“When summer finally arrives – or you’ve found yourself transplanted onto sunny shores via plane, train or automobile – the one guarantee is that your wardrobe will start to crave a little linen” says Stylist Magazine’s fashion director Alexandra Fullerton.
The promise of warmer weather always entices me to slip into cool, light linen. Of course I have a long passion for French-style and so simple, paired-down linen pieces were the golden rule when packing my suitcase for a week in Provence. It was all about the timeless, well-cut, and classic looks.
Despite its reputation for creasing fast, linen is a summer staple for good reason. The subtly thicker weave means it looks more polished than basic cotton and has an easy-chic style that makes you look effortlessly put together, however un-put together you may feel”, adds Fullerton.
When designing our first clothing collection, I had simplicity in mind but still wanted pieces that looked utterly elegant. My appreciation for the provenance of linen meant I could not compromise in making anything less than exceptional; the pieces were sewn here in London using the highest quality Belgian linen... a true European work of art!
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