"For S2017, each story began with the fabrics; textured linens, gossamer silks, crunchy cotton poplins – each chosen for their unique tactility, weight and character.

Working with these natural fabrics followed unfussy silhouettes; loosely tailored linen pant suits, voluminous tiered silk dresses and tunic dresses that create a serene tone of understated luxury. A two piece striped linen suit nonchalantly falls off the body, generous in proportion but still lean with drawstring ties. The colour palette reflects the organic feeling - neutral and tone on tone; the range evolves in shades of eggshell creams and slate greys shifting towards soft lilacs and a warm, Tuscan tangerine. " - Lee Mathews

Yet another inspired collection from Australian designer Lee Mathews will arrive in just a few short months, in perfect timing for the Australian summer. This year will see Mathews include 'inky Japanese denim' amongst her story, featuring high-waisted ankle cropped cuts that pair back perfectly with her trapeze dresses and boxy tops - adding yet another dimension to the light luxurious layering Lee Mathews now finds herself synonymous with. There is also an undeniable romance to Mathews' S2017 collection, with flirtatiously light dresses and tops that feature '...ruffles, full sleeves and cascading collars.' As per the Mathew's way, no detail is left unacknowledged... ever-inspiring.


WORDS | Kara Town / Lee Mathews

IMAGES | Lee Mathews 'UNTITLED' S2017