A sub-collection of their highly popular SS17 collection, retail giant River Island has launched their ‘High Summer’ collection offering a mix of versatile and classic summerwear pieces for both menswear and womenswear. Taking inspiration from exotic shores and summer events, River Island has created a collection of everyday summer essentials, embracing tropical prints, naval stripes and light, airy fabrics with a touch of exquisite glamour.
Romantic meets western in Pretty Western. Using lightweight fabrics with frill embellishment, the airy, lightweight feel of the collection exudes summer romanticism. Contrasted with dark, bolder colours, the collection alludes to grunge rocker style, bringing depth to the collection.
The ultimate resort-chic capsule, filled with tropical prints and African embroidery, the collection simulates a tropical paradise. Consisting of a natural colour palette and lightweight fabrics, Gloabalista perfects chic traveller style with relaxed silhouettes – ideal for a jet-setting lifestyle.
Smart tailoring is emphasised in Neo Classic, using sophisticated cuts with modern trends, the collection delivers for classic summer styling. The neutral tonal palette of nudes, whites and cream create delicate, soft pieces contrasted with on-trend print accessories to create statement focus points.
Inspired by Carnival, Island Time embraces vibrant colours, sequins and fun, daring cuts to complete your Summer wardrobe. Taking inspiration from street influences, hits of colour are contrasted by monochrome and metalic sportswear. Special attention was paid to accessories in completing this capsule adding chunky, colourful platforms and oversized bags.
Muted colours and relaxed silhouettes define River Island’s Grunge. Combined with modern aesthetics of cropped pants, embellished jackets and oversizing, the capsule imitates 90’s LA grunge.
Fusing vintage streetwear with modern aesthetics and sportswear, 90’s Sport utilises colour blocking and technical designs to transform vintage sportswear into a modern, stylish and defining look.
Californification embodies the West Coast aesthetic. Using a light, airy tonal palette alongside naval stripes, floral prints and light washed denim, the collection exudes summer relaxation.
The formal offering of the collection, Venice consists of fitted double-breasted and single-berated suits alongside tailored shorts and floral shirts. accessories are a focal point of the collection consisting of intricately printed ties, classic sunglasses and smart desert boots.
Normcore Skate embraces a strong, masculine colour palette of blacks, whites alongside light washed denim. Consisting of classic pieces and wardrobe essentials, Normcore Skate embodies the modern, masculine style.