Inspiration for SS14

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It is this photograph of Flamenco dresses that I took on a trip to Seville in January whilst shooting our look book that inspired me to choose the palette of sun-faded brights into soft pastels for Spring/Summer 14.

Classic polka dots are always uplifting and chic. Their staccato rhythmic repeat has been printed exclusively for Penelope Chilvers over smooth semi -matte satin. Jute espadrille bases have been dyed to complement the satin tones.

Watermelon, poppy, geranium and powder pink sit beside tones of blue, conjuring up images of overloaded balconies of hanging geraniums in the Mediterranean sun, bringing in the warmth of natural materials that are so intrinsic to the brand.

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