White Hot

Its the absence of colour this Spring that echoed with thunderous applause in the fashion universe, as designers revealed their collections, startling us with an all-white palette, and dressing models in hues of buttermilk, pearl, chalk, milk, and mallow.  White is at the extreme end of the visual spectrum, a bright contrast to everything that it surrounds, it represents  absolute purity, and freshness.

It may be difficult to imagine more than one shade of white, yet in the Benjamin Moore Paint Collection alone, there are a whopping one hundred and forty, ranging from the purest of tints, to buttery warm hues, and cool blue undertones.  

Katia has taken the hint this season and brought white to the forefront with these innovative knitwear designs- 

Isis Tunic by Katia

Tunics are showing up again, long and drapey to wear over leggings.  This summery design is knit in a sheer lightweight yarn, Isis, a mixture of cotton and viscose in a slubby spin.

Summer Shawl by Katia

Shawls are ‘forever’ knits, and we wear them all year round.  A leaf panelled cover-up from Katia’s Sport Collection converts gracefully from day into night, and shows a bit of bohemian flair with tasseled borders.

Dress by Katia

Its a return to knitted dresses, and Katia mixes the vibe of the 70’s with today’s more sophisticated style to achieve a harmonious presence.  This A-Line design from Katia Book 65 features a ribbed bodice and chevron lace panels that create a slimming silhouette.

Crocheted Shawl and Handbag by Katia

The refined elegance of crochet makes a noticeable splash in this one of a kind shawl and handbag overlay, creatively designed with starfish motifs.  Pure cotton in crisp white makes this design stunning.

Openwork Jacket by Katia

The more open the stitches the more current the look.  Tailored and timeless styling with a perfectly notched collar, this is a jacket made for layering and staying cool all season long.  Part of the Elegance Collection from Katia.

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