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Carven Linen and Silk Sleeveless Geometric Print Dress

Carven Linen and Silk Sleeveless Geometric Print Dress

Carven Linen and Silk Sleeveless Geometric Print Dress

The Carven Linen and Silk Sleeveless Geometric Print Dress is a linen and silk blend dress with a stunning abstract print design in shades of purple and navy on a white background. The dress is sleeveless with a round neck, and features inverted box pleat detail at the front. It has an exposed back zip fastening. The dress is fully lined and falls to above the knee.

The model, pictured right, is 5’9″ and wearing a size FR36, the equivalent of a UK size 8. The dress fits true to size.

The dress is available in sizes FR36 (UK 8), FR38 (UK 10), FR40 (UK 12) and FR42 (UK 14)

Fabric and care: 72% linen, 28% silk; lining 65% acetate, 35% viscose; dry clean only.

Carven, the French designer brand, is taking the fashion world by storm this season with this enviably styled print dress, perfect if you are looking for something extra special and eye candilicious! The model has completed the look with the fabulous Smythson Cooper Tote in violet, and the studded McQ Alexander McQueen black suede courts.

UK based, worldwide shipping.

Burberry Brit Pennistone Parka

Burberry Brit Pennistone Parka

Burberry Brit Pennistone Parka in Taupe

The Burberry Brit Pennistone Parka is a cotton and linen blend parka which would be great to wear over the summer. It’s lightweight, with a two way front zip fastening. The parka has press stud fastening gunflaps, storm flap and epaulettes. The long sleeves can also be rolled up and secured with press stud tabs.

The parka has a hood, which attaches / detaches with a zip fastening and has a drawstring and toggle fastening. The jacket also has a drawstring at the waist and at the hem.

The jacket has lots of pockets – four in total, two with flap tops with a press stud fastening, and two with diagonal zip fastenings.

The parka is fully lined in cotton.

It fits true to size and is available in UK sizes 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16. The model in the photo above is 5’10” and a size 8.

Fabric and care: 62% cotton, 38% linen; lining 100% cotton. Cool machine wash.

Burberry code number: 38133301.

Style note: The luxe parka is essential for the transitional period to summer and also for cooler summer days. The taupe / neutral colour teams well with this season’s global and tribal prints – and it also looks fab with jeans and those neon colours that are so on trend. It’s the perfect way to complete your off duty look.

UK based, worldwide delivery available.

AllSaints Aviator Dress

AllSaints Aviator Dress

AllSaints Aviator Dress in Vintage Ebony

The AllSaints Aviator Dress is a sleeveless dress with a round neck at the front and deep scoop back with a tie across the back of the neck. It has a self tie bow sash at the back, deep drapes at the side and a button fastening right the way down the front. The dress falls to above the knee and features rusty metal rivet detail.

It is available in UK sizes 6, 8, 10, 12 and 14.

Material: 100% viscose

Style note: This is a relaxed and easy to wear summer dress, with a shape and style which are truly unique. Suited to day or evening wear depending on how it is accessorised, try teaming the dress with the AllSaints Braid Bag and Alomar Flat Sandals for a relaxed casual daywear ensemble.

UK based, free UK delivery, worldwide delivery available.

Vivienne Westwood Stripe Pannier Dress

Vivienne Westwood Stripe Pannier Dress

Vivienne Westwood Stripe Pannier Dress

This Vivienne Westwood Stripe Pannier Dress is a sleeveless linen mix dress with a scoop neck and a button down front. It has a princess seam at the top, a dipped waistline and ruching to the skirt, with removable internal panniers to create that wonderful shape.

Both versions of the dress fit true to size.

Available in sizes 10, 12 and 14

Fabric and Care:  90% linen, 10% polyester; lining: 100% cotton; trims: 65% polyester, 35% cotton; hand washable

Style note: This is a really versatile dress – the panniers that give the lower part of the dress that wonderful shape attach easily with underties and are removable, giving you two looks in one. It’s easy to look good in this dress and the linen mix fabric is perfect for the summer. Complete the look with the black Vivienne Westwood Chatelaine Flap Over Bag and the Armani Jeans logo court shoes.

UK based, global shipping available.

Vivienne Westwood Stripe Arianna Dress

Vivienne Westwood Stripe Arianna Dress

Vivienne Westwood Stripe Arianna Dress

This Vivienne Westwood Stripe Arianna Dress is a a black and brown stripey, stretch linen dress with elbow length, batwing sleeves. The style is asymmetrical, with one sleeve longer than the other, and the dress has draping to the body.

The dress fit true to size.

Available in sizes 10, 12 and 14

Fabric and Care: 96% linen, 4% elastane; machine washable

Style note: This classic Vivienne Westwood Anglomania style features bold stripes with ruched asymmetrical panels which are very flattering to the figure. This fun dress makes the transition from daywear to evening wear easily, and the stretch linen fabric is great for the summer. Complete the look with black shoes and a black patent Vivienne Westwood Ebury clutch.

UK based, global shipping available.

Acne Lucille Linen Dress

Acne Lucille Linen Dress


Acne Lucille Dress in White

Acne Lucille Dress in Blue Linen or White Cotton

The Acne Lucille Dress is available as either a sky blue shift dress made from a linen material which also has an irredescent pink sheen or as a simple white dress made from a cotton blend fabric.

The dress has short sleeves, a round neck and falls to just above the knee. It is fully lined in a nude fabric which has a frayed hemline, and this fabric is just visible at the hem of the dress.

The dress fastens with an exposed zip fastening centre back, and it fits true to size. The model is wearing a size FR36, which is the equivalent of a UK 8.

Available in sizes FR34 (UK 6), FR36 (UK 8 ) and  FR40 (UK 10)

Fabric and Care:
Blue: 100% linen; lining 97% polyester, 3% spandex; dry clean.
White: 52% Cotton, 43% Nylon, 5% Elastane; lining 97% Polyester, 3% Spandex; dry clean.

Style note: This linen shift dress is so easy to wear and effortless nods to this season’s aquatic trend. I love the pink irredescence to the linen which really sets the fabric apart, and you could emphasise this by teaming the dress with nude pink accessories. The dress can be worn for work or play, and is a very chic style to see you through the summer and beyond. The model is carryin the Anya Hindmarch Bruton tote.

UK based, global shipping available.

Vivienne Westwood Pannier Metallic Dress

Vivienne Westwood Pannier Metallic Dress

This Vivienne Westwood Pannier Metallic Dress is a sleeveless, above the knee dress with a scoop square neckline and back and front button fastening bodice. The dress has a full skirt which gathered to the waist, and the lovely metallic fabric from which the dress is constructed is a linen blend. The dress has removable panniers so you can make the hips look bigger or smaller (the panniers are in on the image on the left, and out in the image on the right).

The dress fits true to size and the model is 5’10” and wearing a size 8.

Available in sizes 8, 10, 12 and 14

Fabric and Care: 83% linen, 17% nylon; hand wash only.

Measurements: for a size 8, the length is 88cm / 34.3″; bust 70cm / 35.3″ (all measurements are approximate)

Style note: This a luxurious and sparkling dress from Vivienne Westwood Anglomania which will enable you to sparkle at any cocktail party or evening occasion.  Complete the look with sparkling accessories such as Gina’s Shiri Platform Courts in gold teamed with the Lara Bohnic Lunar Python Clutch.

UK based, global shipping available.

French Connection Lucky Linen Dress

French Connection Lucky Linen Dress in Winter White, Marina (Blue) or Covert Green

The French Connection Lucky Linen Dress is a linen  mini shift dress with two large pockets at the front. It is sleeveless with a round neck and has an exposed back zip fastening.

It is available in UK sizes 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16

Fabric and Care: 100% linen; machine washable cold

Style code: 719ZF

Length: 80.2cm / 31.6″

Style note: This is a cute mini dress that is reminiscent of the dresses that Twiggy wore in the 1960s. Nice and short, it is perfect for day or evening wear and can be worn with ribbed tights or bare legs depending on the season. Keep the retro theme going by teaming the dress with French Connection’s Jackson platform sandals and the Cleo Hazel Clutch.

UK based, worldwide shipping is available.

Barbour Duralinen Trooper Jacket

Barbour Duralinen Trooper Jacket with Tartan

The Barbour Duralinen Trooper Jacket is a ladies’ hooded linen jacket made from a double faced material which has a thick, although not waterproof, PU outer coating and a tartan inner.

The jacket has a front zip fastening which is concealed by a press stud fastening flap and a drawstring waist. There are four flap pockets on the front of the jacket – the two chest pockets fasten with a stud and the two lower pockets have a diagonal zip fastening – and there is also a pocket on the left sleeve. The sleeves themselves have a roll up option with a tab and stud fastening, to expose the tartan inner.

The zip pull is branded “Barbour” and the branding is also subtly embroidered onto the lower left pocket.

It is available in UK sizes 8, 10, 12 and 14

Fabric and care: 100% linen with non waterproof PU outer coating; machine washable

Length: 30-33″ / 76-84cm

Style note: This is a smart, British heritage jacket that is perfect for every day use. Wear it over your skinny jeans to keep the summer chills at bay in one of the most chic ways possible. This jacket will be as in fashion next year as it is this, and add a dash of practicality as well as style to your wardrobe.

UK based, global shipping available.

Vivienne Westwood Ariana Striped Jersey Dress

Vivienne Westwood Ariana Striped Dress in Navy and White

This Vivienne Westwood Ariana Striped Dress is a navy and white dress made from a stretch linen material. The dress has asymmetrical twist detail, gathering to the sides and an asymmetrical neckline. It has elbow length sleeves and is above the knee.

This dress fits true to size and simply slips on over the head to fit.

Available in sizes XS (UK8), S (UK 10), M (UK12), L (UK 14), XL (UK 16) and XXL (UK 18)

Fabric and Care: 96% linen, 4% lycra; hand wash.

Style note: Lovely for the summer, this signature Vivienne Westwood Anglomania style puts a new twist on a navy and white dress, and this dress exhibits the High Priestess of Fashion’s unique touches. With a nautical feel, complete the outfit with a jacket in white, navy, red or grey and team with high heel platform sandals or espadrilles in tan, red, navy or grey. A black tote bag adds the finishing touch to make a great day wear ensemble.

UK based, global shipping available.

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