Coming up Roses..


I am a speck of dust hanging gently in the air as I breathe in the expectation of this Collection: Rosie Assoulin AW14, eager to get close to the flame.


Waiting to feel that magic touch of satisfaction.


She doesn’t disappoint: She has a knack of designing wearable hyper-potent scene stealing pieces that ooze cool glamour like a smoking tea infused cocktail.


This I would happily waft the rest of my days in. Rolled up and poshed with kitten heels or laid back with white sneakers.

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There are more pieces in this Collection than SS14 and (as Julius Caesar flashes neon in my mind) it’s not all perfect, but I tell myself: Don’t linger on the negatives…and I love the trousers.

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There’s always a reference to the classics but then the heat gets turned up with unexpected references and clever tailoring.

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Until I find myself dancing in a light and sun-drenched land, where puddles are figments of the imagination and umbrellas are objects of curiosity…

Laters, Kate x


  1. Lia in Brussels

    What an amazing collection and a great way to catch up – I’ve been missing a lot lately! I could wear absolutely everything and not only in my dreams!… I mean I can see me in each and every piece, in my every day life – and that’s rather rare for me! I’m keeping an eye on Rosie, already looking her up in parallel!

  2. dievca

    I love the slouchiness of the pants and the super crisp jackets/coats. And then I see the blouses, skirts, dresses — the list goes on. The rainbow dress is gorgeous, but for a taller form to do the fabric drape justice. Wow!

  3. iftheshoefits

    I wish I was tall and angular so I could wear these. Love this collection, especially the grey coat and the limey mustard evening wear. Gorgeous – totally brightened up my day. We’re getting trenchfoot here in the west country xx

  4. Jade

    I love the full burgundy skirt, and the jacket with a lovely dressage/ side-saddle inspired flare, and that red coat… wow! Jx