matthew-williamson-ballantyne-sketch.jpgMatthew Williamson is unveiling a new collaboration with knitwear brand Ballantyne Cashmere. The company has teamed up with the British designer for a capsule knitwear collection that will comprise of both men's and women's wear.

"It was a privilege to work with Ballantyne, an iconic brand possessing such a rich British heritage," said Williamson. "Ballantyne has a great appreciation of style and craftsmanship which truly complements the Matthew Williamson brand."

Inspired by "British heritage," the line was produced in both Italy and Scotland. The 10-piece collection is due to be unveiled in February during Milan Fashion Week.

So far details are being kept under wraps. Besides this sketch little is known about the line except that will feature Williamson's bright colours and eye-popping prints.

"We are thrilled with the choice of Matthew Williamson as creative director of this capsule collection," said Franco Natalucci, CEO of Ballantyne Cashmere. "In addition to our British roots, both brands share a genuine love of quality and luxury workmanship."

The Matthew Williamson for Ballantyne Cashmere collection will be available from July.

Source: WWD | Vogue UK