In February 2015, Fenn Wright Manson debuts a breath taking collection that will mark a new era for this heritage womenswear brand. Fenn Wright Manson has been a hallmark of a certain British fashion sensibility since 1974, renowned for its effortless, wearable wardrobe building pieces that transcends seasons and the whims of trends. The brand’s emphasis on relaxed separates, occasion dressing, sophisticated coating and tailoring takes on a fresh and impressive direction.
Fenn Wright Manson’s new sartorial handwriting still caters for its core customer who values the label’s versatility and accessibility, but introduces an outfit-driven collection that is super luxurious and highly covetable. This collection revisits Fenn Wright Manson’s original ethos of chic, classic pieces, whilst updating it with a youthful vibrancy. It includes exclusive digital prints influenced by architectural florals, sharp graphics and painterly brushstrokes in premium fabrics such as Crêpe de Chine, textured lace, Irish linen, sheer knits and silks blended with fine cashmere. Being knitwear focus entails a carefully engineered approach to their use of quality wools that gives the collection not only a modern feel to but also one of understated opulence.
The colour palette can be mixed, matched, coordinated and clashed with its use of colour blocking and injections of pattern. Expect: bold shades of teal, navy, aqua, orange mix well with dramatic combinations of cerise and black.
These are easy, confident pieces that will suit a range of ages and body shapes. This season comprises of jackets and tops inspired by Kimono silhouettes, tapered trousers, pleated and A-Line skirts that skim and flatter, fitted 50s-style tea dresses, fit and flare shaped dresses and structured staples that are as adaptable as they are statement-led. Fenn Wright Manson’s devotion to timeless, functional and modern styling quietly nods to all that is great about British fashion.
The label will be available in John Lewis, House of Fraser and selected independent stores nationally from February 2015.
The new collection ranges from sizes 8-18.
Fenn Wright Manson is currently retailed in 8 House of Fraser stores and will be available in 18 John Lewis stores nationwide from February 2015.