What comes from the UK....

(Ria Thomas)

Thanks to the August issue of Elle UK, i spotted these great designs of Ria Thomas.
She just won the Pringle Visionary Knitwear Award, and in my opinion you can definitely tell why.
The designs are very pretty and original, i love the way she combined the light and airy dresses with the heavier knitwear.
Her inspiration for this collection was: Images of the inside of the body, represented on the outside.
(Click on the images for larger versions)

Danielle Scutt is another British designer, who is quite new to the London fashion scene. She debuted on the London Fashionweek with her S/S 08 collection.
When Elle is talking about the 'reinvention of modern feminity', you understand i am interested right away!

I am not sure yet whether i really like her designs or not.
Below some of her designs, see for yourself.
(again, click on the images for larger versions)

A/W 08/09

Her debut collection, S/S 08

From the UK or not, COS rocks!
I own a few pieces by this label, and i must say after wearing them over and over again i still like them a lot. The fabrics are of great quality, even the pretty cheap t-shirts, which are amazingly cut for a simple t-shirt.
I just love how simple, yet sophisticated and a little edgy the designs of COS are.

COS A/W 08/09

A few of the COS items i own, although the pictures are of a very bad quality...

(^ The grey cashmere sweater is heaven...)

(I wore these trousers a LOT, they are the most comfortable pair i've ever owned and they really go with almost everything..)

To stay in the UK mood, i made a little collage on Polyvore, where i haven't been for ages, as you can see by this creation below.
All of the items are from Topshop and lovely.....


onomatopoeia. said...

dat vestje en jurkje van ria thomas doen me echt enorm denken aan het oudere werk van sophia kokosalaki!

en wat COS betreft ben ik het helemaal met je eens. ik heb een COS trui en het streepjes tshirt dat jij ook hebt en ik vind ze nog steeds helemaal fantastisch <3

Lynn and Horst said...

love the first combination

July Stars said...

Danielle Scutt has done a lovely collection in collaboration with Top Shop, a few great pieces are still available online I think x

Ana Laura Perez said...

The Cos items are so simple yest wonderful!
Im so glad to come here eveyday and fins new posts bursting of wonderful inspiration all the time.
Much love from a fan
Also, i was wondering if maybe you can sometime post about the sale oin my site to help me?
Let me know

Robine said...

Heel erg mooi.

En COS blijft fantastisch! De blauwe broek, beige rok en 't streepjes t-shirt heb ik ook. En de cashmere trui heb ik in het donkerblauw ;)

Lana said...

De A/W collectie van Danielle Scutt is mooi en leuke post!

Missa said...

There really is nothing better than a gray cashmere sweater is there? Love the avant garde knitwear!

desmitten said...

I LOVE LULA! One of my favs! Also enjoy wig.... Danielle Scutt's collections are beautiful... great posts!!

ashley said...

topshop's shoes are so darling this season- great mix-up-my internet is too weak to get a full polyvore experience- so shall enjoi vicariously through you!

Heart in a cage said...
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Heart in a cage said...

Ik vind COS echt geweldig!<3 Dat gestreepte shirtje heb ik ook alleen zijn de streepjes goud in plaats van blauw en die 'paperbag' rok! Ik was vorige week donderdag nog in Den Haag, maar ik kocht helaas niets.:( Ik vond echt alles mooi bij COS en doordat het vrij prijzig was kon ik ook geen keuze maken haha.8)

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