Tonal: Strand Society October Edition
01 Oct 2019
Article curated by Arianne Witt of Lola Jagger.
Cover image features CAMILLA AND MARC blazer, BASSIKE top, DION LEE skirt
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A nod to the latest Strand Arcade S/S19 campaign 'The Luminaries', we're paying homage to all of the bold and beautiful block colours that are currently on the radar for Summer. When it comes to styling the it-colour tones of the season head-to-toe, it's all about experimenting with different textures, layers and silhouettes.
At the top of the list we have Lemon - a warmer adaption when you want to start incorporating some colour that's a little brighter than beige and that speaks the language of Summer. They say yellow is the colour of happiness so it's no wonder that it gives you an extra glow when you wear it!
For this shade, the Bassike Waffle Tank is the ultimate staple to have in your wardrobe all-year-around as it's a great boxy fit and very versatile since it can be dressed up or down effortlessly. You can style this back with the matching Waffle Shorts in the same colour for a beach day or otherwise dress it up with this eye-catching Dion Lee High-Waisted Drape Skirt and a crisp Camilla and Marc Blazer for a more refined feel.
CAMILLA AND MARC blazer, BASSIKE top, DION LEE skirt
Next up is Pistachio, Pine and Lime - the shades that'll have everybody else green-with-envy over your wardrobe. These softer shades are the perfect way of updating your wardrobe and playing around with contrasting tones together. Liven up your next suiting moment with the Dion Lee Relaxed Wrap Jacket and Trouser duo or if you dare, these Manning Cartell Mules! With a modern squared open-toe and zippy hue, these beautiful shoes will definitely spice up your next look. All good things come in three and this Dinosaur Designs Resin Handbag is the cherry on top! Having this work-of-art on your arm is sure to be a conversation starter at any soirée.
DION LEE jacket and pant, MANNING CARTELL heel, DINOSAUR DESIGNS bag
Rust is a shade for Spring/Summer that has won over my heart with its earthy tone, warmth and vibrancy so it's no wonder this is a favourite. Jac+ Jack are the epitome of luxe-meets-comfort and the Lyons Blazer and Vista Pant are no exception with their silk smooth feels and exquisite detailing! Two words: modern and minimal.
The Dinosaur Designs Boulder Bangles are a vision for layering with and comes in a myriad of colour! Each one is unique so they're ideal for adding some character to your outfit or another textural pop of colour.
JAC+ JACK blazer and pant, CAMILLA AND MARC bag
DINOSAUR DESIGNS bangles
Lastly, a toast to Rose! A more muted and dustier take on the 'millennial pink', this colour is romantic, fresh and chic. I love the tie-dye twist on this Bassike Oversized Tee, paired up with the feminine ruffled frills of the Aje Nora Leather Skirt.
BASSIKE tee AJE skirt and bag