It’s no secret that accessories are investments; they can be worn in many ways, throughout the year. Aspinal of London dived into the new season with a myriad of 21st century friendly accessories with a timeless, classic feel. If two words could describe the collection, it’s practical and (effortlessly) chic. Read on to see just how their A/W 2016 collection proves that though accessories are small in size, they can make a big impact.
The sight of your mobile on low-battery is probably the equivalent of the panic our ancestors felt in fight or flight mode. (Not that kind of flight mode). Running out of battery is now a thing of the past; be the most tech-savvy in your office with The Marylebone Family collection. Designed to have an option for a charger pack (purchased separately), the forward thinking design comes in a variety of colours and sizes. Choose between the Smooth Forget Me Not, Bordeaux Croc, Forest Green Croc and the Black Croc to name a few. (Monochrome Saffiano pictured). If ever there were a collection to answer your every need, it’s this one.
Other digitally friendly designs that fuse fashion and function are manifested in the Editor’s Tote collection. Available in classic black, navy and brown shades, the totes are equipped with features such as mobile phone charging and tracking. Items in the collection include the creatively named Black Pebble & Smooth Blue Moon and the Amazon Brown Croc pictured. What Aspinal of London say: “Drawing inspiration from the 1940s and inspired by women working in fashion, we have created the ever so chic yet practical Editor’s Tote with its feminine design and sleek simple lines. As good-looking as it is clever, the tech-enabled tote features Aspinal’s optional mobile phone charging function and the new Aspinal Tracking Tile, which allows you to track your bag via your mobile.”
For a night out, opt for the aptly named Power Clutch in Black Polished Leather or Leopard Haircalf. Containing an integrated charger and a multi-port adapter, the clutch allows for 10 days worth of charging. Is it safe to label the Power Clutch as the modern woman’s best friend?
Pearls are playing a major role in Aspinal’s A/W 16 range. Oozing elegance are the convenient pearl bowling bags, available in mini and large versions. Among the collection is the Chanterelle bowling bag, the Smooth Rose Dust and the Smooth Blue Moon. What Aspinal say: Lovingly adorned with delicate pearl detailing, the bag offers two chic sizes and an elegant shape. Constructed from soft, premium leather, both large and small sizes come with an optional leather shoulder strap for hands-free carrying.”
Speaking of pearls, lets turn our attention to the small accessories range. The eternally chic, old Hollywood feel of them means that it’s always the right time to add them to your collection or to give as a gift. Their delicate white seashell pearl necklace (available in various sizes on a 9 carat gold chain) can be paired with the Single Pearl Ring or chain bracelet.
For a more contemporary, edgy vibe, opt for the cuff bracelets in on-trend pastels. Cool blues and dusky pinks are incorporated in designs such as the Forget Me Not Snake’ (Cleopatra range) and the Rose Dust/ Bordeaux/ Rose Dust Snake (Minerva range).
Aspinal Bespoke Collection
Perfect for adding a personal touch to a gift for yourself or for others, the Aspinal Bespoke Collection allows you to add your initials and choose your own leathers and colours, even down to the lining and stitching. To book an appointment or to find out more about the Aspinal A/W 16 range, visit www.aspinaloflondon.com or contact your nearest store.
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