Linea is one of House of Fraser’s most successful lines. Full of classic pieces that successfully fuse fashion and elegance, the collection is one which adds gravitas to your wardrobe, these are pieces that you can wear forever. Neat shifts, tailored jackets and beautifully bright silk shirts and blouses are the order of the day – think the elegance of Kate Middleton, Helen Mirren and Kristen Scott Thomas, rather than the rock n roll edge of Kate Moss.
I have been challenged to put together an outfit for Linea, but have decided to show you two looks, one for the workplace and one for a night out. This was difficult to do as I loved so many items, but here are my key picks from this collection.
I would make this gorgeous bright silk shirt the basis of my collection. The colour is so lovely – a really colour pop that will lift any outfit, and would actually look great with skinny jeans. But for this look I am going to team it with a black skirt for a smart daytime look. This pleated one is still a huge fashion story – pleats seem to have become a wardrobe mainstay, and I like the knee length. To complete the look, I would add a colour clash cardigan to ward out the autumn chill. I’ve opted for this jewel emerald shade, but royal blue would look equally stylish. And to finish the look, I love Bertie’s ankle strapped Albion shoe, for a touch of 40s glamour. This would make a really gorgeous daytime look for perfect for the Office.
And for evening
You can again use that amazing yellow shirt, it is just so glamorous it could easily make the transition from smart daywear to hot evening look. Add a gorgeous pair of cigarette pants in electric blue, and finish the luck with an amazing pair of leopard print mega heels from Steve Maddon.This is a look that is perfect for a night out with friends in a hot new bar, just added a studded clutch and lipstick and you are ready to go.
To view all the Linea collection, click here.