Star by Julien Macdonald, SS15 Separates
Floaty, Bright and light – Separates by Julien Macdonald (Designers at Debenhams)
This week I am delighted to talk about a designer collection at Debenhams.
Star by Julien Macdonald is an affordable collection of separates and dresses with each item in the mid price range. Typically prices ranging from £25 – £65.
I love the flexibility of separates for mixing and matching and varying a look. For SS15 the Star Collection offers plenty of choice for light, bright, floaty and patterned looks.
It is disappointing that the sizing only goes up to a plus size UK20 because many of the shapes of tops (in particular) would look great on a curvier figure. I hope that pester power from the plus size community will get this size range increased.
There is just no escaping the neon bright influence and this wonderful lime pleat front top is perfect for wearing with trousers, skirts or smart bermuda style shorts. I love the chiffon style sleeves and the loose open neck fit. The body of this top is lined.
I have paired this top with a pair of floral pattern trousers called scuba pants. It is hard to know exactly what to call the various cuts and styles of trousers now available on the market but suffice to say that these are definitely smarter than a legging and have the cut and fit of a pair of ankle grazer trousers.
I am 5’9″ tall and ordinarily a size UK18. I am however wearing these trousers in a size UK16. There is plenty of “give” in the material of the fabric so I do think that a size UK22 will get in comfortably to the size UK20 (the largest size available in the Star range).
Please have a look at my video below to see close up details of the top and trousers.
To buy the top (£40) click HERE
To buy the trousers (£40) click HERE
To view the entire Star by Julien Macdonald Collection at Debenhams click HERE
To view the full Collection of Tops click HERE
To view the full Collection of Trousers and Leggings click HERE
Please note that my main blog postings will now be published on Fridays.
Until next Friday. Diane XXX