#SNEEKPEAK #MANCHESTER #BTS #ONSET #BOARDMANS #ALICEHANNAH See us at #SpringFair from 4th-8th February at The NEC in Birmingham. Be sure to see our amazing 2018 collections at stands 20L38 + 20L40!
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This AW18 kids flash trend on Fair Isle knit, takes inspiration from some of the best ideas and designs on the high street. This has been a reoccurring theme across all the comp shops we have seen in the UK, Europe and further afield; Tokyo, New York, Berlin and Paris to name just a [...]
Fair Isle knitwear is a major theme running throughout menswear this AW18. We have seen some great examples in all our comp shop destinations including New York, Berlin and Barcelona. This report highlights three of the best takes on this traditional knitted style. Berlin was best for the finer gauge ideas in muted commercial [...]
Our AW18 focus is on warm handles and texture; brushed surfaces, chunky cables, slubs and neps add depth to classic beanie shapes. Newness is brought to the winter baseball cap with tonal brushed checks in sophisticated indigo tones and Rochelle scarves are updated with a bold directional colour palette. The woven scarf also has [...]
Key styles focus on retro crafty elements with navy and grey twisted bases throughout. Bring in pops of colour through applique, small scale fair isles and badging. Novelty follows both the crafty route; featuring traditional woodland animals with hand crochet elements and chunky stitches and also the cleaner more preppy route which focuses on [...]
Accessories this season follow a very autumnal colour palette looking especially at berry colours, hot pink, yellow ochre’s and navy’s. These lend themselves very well to chunky knits with matching fur and soft touch crushed velvet caps. The beret is a key shape either in sophisticated embellished fabrics or chunky knits for a more [...]
Here is our compilation of the latest London, New York, Paris and Milan catwalks, identifying the most key styles for SS18. For the SS18 season we are feeling strongly for key straw hat shapes, including new Western style as seen on the Versace catwalk. Boaters and wide brim straw still remain prominent, adding fringed [...]
The popular floral print is updated using painterly brushstrokes, colourful flowing water colours and layered sketches. The use of vibrant colours against softer grounds keeps this blooming trend fresh yet feminine and commercial.
Enjoy the first look at our dreamy new elegance collection!! Come and visit us at MODA from 6-8 August to get a closer look at your favourite pieces. We have explored more with colour this year, featuring brand new shades across all designs. Boardmans are developing their modern millinery fashion that offer different designs to [...]
Since buying the Alice Hannah label back in mid-June 2016, check out Boardmans latest change to the company with a new fresh and vibrant website design, new imagery and a whole new layout! https://www.alicehannah.co.uk/ Utilising premium and luxury fashion style, the new website introduces more innovation in the graphics and front cover movement. This makes the [...]