You may be able to take the girl out of the city but taking the city out of the girl is no easy task. In this early Fall preview, its clear that designer, Debbie Bliss has seamlessly melded polar opposites together with an edgy look influenced by the vibe of the second largest city in Italy (the fashion and design capital) softened up with traditional texture reminiscent of the English countryside. The Milano Collection features a dozen designs, knit in a new colour-flecked aran weight yarn with a modern twist, its a nubby tweed wound with an exterior casing for contrast and durability.
Look for all twelve shades in Milano and a few of these fab designs to pop up in yarn shops later this summer-
A stylish spin on the classic pea jacket, this wrap cardigan will make a cosy entrance into Autumn’s cooler weather with a wide collar and foldover front. Charcoal (shown above).
When the leaves start to change colour, be ready to become part of the scenery with this tie front jacket, a warm and inviting wardrobe piece accented with deep ribbed sleeve cuffs, collar and front borders knit in a contrast yarn and designed to make this tweed yarn even more alluring. Berry (shown above).
Have the best of both worlds, the chic style of a side-zipped biker jacket and the luxurious feel of woolen tweed. This is a design that will become your BFF and generate inevitable requests from friends…. ‘will you knit me one?’ Ocean (shown above).
Some may label this sophisticated style as a roomy cardigan and some may classify it a cape, either way this design by Debbie Bliss is right on trend for the coming season. Extra wide sleeves provide unrestricted movement and make a flawless transition into a slimmer yoke. Willow (shown above).
Layering is the key to dressing comfortably in Autumn’s unpredictable weather and this scoop neck dress gets high marks as a casual jumper to pull on over leggings and cotton tees. Moss (shown above).
Capture a little slice of Italian fashion with this ruffle handbag, the next gotta have accessory to spice up your Fall outfits. Moss stitch on the straps and ruffled edging is Debbie’s signature touch. Grape (shown above).