Next Spring/Summer 2014

November 12th, 2013


I was lucky enough to be invited to the Next Spring/Summer press preview last Thursday, and I can tell you, the collection left me seriously excited. It seems Next is having a stylish 1980s moment, and choosing all my favourite colours as a basis for the colour palette, with blue, grey and mustard all being used to excellent effect.

I loved the sophistication of the new collection. Biker style jackets in tweed and herringbone style prints, fit and flare skirts teamed with classic white shirts and blouses for a look that can easily transcend work and evening wear. Boxy style jackets are teamed with shorter length pencil shirts  in a mismatch of prints, in a range of separates that will work with all the things you already have in your wardrobe.

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DSCN4928As you would expect from Next, the accessories are pretty special, with lots of designer inspired handbags and shoes, include chain handled handbags that reminded me of a very famous French House of Couture. Again there are definite nods to the 1980s, with ankle straps and pointed toes on shoes and snake prints being a big feature.

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DSCN4932I just loved so many pieces from the range, with a real French feel to it that speaks sophistication and elegance. Think Ines De La Fressange at the height of her 1980s supermodel stage as your muse, add a chain handled bag and a dash of snakeprint, and you will be all set to hit Spring in style.

A few more fave pieces from the Next S/S 2014

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One Response to “Next Spring/Summer 2014”

  1. There looks to be some gorgeous pieces in this collection! Ax

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