Frances O’Leary is a contemporary womenswear and print designer based in London. The eponymous luxury collection was launched in 2013 as an outlet for the designers love of abstract print and conceptual ready to wear design.
The combination of expressive prints and high quality manufacture, aims to bridge the gap between conceptual and wearable fashion, creating statement pieces with feminine attitude and effortless ease.
The latest collection by London designer Frances O’Leary features a series of prints influenced by fluidity and impressionism. Exploring the idea of fragility and movement. Featuring a array of blue hues, the prints are made up of collage, textural water colour paintings and layered yarns. The winter shapes are feminine yet sophisticated with patchwork details and areas of angular cutting. The palette is soft with connecting areas of darkness. Fabrics are light and luxurious, with the designer’s staple use of chiffon and crepe.