The designer brought a Forties feel to this commercial collection, which included pretty pinafore dresses in wool and leather, and a few party frocks with glittery collars. Tea dresses, meanwhile, displayed a mix of prints from foxes to dragonflies. The organza blouses and smock dresses chimed with Kiely’s inspiration. “It’s all a bit of a school dance, the whole thing,” she said as she watched her models dancing in front of a four-piece band.

 

The designer brought a Forties feel to this commercial collection, which included pretty pinafore dresses in wool and leather, and a few party frocks with glittery collars. Tea dresses, meanwhile, displayed a mix of prints from foxes to dragonflies. The organza blouses and smock dresses chimed with Kiely’s inspiration. “It’s all a bit of a school dance, the whole thing,” she said as she watched her models dancing in front of a four-piece band.

 

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