For SS14, our hankering for prints was calmed with the runway launch of cool, blocky horizontal lines (think Altuzarra and Alexander Wang), punchy fresh florals and a series of street-style, graphic prints featuring slogans, geometric themes and dynamic digital offerings. At Miu Miu a gang of kitsch teenager prints and colour-popping designs took to the floor, while block stripes nailed our fashion-lust at Alexander McQueen.
The latest drop from print connoisseur, Vanessa G is therefore right on the fashion money for the new season. Now available to buy online, the forward-thinking label looks to the past, and deep into the earth for its Spring/Summer’14 line. Inspired by the designer’s personal involvement in the mining sector, the latest drop combines unique prints with beautifully vintage designs.
I'm absolutely in LOVE with the brand's vibrant print shirts and charmingly tailored blush pink trouser suit. There's no doubt that this is an ensemble that will take you from day (be it at the office or a press event) to night. A tapered trouser leg here, a wide, perfectly executed collar lapel there - this is a trouser suit you won't be finding on the high street, and with the eruption of a fresh, pastel palette on the runways for SS14 - it's the ideal number to satisfy your need for the 'IT' hues for the new season. And, those shirts? Wear them tucked into a luxe white pencil skirt or wide-legged trousers for an effortless take on tailoring this spring...
All images are sourced from Vanessa G London/Vanessa G London Lookbook/