A fresh, crisp summer's day is what greeted us at Margaret Howell's London store earlier today where she previewed her S/S '11 collection. High-waisted jeans and a cropped white shirt opened the show, teamed with boyish loafers. A gorgeous minimal trench with Fifties high-waisted PE knickers swiftly followed, along with a perfect linen tee and rolled-up chinos.
Howell is the queen of "less is more" and the super-chic separates making up this collection are everything we'd like to be clad in next season. In particular, the china-blue denim peg trousers with matching Breton stripe top; multicoloured stripe print which appeared on dresses, a simply-cut top and a seriously fabulous hat! We're also loving the jumbo satchel bags and the freshly-laundered feel to the slightly crumpled cotton shorts and jacket.
Pretty perfect we say!
- Catherine Nieto