The days are getting longer and the weather is starting to warm, yes we are well on the path to spring and with it comes a new, brighter, airier wardrobe. Put down the grey knit and black flannel trousers, and treat yourself to loose printed wrap dresses, light lemon knits and classic marinieres – after all, you managed to make it through winter.
Our shopping editor brings you the brands that we are most excited about this season and the staples you need to be adding to your very own spring collection. These are the womenswear brands to know for SS/18.
Danish brand Gestuz offers a new take on Scandinavian simplicity with bold statement pieces paired with relaxed timeless styles creating a wardrobe that suits the modern woman, whether it be for work, play, or in-between. With an effortless-ease, Gestuz’s striking silhouettes are easily interchangeable. Pair a wrap dress with track pants, track pants with knit, knit with dress…
Gestuz captures the nuances of what it is like to be a woman today. This season their shapes and patterns reflect a no-nonsense approach to dressing that still keeps that playful air.
Blending traditional opulence with contemporary silhouettes, British brand Ted Baker is perhaps best known for its striking prints and luxurious materials. Adding a touch of glamour into the everyday, the brand takes inspiration from the wealth and grandeur of British stately homes, palaces and gardens.
This season expect more of what Ted does best; bold, instantly recognisable prints and timeless silhouettes.
Bec & Bridge
With a meticulous eye for detail and a finger firmly on the pulse, Aussie brand Bec & Bridge strikes the balance between aspirational and achievable fashion. At the heart of every collection sits a yearning for something new; be it through original sleek silhouettes or a progressive edge to their garment technologies.
The growing and glowing success of Bec & Bridge today is largely down to its modern take on the classic party dress. Refreshing the dated LBD, the brand creates statement pieces for the new ‘it’ girl.
Foxiedox founder Su Young began her career at the newly establish fashion house Donna Karen working her way up from protégée to head designer. Young’s ability to envisage collections that celebrate femininity whilst keeping touch with the modern’s woman’s wardrobe both in form and functionality sits at the heart of her Foxiedox collections.
Delivering uncompromising designs for the woman of today, the brand’s contemporary take on classic styles is a must for any Spring/Summer wardrobe. With intricate lace detailing, a careful eye for detail and quality craftsmanship, Foxiedox combines form and functionality to create pieces designed for the millennial woman.
Creating fun and whimsical designs perfect for modern life, Joules has a firm place in our fashionable hearts. Since its founding twenty-five years ago, the brand has become a household name, most remembered for its bright, bold floral prints and unmissable Breton stripe.
With an ever-growing following of loyal outdoor-loving families, the brand continues to celebrate the British countryside and its flora and fauna.
Founded in 1981 when the Marciano brothers left the sunny French Riviera and travelled across the Atlantic to the U.S.A, Guess is a global lifestyle brand with a distinctive edge. First known for their unisex jeans, the brand has become a master of denim, revolutionising the industry with their iconic stonewashed, slim-fitting jean.
Favoured by notable names such as Carla Bruni, Drew Barrymore and Paris Hilton, Guess’s ability to add an oomph to everyday denim has made them into a modern icon.
The witty, edgy spin off brand of Moschino, Love Moschino offers that high fashion edge with a younger more dynamic twist. Eclectic and irreverent, the brand is defined by graphic prints, luxe embellishments and the signature Moschino heart motif.
This season expect the brand’s classic logo’d tees, premium Italian leather bags and dresses that ooze sex-appeal.
A fan of maximalist fashion and all things fluffy, you can find me layering prints or looking for new earrings. A disco queen at heart, if I'm not dancing around the house to 70s soul, I'm counting my flares.