Whether you’re attending a winter wedding or filling up your December calendar with dinner parties, our new occasionwear collection has the timeless classic for you
WORDS FROM OUR HEAD OF DESIGN, CLARA VARAKACHANAPONG
“I designed an occasionwear collection for SS18 which had a really good reaction, it actually went so well that we decided to continue offering a capsule occasion collection each season going forward. For AW18, I wanted to disregard the long-term stereotype of dark, jewel colours only being used in Autumn/Winter and brights for Spring/Summer…therefore introducing our hero romantic floral print on a bright okra base and acting as the anchor for the collection and clashing it with rhodolite pinks.”
As the glittery season approaches, so do the calendars jam-packed full of Christmas do’s, imminent New Years Eve celebrations and people constantly jibing, “I can’t believe how quickly it’s has come around, again”. Amongst the inescapable wintertime clichés, we’ve brought you the new ELVI Occasionwear Collection.
The ‘Alula’ dress is at the heart of this collection, beaming through in vibrant okra yellow. The core look features a continuing hero print, which has been carried across multiple pieces – meet the painterly, abstract Dahlia flower. The relaxed pattern introduces an incredibly elegant feel to the collection which sits alongside some key classics.
The Occasionwear Collection features staple colours such as onyx black and warm coppery tones. However, we wanted to inject some more interest by styling our hero print with the rhodolite pinks. Indulgent satins, gossamer lace fabrics and body-skimming shapes give the collection a more luxury feeling that works with the wintry days and cold nights.