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This season Amanda Wakeley’s has drawn influence from Mongolia’s remote subarctic taiga; inspired by the textural layering of the nomadic tribespeople and the prevalence of extreme light and dark in this region. This is reminiscent of architect Tadao Ando’s sensitive treatment of light… layering of shadows, tones and gradients informs the season’s color palette an techniques.
Luxurious cashmere is brushed and felted into ribbed merino. Textured mohair degrades into a quilted satin twill or contemporary tartan jacquard creating a blend of color and texture. Sumptuous coatings create luxe warmth that envelop the body in cocooning oversized pieces with graphic details.
Her passion for textural contrasts transcends into the bullet bag collection in the form of exotic, calf skin or compact wool for effortless contemporary luxury.