Temperley London presents Winter 2020 “She Wants to Dance”

Taking inspiration from the intoxicating world of dance, the new collection encapsulates the vibrant energy of the golden age of jazz, tap and swing. Through diaphanous fabrics, vivid colours, and striking silhouettes, the collection echoes the movement of the dancers themselves.


Four distinctive moods can be felt throughout; the first, inspired by Parisian jazz focuses on feminine tulles appliqued with lace in delicate colours and adorned with musical note prints. In contrast to this, the second mood moves its attention to swing dance, taking influence from cubism shown through graphic prints.

Alice’s favourite masculine silhouettes are inspired by Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire in the form of tailoring in soft nappas and Italian checked wool. Heady Latin dance clubs of the 1930s are at the centre of the collection’s third theme, with darker velvet and lace offerings highlighted by the animalistic print capturing the spirit of uninhibited jive dancers. The final mood takes inspiration from Georgia O’Keefe’s sultry New York cityscapes. With elegant refined shapes and sultry velvets contrasted with sparkly knits and crystal detailing; taking the Temperley London woman from day to night.

Temperley London’s Winter 2020 eveningwear offering takes a sophisticated advance from the heritage of the brand, featuring contrasting colours in rich Italian fabrics and opulent crystal details that are carried over from the daywear offering.

The new line of Temperley London accessories complete the ready-to-wear and evening looks from the Winter 2020 collection.

About Temperley London Temperley London is epitomised by modern bohemianism with a confident, feminine and effortless attitude while staying true to its British Heritage. Alice pioneer’s artisan techniques and intricate hand-worked embellishment; an aesthetic synonymous with her creative style. The core business focuses on women’s ready-to-wear collections, which have evolved to offer a comprehensive range of daywear, cocktail and eveningwear.

Temperley London is excited to announce the launch of its new accessories collection which will be showcased for the first-time during London Fashion Week. The collection is focused on timeless elegance, featuring six functional and iconic styles available in three classic colours; Somerset Green, Burnt Umber, and Black. The collection is designed to become a classic staple of the Temperley London woman, taking her from day to night.

The key styles for the Winter 20 collection are all crafted in the finest calf leather skin quality and finishing’s. All bags are embellished with a sleek T logo in elegant gold hardware that perfectly complements the variation of youthful and traditional bag shapes found across the collection.

The creation of the new accessories offering has been a personal journey for Alice, with the collection representing the people closest to her. The bag names pay homage to the people who inspire Alice the most; her family.

Alice says of the collection ‘I am excited for everyone to see what we have created and hope everyone loves the designs as much as I do’.

Entering the handbag market was a long thought out process for Temperley London, with the brand’s CEO Luca Donnini stating ’We thought long and hard, not only to identify the right supply chain and high standard of quality required, but also to be able to understand what our loyal clients were expecting from us.’ The end result is a concise collection of bags made from exceptional Italian leather at the renowned Almax factory, that perfectly match the brand’s heritage.

The collection starts at £600 and will be available to pre order exclusively from www.temperleylondon.com for one month only starting Thursday 13th February. Further to this the collection will be available to buy online and in Temperley London stores from September.

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