It feels strange to be bringing SS11 to the table whilst there's snow (well more like sludge now) covering my street. But hey ho seasons shmeasons, these are some shots from the River Island Spring/Summer 2011 lookbook. Can't say its got me that excited. In fact i'm starting to wonder if i've picked up photos from New Look rather than River Island...not that that is a bad thing. Maybe R.I just can't trump their impressive A/W collection.
I'm seeing some designer inspirations within the pieces...Marc by Marc Jacobs with the multi coloured stripes. Rodarte with the tassles. Chloe with the Camel vs Denim.
Some other pieces from the lookbook clearly influenced by the 80's and Miami Vice with crisp white blazers and flourescent pink and purple trousers and top combos. Which is not for me. Also a lot of full A-line floral skirts - cute. Typical, but cute.
I'm a tad concerned about the cut on the polka dot jumpsuit, i mean, really? Although the feather print trousers and slouchy vest will be on my hit list for Summer.
What do you think of the lookbook? Everyone knows it's all about Topshop in the Summer anyway so....