I was invited to preview Club Monaco Fall/Winter 2013 Collection for July, August and September and to put it simply – I liked what I saw.
For women, the collection used timeless styles and shapes re-worked in traditional fabrics like eyelet, cloque, and lace; playing off more structured fabrics like bonded cottons, quilted pieces, double knits, jacquards, and neoprene for contrast. Eccentricity and clean lines run throughout the collection and are accented by details like faux texture patterns, unexpected trims, and pops of color in African and 1960s inspired op prints.
Fall 2013 also marks the debut of Club Monaco Collection: an exclusive heritage-based assortment of elevated pieces marked by quality craftsmanship and fabrics such as shearling, fur, lamb leather, boiled wool, pima cotton, and silk.
I love the cut and the quality of the Club Monaco clothes. More importantly, is that each piece brings with it a comfortable and effortless urban style that can be mixed and matched into countless of possibilities.
I normally tend to focus more on women fashion but Club Monaco Men’s Collection made me take notice. They stayed true to classic cuts and familiar 1960 silhouettes but the devil is in the details. Dressed down tailored pieces are mixed with cool knits,and traditional styles are infused with a nod to hi-tech functionality. There are prints in both bottoms and shirting, denim in black and indigo, garment washed bombers and tonal varsity jackets, dress shirts and vintage inspired sweaters. Details include quilting, taped seams, bonded cotton, and fabric covered buttons.
Here’s sharing with you some of the pieces in the Fall/Winter Collection 2013 to look out for.
While I was exploring their new designs, I fell in love with their their printed corduroy jeans and luxe printed jackets!
Most of the pieces (apart from the thick heavy coats) can easily worked into Singapore-weather suited work wear.
Some of the pieces can already be found at their 2,600sq ft space at Ngee Ann City and if you love what you saw or Club Monaco, join their #CMGetInspired Photo Competition which is already underway! To participate, simply follow Club Monaco on Instagram and Facebook ( www.facebook.com/clubmonaco) and hashtag #GetInspired according to the weekly theme. Currently the theme is Food & Travel and the next week’s theme starting 24th September will be Fashion. The photo chosen as the best of all entries in Singapore by a panel of judges will win S$1,000 shopping spree. Full details of the competition are available on www.facebook.com/clubmonaco
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Ngee Ann City
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