Mary Mary, Quite Contrary

Earlier this year you saw me salivate over this woman's S/S '12 collection and I think I speak for the whole fash pack when I say I waited with bated breath for this morning's LFW showing from her.

And she hasn't disappointed. Ladies and gents: Mary Katrantzou A/W '12

The designer is clearly not letting the trends from S/S be totally forgotten and opened her show with some amazing voluminous pastel dresses. All baring her trademark prints, naturally.

Happily she has also refused to let go of the summer brights so while most fashion houses tend to mute their colours for the autumnal period Katrantzou has bucked the trend and kept some incredibly vibrant pieces which I, for one, am thrilled about.

The collection developed into a rainbow range of colours after the initial neons which pleases me greatly as there's nothing worse than the lack of vibrancy clothing stores usually have to offer in the darker months.

That said Katrantzou did show some more season-led pieces in neutral tones so I'd say really, colour wise, there's something for everyone from Mary this coming A/W.

Enjoy, I know I will!


  1. I really love her work. The print she creates are so bold and although I don't think it would suit me now, i hope i have the confidence to wear something like that one day! x

    1. Have a go! There are some great high street alternatives at reasonable prices so if you're not a massive fan at least you haven't broken the bank. The best way to dip into prints, I think, is to team them with another of your wardrobe favourites - some plain trousers, a neutral jacket, a staple T etc. That way the lack of vibrancy around the print will mute it a little and allow you to edge it into your wardrobe comfortably.
      Fashion's supposed to be fun - and who care's if the guy in the street doesn't understand why you're wearing a pineapple printed shirt?! You look great!


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