could include a
fedora with a feather in the brim and a patent ladylike tote for 1970s chic.
This autumn/winter, the womens clothing company also pays homage to Alexander McQueen with the 'Gorgeous Gothic'
collection in a story that evokes Gothic glamour. Leather and chiffon fabrication
come together throughout the collection to create dramatic effects. Black mink and
soft smoke lilac are blended for vintage boudoir feel. The silhouette is lean;
sheer fabrics and contrasting hem lines create a provocative response, while pleats
and tucks soften the look and create floaty elegant lines. Victoriana boots laced to
the knee are teamed with outerwear favourites including the opulent beaded cape or
the midnight black faux fur coat to complete the look.
All products will be available on-line at wallis.co.uk including a fantastic range
of shoes, belts and bags to accessorise outfits for all occasions.
Wallis is as an aspirational, premium high street brand. The brand has a strong
British heritage - first store opened in Islington 1932.
At the heart of Wallis is an understating of real women. It believes in women as
individuals not stereotypes and it wants women to look and feel the best they can.
This is reflected in the brand's design philosophy. Wallis design clothes that
allow real women to look great - clothes that combine the fabric and cut with their
Wallis dresses today's woman with distinctively designed clothes for a modern
contemporary look that makes her feel confident and special, whatever the occasion.
Interpreting trends for the fashion conscious 35+ woman and offering clothes that
reflect the spirit of women today.
Quality of fit and fabric is paramount as it’s the brands aim to provide a welcoming
and enjoyable shopping experience.
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