Just before fashion week began, Savannah Miller confirmed that the launch of her own label, Savannah and shortly atfterwards, she showed her collection to a small group of press but last week, the first official image of the debut collection was released.
As expected, the clothes aren't a big departure from what she did with sister Sienna at Twenty8Twelve. What's different, though, is that the new label is more focused on including 'clothes to wear every day that don't cost the earth and make you feel great,' rather than the more trend lead Twenty8Twelve and so far so good. The outfit in the image, sported beautifully by Dree Hemingway, would make a welcomed addition in any women's wardrove and the quality looks good despite the affordable price range.
Are you excited for the collection to launch on October 24.
Earlier on this week it was confirmed that Savannah Miller would make a return to fashion after stepping down from the label she created with younger sister Sienna Miller back in January. Reports alleged that the new line would be unveiled during London Fashion Week but it actually took place yesterday morning and by the sounds of it, Twenty8Twelve fans have everything to be excited about.
The clothes don't seem to be a huge departure from what she did at Twenty8Twelve but unlike that brand, the pieces are a lot more affordable but great quality. Expect 'contemporary global travller' inspired knitwear jumpers priced at £40 and a good dose of outerwear for no more than £175. While the pieces are nothing different from what's already out there right now, there's no denying that the line features easy accessibly-priced pieces are worth adding to your wardrobe.
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I was really sad to see Sienna and Savannah Millerpart ways with their label Twenty8Twelve earlier on this year. While the prices were on the high side for what they were offering, the collection were always easy and wearable but in a good way. All is not lost though because Savannah is reportedly preparing for a comeback.
According to Grazia the new fashion line, which we still don't know the name of, is set to become available in Europe and the US from November this year and will be unveiled to a small group during London Fashion Week. What the designs will look like is still unclear but if Twenty8Twelve is anything to go by, a grown up take on the whole boho look is definitely on the cards.
This morning Sienna and Savannah Miller announced that they have stepped down from their roles as co-creative directors of their brand, Twenty8Twelve. 'We’ve had a brilliant six years at Twenty8Twelve and are now looking forward to new pastures,' the told WWD. 'We wish the brand the best of luck for the future.'
No replacements will be made and the company will continue under the direction of Vanessa James and Elsa Elphick who are already part of the current design team, they confirmed. What will change, though, is the name as it will now be called Twenty8Twelve London and 'by S. Miller' will be dropped. The brand's show next month will be the first collection without the sisters creative involvement.
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"Were honestly best friends," says Savannah Miller on working with her very famous sister Sienna. Sibling rivalry seems to always dominate the tabloids but not with this pair who have just produced yet another collection for their fashion label "Twenty8Twelve." This season has been the inspiration of Johanna Lawrenson, girlfriend of 70’s peace campaigner, Abbie Hoffman. Twenty8Twelve have used the juxtaposition of beautiful feminine women in men’s borrowed clothes during War times to create another winning collection. Miller also adds in that the late Alexander Mcqueen was also a huge inspiration for their Autumn/Winter pieces stating "Yes, McQueen was, sad, very sad."
When describing the Twenty8Twelve woman, Miller says "She is a woman who dresses for herself, completely uniquely, she won't be wearing a look we defined from head to toe. Instead she takes pieces from our collection and mixes them up with what she already has." When asked what was new in this latest collection, Miller says that the fabrics were important in creating a new vibe with the likes of velvet, tartan and tweed all cropping up and defining the british heritage and nature of the label. On a last note, Miller describes being a mother and fashion designer a task of juggling two lifestyles, one that she could not even begin to combine without the help of her blackberry. "I don't know what I would actually do without my phone." So it seems Miller has the blackbery fever much like the rest of the nation.
If a thrown-together and yet perfectly layered look is the type you're after for AW10, without a doubt the Miller sisters are the ones to consult. Although some pieces from the AW10 Twenty8Twelve collection felt familiar, even a little expected, it is hard to fault their collection for being wearable, and even affordable, too. Their fall range took on a slightly more ethnic route than their previous denim-dominated delivery, with a swirling patterned cardigan in rich colours, loose-fitting patterned knits being teamed with printed leggings, and a bell-sleeved mini dress with matching turban.
Turbans might be hard to pull off, but the duo did them well, featuring only two throughout the collection and fitting them seamlessly into the range - a range that didn't push the boundaries of fashion, but was an entirely wearable one and something with a slightly more exotic feel to the usual dark uniform of fall collections. That said, Sienna and Savannah still injected some of their rock 'n' roll glamour to the pieces, with favourites being an oversized black parka coat with large lapels and a hood of fur, acid-wash dirty denim and a grungy long-line cardigan with attached hood.