Hot New Brands for SS18
We’re shaking things up a bit here at Stanwells this SS18 and introducing some hot new brands that we’re sure you will adore. After searching high and low for unique designers from across the world, we’ve come up with eight fabulous new collections for you to lust after all summer long.
Abundant with exciting colour, chic silhouettes and exquisite tailoring it’s no wonder Smythe’s SS18 collection has been given the royal seal of approval by Kate and Meghan. Created in Canada by Andrea Lenczer and Christie Smythe in 2004, Smythe specialises in providing exceptionally luxurious outerwear that brings a sense of occasion to any outfit, be it formal or casual. Designed with the modern woman firmly in mind, these exquisite jackets blend classic masculine styles with modern feminine tailoring to create one of a kind, unique pieces that you won’t find anywhere else.
Why not pair the stunning Duchess Blazer in Ivory, with its contrasting gold buttons, mixed length hem and oversized peak lapel with your favourite jeans for a look that will take you from day to evening with ease. If you’re looking for something with a playful edge, invest in the Long Notched Collar Blazer in Black and turn the sleeves up to reveal the vibrant floral lining which is sure to brighten up any outfit. Layer up over t-shirts, shirts, sweaters and trousers for an endless array of outfit combinations you’re guaranteed to love.
Be enticed by the spirit of the Mediterranean which flows gracefully through each design in the Intropia SS18 collection. Re-branded in 2016, Intropia (formally Hoss Intropia) specialises in creating chic, fashion-forward designs with a bohemian twist. You can expect an abundance of dainty floral prints, crochet lace and ruffle trims crafted from lightweight fabrics in a relaxed silhouette.
Embrace this whimsical European style by investing in the Rose Print Midi Dress, adorned with crochet lace trims, delicate ruffles and sweet tassels, this flowing midi-dress is guaranteed to keep you looking and feeling cool on even the hottest of days. Why not try pairing the Beige Floral Print Top with some light wash jeans on those cooler, breezy days that we’re so accustomed to here in sunny England? Slip on a pair of your favourite sandals and you’re good to go in a look that will take you from browsing the shops to a walk on the beach with ease.
I’m sure you’ll be thrilled to know that the jean queen Donna IDA’s SS18 collection will finally be hitting both stores and appearing online soon. Keep your eyes peeled for her vibrant cashmere sweaters, delicate printed blouses and of course the star of the show, her gorgeous jeans which have been drawing people in since the launch of the brand back in 2012.
Retro styling has been re-worked for the SS18 collection which is abundant with bold, bright colours, playful slogans and delicate prints. Make a statement in the Posh & Skinny Sweater, crafted from the softest vibrant blue cashmere with a metallic intarsia knit ‘Posh’ slogan adorning the front. For an edgy take on bohemian dressing, pair one of the stunning floral printed blouses with some cropped flare jeans and a Belstaff leather jacket.
Here to satisfy all of your outerwear needs, our carefully curated collection of Belstaff jackets and coats is bursting with contemporary silhouettes as well as the brand’s signature design elements that add luxurious elegance to each piece. From leather jackets to lightweight canvas trench coats, there is something for everyone in the Belstaff SS18 collection.
Famous for its rich heritage steeped in motorcycle racing, Belstaff produces timeless designs that are sure to be on heavy rotation in your wardrobe all year long. Invest in the Marvingt Leather Jacket this season and ooze biker-chic no matter what outfit you pair it with. Perfect for adding a masculine edge to your favourite dresses and skirts, the Ackington Leather Boots are a must-have, with their contrasting red sole trim and oversized biker buckle which toughens up these classic lace front boots.
Dive into a world of laid-back luxe inspired by the relaxed lifestyle of Southern California with Joie’s SS18 collection. Drawing influence from vintage creations whilst maintaining a modern aesthetic, Joie clothing is understated and chic, dripping with ditsy prints, classic stripes and delicate lace trims.
Created with travelling fashionistas in mind, the Joie girl is cool and casual maintaining a relaxed vibe whether she’s in London, Paris or sunny California. Mix and match the fabulous blouses in Joie’s SS18 collection with your favourite jeans, trainers and sunglasses for a busy day in the city or pack the lightweight tees up in your suitcase for an exotic getaway.
Characterised by vivid colours, flowing fabrics and luxurious prints, Dhela clothing embraces femininity at its finest to create stunning resort wear for the globe trotting woman. Founded by renowned designer Daniella Helayel, famous for her work as founder and creative director of Issa, Dhela’s SS18 collection takes inspiration from Helayel’s Brazilian heritage and warmer climates.
Fall in love with Dhela’s dazzling metallic prints featured on the Tricolour Long Pleat Skirt and the Tricolor Maxi Dress, both crafted with elegant flowing pleats which add texture and movement to these jaw droppingly fabulous designs. If you’re looking for something more versatile, why not invest in one of the vibrant printed shirt dresses as seen on the hit TV show Riviera? The Spacebug Long Sleeve Dress is bursting with bold, vibrant colours reminiscent of a tropical paradise and looks great dressed up with heels or worn casually with flat sandals and a floppy sun hat on warm summer days.
Created in Copenhagen in 2011, Cecilie is a unique and innovative brand derived from just two scarves and a characteristic print back in 2011 by creative director Cecilie Jorgensen. What started as a solution to a wardrobe crisis quickly developed into the quirky and forward-thinking brand that is Cecilie Copenhagen, with its vibrant colours and distinctive patterns.
With SS18 marking the return of all manner of linear patterns, Cecilie’s collection is sure to tick all the right boxes bringing runway style to the streets. Why not contrast the unconventional elegance of a Cecilie dress with a rugged Belstaff biker jacket for a modern play on summer evening dressing. Offering something a little different for SS18, the Cecilie collection is extremely versatile and looks fabulous dressed down with flats or enhanced with a pair of mid block heels for the evening.
Best known for her luxurious holiday wear inspired by French haute couture, Valerie Khalfon concludes our tour of all the fabulous new brands that we have selected for you this SS18. The perfect addition to your holiday wardrobe, Valerie Khalfon’s pieces are abundant with vivid colours, luxurious lightweight fabrics and delicate lace embroidery that oozes femininity.
Reflecting the ray of candy crush colours seen on the runway this season, Valerie Khalfon’s SS18 collection is full of bold blues, sunny yellows, pastel pinks and vivid greens. These ice cream shades are sure to inject some fun into your wardrobe and look fabulous with sun kissed skin and funky shades.
Eight fresh new brands later and we’ve come to the end of our jet-set tour of globally renowned designers. We can’t wait for you to feast your eyes on all of our new collections, so make sure you keep your eyes peeled on our ‘New Arrivals’ page on our website for the latest additions to our plethora of designer brands.