MONSOON Autumn Winter 2010 Collection

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Monsoon Originals is a limited-edition evening wear collection with a signature hand-writing that is so unique to the Monsoon brand. Each piece is exquisitely designed with a rich and striking colour palette.

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Monsoon Originals is a limited-edition evening wear collection with a signature hand-writing that is so unique to the Monsoon brand. Each piece is exquisitely designed with a rich and striking colour palette. Sumptuous fabrics and beautiful embellishments are characteristic of the range and each piece is a luxury to own, not least because no more than 400 items of each style are ever produced.

English Heritage

Rule Brittania reigns for Autumn Winter 10! Classic English heritage patterns are seen on modern daywear pieces inspired by the high society crowd of intellectuals and scholars! Breton stripes are combined with Oxbridge checks for grown up dressing with an air of eccentricity.

Chunky Knits

Monsoon’s chunky knits ensure you keep warm in the cooler months with oversized textured ladies cardigans to be worn as outerwear. Use the coatigan to add volume to every day looks, layering the piece over simple jersey separates or sculptural tops. Cropped sleeves allow the under layers to stand out. Design details make this simple garment feel fresh – draped waterfall panels add movement while cable and Fairisle patterns add dimension. Wear the cape version with skinny jeans for effortless chic.

Historical Romance

Historical Romance sees a gothic trend from last season move forward forming a collection inspired by French romanticism. Unstructured soft separates are teamed with military and uniform inspired ladies jackets and outerwear. Historic details such as lace, ruffles and pleats combined with mohair knits and baroque inspired prints and devoré, offer a truly contemporary look. Occasionwear is more ornate and decorative referencing back to the opulence of luxury French interiors.

Shades of Pale

Shades of Pale sees a collection that is influenced by understated Hollywood old glamour. The look is polished, with quirky vintage touches, on extra soft but supremely luxurious fabrics. Sophisticated dresses with sheath silhouettes show clean lines on pared down essentials. Soft powdery tones are surprisingly wintry with a palette that is modest in quiet shades of pink and grey with muted turquoise.

Grand Bazaar

Grand Bazaar is a glamorous collection that has been inspired from travels through Istanbul and Marrakesh. Pick up treasured pieces that can be worn with casual separates to create the ultimate dress up, dress down wardrobe. Islamic tile patterns make for a decorative statement print while delicate paisleys mixed with feminine ethnic florals provide a romantic take on this seasons heritage trend. The story is a treasure trove of print, embellishment and shimmer!

Vintage Nostalgia

Romance, femininity and vintage touches are the undertones of Vintage Nostalgia. Delicate floral chiffons and voiles are teamed with colourful pieces inspired by the luxury of the Orient. Travel the Silk Road and make an impactful statement in ornamental patterns from a sumptuous palette of peony pinks, pomegranate and reds grounded by monotone florals, in this inspired modern day to evening collection!

Monsoon Cruise

For holidaying in winter sun, look to the Monsoon Cruise collection, a playful yet effortlessly combined range of beachwear separates. Layer print dresses over beautifully bright Breton stripe bikinis. With a nod to both the 1950’s and 1970’s, polka flared shorts and funky playsuits are the perfect cover up pieces. Prints are plush, colours rich with all styles underlying Monsoon’s bohemian spirit.

Winter Bride

Monsoon’s Bridal Collection shows stunning vintage inspired gowns for Autumn Winter 10. Designed exclusively in-house and inspired by the enchanting bridesmaid dresses of the silver screen, the collection epitomises romance with soft frothy chiffon layering and intricate hand-sewn bead embellishment. Full length column dresses offer figure-flattering empire lines and waterfalls of floating tulle to create a delicate yet dramatic feel, whilst the inclusion of shorter styles nod to the glamorous styling of the 1950’s.

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