Roksanda Ilincic unveils capsule collection for Matches
It is time to feast your eyes on Roksanda Ilincic's new capsule collection for Matches. The designer has reinterpreted a few key dresses from her archives especially for the boutique.The collection consists of five dresses which will launch before Christmas - just in time for all those holiday parties!
Each piece reflects Ilincic's penchant for rich colours and luxurious draping. It is the first in a series of designer collaborations with Goat, Thierry Colson and Terry de Havilland all set to create capsule lines for Matches.
"I started with cocktail dresses, so they are very special to me," says Roksanda. "They are something of a signature, so it was a real treat to revisit some of my favourites."
"Both fabric and drape are equally important to me when designing. I start from the stand, and always have the end fabric in mind. I really love seeing a fabric transformed from its arrival on a roll into a 3D form, there is something quite magical about it for me," she added. "I have been really inspired by blue and jade shades this season and I wanted to include some really vibrant combinations; they work beautifully on so many different skin tones. Also, I think making a great exit is every bit as important as making a great entrance, so I love to make a feature of the back of dresses; it is part of viewing a design in 360 degrees."