Autumn Winter 17 sees a bold collection from River Island bringing high trend and bold colours to the season in a way we have not seen before by the retailer. Combined with the traditional colour palette of the season, River Island endeavours to create a diverse collection, suiting the needs to low-key casual clothing to party season indulgence.
Exaggerated shoulders and asymmetric lines encapsulate 80’s Excess. Combined with oversized bows and exaggerated embellishment, this capsule embodies the opulence of 80’s wealth. Dark tones of black and cobalt blue are contrasted with the bright, jewel tones and sparkling diamantes of the featured accessories, in oversized, extravagant shapes and cuts.
Inspired by streetwear, Harlem fuses grunge and urban styles for a fresh take on the aesthetic. Relaxed, longline shapes feature with graphic puffer jackets and classic denim with hues of lilacs and ruby reds. Coloured shearing features heavily in accessories for chic, but fun final touches to your look.
Opulent feminity is the overarching theme of this capsule. Heavy embellishment, lavish jewels combined with delicate ruffles and frills, puff sleeves and gothic lace personifies History Girl. Reminiscent of royal luxury, History Girl offers sumptuous dressing to set you apart from the high trends of the season.
Heritage Luxe offers over-sized, anti-fitting tailoring in office hues of greys and brown with accessories in tones of blush to compliment the palette. Deconstruction is at the forefront of this capsule, contrasting the masculine shapes and cuts of the clothing with the softness and femininity of the accessory offering.
Tonal dressing and colour blocking are here with a bang for AW17 with Colour Code. Bright and distinctive tones and colours are used throughout the capsule, using layering and contrasting textures to provide the ultimate tonal and colour block outfits.
Parisien Prep sees a classic, masculine palette of tobacco, charcoal and navy combined with soft textures offering a chic but relaxed collection. River Island captures the classic preppy aesthetic by adding football scarves, varsity hoodies, and stripped knit jumpers.
Street Luxe uses statement fabrics to create a luxurious streetwear aesthetic. Velour tracksuits and faux fur jackets give an opulent edge. Street Luxe smart is the formal offering of the collection. The subtle, muted palette of the suiting is contrasted by plush tones of deep purple, red and gold to construct a more contemporary tailoring aesthetic.
Vintage sportswear meets rugged country in Pursuits. Using earthy tones with hues of blue, the collection provides a relaxed and masculine approach to Winter dressing.
Inspired by timeless 40’s style, Manhattan reconstructs smart tailoring for an updated, contemporary look and feel. Classic pinstripe shirts and cropped tailored trousers are merged with fur-trimmed parkas for a spohisticated but relaxed look.