Rachel Gilbert has looked to the desert for inspiration for her new Autumn/Winter 2011 Ready-to-Wear Collection as a natural stepping stone to her divine evening wear collections. The new collection “A Walk on the Deserted Side” featuring model girl of the moment Bambi Northwood-Blyth has focused on mixing earthy hues with her signature rich textured embellishments cultivating the desire to enrich and nurture a grounding balance within ourselves as you wear them.
We see a dash of fine leather in rustic sand tones in a structured power silhouette complimented with encrusted gold sequins and beading; relaxed shapes in Italian fine merino wool knitwear, silk crepe de chine draped modal crystalised jersey against studded leather creating a slated edge to the mood of the collection. An abstract floral aqua print is refreshing against the muted tones, and metal-epualette pieces were teamed with basic linens creating a balanced harmony thorughout.
Traditionally the luxourious embellished eveningwear is feminine, confident and focused form fitting silhouettes whereas this collection gives us sultry goddess dressing through to elegant whimsical dressing.
I love the mix of edgy elegance to the collection, Rachel has kept her stylish signature style throughout while mixing the on-trend fashion shapes and colours into the new ready-to-wear collection.
Zip over to the new online store www.rachelgilbertshop.com to pick your favourite look with more new styles available March 10th.
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