Monday, 23 January 2012

Designer Highlight - Kelly Love SS12

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SPRING/SUMMER 2012 sees KELLY LOVE travel back to the days of childhood bliss. Whimsical games by the light of the fireflies, bunches of posies picked fresh from the garden and fairytales read over and over.

Inspired by outdoor games from a child's imagination, nursery rhymes and picnics in the meadow along with the contrast of old fashioned feminity, vintage lingerie and 1930's cocktail parties.

Grown up fantasy exists in layered dresses with exclusive prints, crochet collars, pleated jersey in dusty rose, French antique lace and olive jacquard spotted silk.

Edgy dreaminess is the essence of POCKET FULL O' POSIES

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When the lookbook from Kelly Love landed in my inbox, I was quite simply blown away. Pocket Full O' Posies has me aching for spring, (which believe me, is no mean feat as I am strictly an Autumn/Winter gal). The feminine florals, sumptuous silks and delicate lace is all that I should wish to wear this coming springtime. Never before have I seen such a cohesive collection which so imaginatively captures it's inspiration. The styling, photography and choice of model are perfection. I would wear absolutely any one of these pieces in a heart-beat... although my personal favourite has to be the long Posies in My Pocket dress. This is one designer from whom I am very much looking forward to seeing upcoming collections.


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Collection: Kelly Love
Photography: Claire Pepper
Model: Georgia @ Milk Mangement
Hair & Makeup: Michelle Dacillo

23 comments:

  1. I can straight away pick out two outfits that I'd buy NOW! These are lovely! Now I want Spring too and instead it's grey, cold and miserable here... Ah well, something to look forward to I guess :-) Thanks for sharing these, have a lovely week xo

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  2. Lovely fabrics and feminine florals.beautiful x

    http://beautifulthings-danielle.blogspot.com/

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  3. What an beautiful collection! If only my bank balance could handle it! xx

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  4. Those clothes are so pretty! And the model is beautiful, the clothes fit her so nicely!

    Jessica | Vixenelle

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  5. I love how soft and flowing the pieces are, I cannot wait for warm weather!

    Ripped Nylon

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  6. Wow, everything is absolutely beautiful and her hairstyle looks amazing too

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  7. KELLY LOVE IS AN INSPIRATION.EVERY PIECE IS BEAUTIFUL. Jenny

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  8. Beautilful !!!
    & thanks for this lovely blog :)

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  9. Love the hair and such feminine clothing! <3

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  10. I love those delicate, muted florals - huge blooms of flowers - so pretty. I can't wait for spring!
    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.com/

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  11. I love the soft meets edgy feel of these looks!

    -xx-
    http://www.myvoguishdiaries.com/

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  12. the colour palette is fantastic and the fabrics looks so flattering and comfortable to wear.

    thanks for sharing.x

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  13. I adore the whole collection of whimsical pretty florals - gorgeous,
    Axx

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  14. Beautiful - I love all the flower patterns and soft fabrics.
    Looking forward to spring with all the pastels about
    Luv kat x

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  15. I have never heard of Kelly Love before, these pieces are beautiful - love the prints and styling. Will definitely be looking them up.

    Lotts
    http://lottsandlots.blogspot.com/

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  16. Beautiful blog! I followed! <3

    Ellen xx

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  17. I love those shoes in the first 4 images! And oh to wear my hair in a topknot again - soon, i shall! x

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  18. So pretty, I love the lace and polka dot textures. The hair is gorgeous as well!

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  19. Normally not even a friend of florals the frilly jumpsuit virtually jumps at me... Totally love it! xoxo

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  20. Soo so so pretty, the soft florals make me wish Spring was here RIGHT NOW!

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  21. Oh I'm in love. I would wear any of these. beautiful!

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