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Image / Fashion

High Street Heroes: Hobbs


By IMAGE
30th Aug 2014

We’ve been busy scouring the high street putting together our lust-have lists for A/W 14. Here, Ann Marie susses out what’s in store this season at Hobbs.

This season Hobbs London brings us a collection reminiscent of Katharine Hepburn – the spitfire screen siren with oodles of moxie. Fiercely feminine, the new line boasts a delicious contradiction of mannish cuts and simmering sex appeal. Think duster coats draped over liquid sheath dresses; straight shooting gauchos paired with metallic brogues and midi skirts wrought in laminated tweed. If this isn’t the stuff of forties dames with wardrobes to-die-for, I’d like to know what is… www.hobbs.co.uk

Don’t miss all of the images in our gallery above!

Ann Marie O’Connor