Connaught's Top Fashion Picks For Summer
From lust-worthy designers to luxury accessories, discover Connaught Village's must-have pieces for the summer season.
Halter Neck Dress by Purple Smoke from Kokoro
If you're looking for the perfect sundress then look no further than the Halter Neck Dress by Purple Smoke - exclusive to Kokoro and a best seller! It is perfect for those warm summer days we have been blessed with this season. This piece will take you from beach to bar, simply pair it with some cute sandals and you're good to go!
Kokoro uses luxury fabrics, traditional printing techniques and collaborating with expert craftsmanship, to create truly individual designs, so you can be sure to stand out from the crowd with this beautiful piece.
Shop till you drop at 19 Connaught Street.
Printed Shirt Dress by Poustovit from The Place London
Since we are now in the middle of summer and temperatures are rocketing, everyone needs that perfect dress they can wear to work and to the bar afterwards. Here it is, the Printed Shirt Dress by Poustovit, a European Ukraine brand of womenswear founded by Lilia Poustovit, which has found its relevance in an infinity of everyday sophistication.
The Place London is a showcase of upcoming design by rising British print designer, Alice Archer, displays her exquisite printed fabrics from its Connaught Street showrooms. Stand out with bold prints this summer.
Pick this up at 27 Connaught Street.
Cotton Smocked Liberty Dress by Cashmirino
Summer offers the opportunity to get out your floral prints and pretty dresses, especially your little ones. Cashmirino is a family-owned business based in London, with strong ethical values and a truly international customer base, including several crowned heads. What could be better than dressing your little cherub in the royal worthy pieces? At Cashmirino they believe that children should be children and they want your little ones to love the clothes they wear. That’s why they travel the globe to source the world’s finest 100% natural fibres to create comfortable, breathable and unique little outfits.
This beautiful piece is made from 100% Liberty cotton and hand-finished with smocking. It really is the perfect summer dress for your little one.
Find them at 17 Connaught Street.
The Meryl by Lucy Choi
The perfect shoe doesn't exist? Think again. A beautifully structured heel with snake print detailing in black, red, pink, blue, orange and an electric accent of yellow. The colours of the rainbow reflect the ability for the actress that inspired them who show’s her many colours on screen. These heels have an elegance and charm that would tempt any woman to follow her dreams.
Asymmetric Tailored Jacket by Judy Wu
There's no such thing as a perfectly tailored suit? Think again, this Asymmetric Tailored Jacket replaces the classic design of the blazer. The perfect outfit for office wear that stands out.
In 2013, London Central Saint Martins trained designer Judy Wu launched her eponymous label offering high-quality womenswear, unique accessories and handbags, alongside modern bespoke services under JUDY WU Atelier. Be the office fashionista this summer by dressing yourself in Judy Wu's beautiful designs.
Shop at 9 Porchester Place.
Shirt Dress with Pleated Skirt by Kindare
This Corn Blue, Cotton Poplin, Shirtdress with Pleated skirt and pockets. Black velvet pinked go-faster stripes and Black Jet buttons, the piece everyone needs in their wardrobe this season. Wear for the office, looking sophisticated and high fashion, then afterwards while sipping on your Aperol Spritz in the sun. This dress hits every spot.
Kindare creates a space that combines a design studio, an atelier - where everything is exclusively created and customised – and a contemporary shop fitted with unique bespoke furnishing, to create a retail experience fused with luxury and fun.
Find them at 30 Connaught Street.
Brigitte Rose Velvet Flat by Lucy Choi
Heels may look good but do they ever feel good? This season we are choosing flats! Add some class and elegance to your outfit this summer with this beautiful shoe. A simple flat with a woven golden bee, this style is the perfect addition to any smart or casual outfit.
Lucy Choi’s innovative footwear brand combines luxury and comfort with the best possible price. With her unique heritage, Lucy learned the importance of character, comfort and craftsmanship when designing shoes for the modern women. Using the finest fabrics – leather, suede, hand-dyed silks and vintage lace, she continues to create wearable classics for every occasion.
Grab yourself a pair at 18 Connaught Street.
Pre-Owned Dolce & Gabbana Bag from The Dresser
Everyone has that designer handbag they've always longed to own but not been able to take out a mortgage to take the plunge. Nestled in the leafy Connaught Village, The Dresser was opened in 1986 by ex-music PR-turned stylist, Sally Ormsby. Now acclaimed as one of London’s leading pre-owned designer resale shops, The Dresser specialises in high-end women and menswear. Boasting an exclusive list of loyal buyers and sellers, the boutique attracts fashion-loving shoppers and stylists from across the globe in search of discounted designer pieces.
We are in love with this Dolce & Gabbana red and soft white striped canvas handbag with a dark navy lambs leather top handle. The perfect piece to jazz up an outfit and transform yourself from bland to glam!
Pop down to 10 Porchester Place to get your hands on it.
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