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Autumn 2016

26th October

Athleisure: the new, laid-back sports trend

Last year was the incredibly influential sport luxe trend, yet this year's relaxed spin-off presents a new kind of activewear. This laid-back sequel adds elements of sportwear, yet subtracts the likes of lycra and spandex for linen and silk; a sophisticated step towards luxurious loungewear.


athleisure summer trend

Linen & Cotton Polo Shirt and Chambray Culottes

Aptly named, due its distinct affiliation to the summertime sport of polo, the classic polo shirt has lent its sporty roots to this brilliant fashion trend. Multi-coloured stripe trimmings cement its active charm by tapping into yet another seasonal trend, however its stylish linen & cotton mix leaves much more elegant impression, and is a fantastic holidaywear addition.

summer holidays

Linen & Cotton Polo Shirt & Tie Front Linen Trousers



Linen & Cotton Panel Jumper and Graphic Print Culottes

The key to coords is simplicity. Minimalist styling shows off this impactful look at its best! Our sporty duo above is effortlessly relaxed, with an interesting print to hold people's gaze and Crimson detailing to complement. Another coordinating look that's easily translatable to the cool trend is by pairing trainers or flatforms with smartly tailored suit. This androgynous element is soften by the substitution of leather brogues for sneakers.


The other great aspect of coords is the variety of looks you can create out of the two separates. Hone in on the bold linen & cotton jumper, and move away from the sporty looks with  Alternatively, let the culottes do all the talking as a standout graphic print that clashes the traditional appeal of nautical niceness!

denim culottes nautical stripes


nautical stripes

Linen & Cotton Striped Jumper & Classic Linen Trousers

Pin down two trends in one with nautical stripes; the key to exacting a fresh summer look. White linens are classic, providing that simple, yet effective Rivera vibe, and white trainers to match is easy and versatile.

summer stripes

In contrast, swapping timeless navy and black for something a little brighter is bound to catch the attention of many admirers. Shine in our beautiful blend, Maize; a vibrant stripe that doesn't overwhelm, only seeks to complement.


denim dungarees

Chambray Jumpsuit

New to the Brora collection this season, this adaptable jumpsuit is the answer to a stylish summer.


Linen & Cotton Stripy Top & Chambray Jumpsuit

Layer over everything! With the appeal of dungarees, all manner of shirts, t-shirts and basics will work with this piece, and our lace up flatforms finish on a sporty edge.