Fall Preview: Primark Autumn/Winter 08

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They’ve been coming in for a fair bit of criticism lately, but Primark’s Autumn/Winter 08 collection is probably a pretty good indication of what women in the UK will actually be wearing this winter (or is it?) so without further ado, let’s take a look at it – and don’t forget to tell us what you think!

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Exposed zip tulip dress £14.00 in store beg. Oct worn with concealed lace up platform shoes £12.00 and opaque tights £2.00 in store now.

Jacquard bubble dress £16.00 in store mid Nov. worn with silver jacquard coat £25.00 in store beg. Oct. Satin lace up platform shoes £15.00 in store end Aug and opaque tights £2.00 in store now.

Tartan check wrap dress £14.00 due in store mid Aug. worn with platform town shoes £12.00 in store mid Sept.


Primark_winter_08PVC trousers, Primark? Really? (We actually love this look. Would probably never wear it, but hey…)

PU skinny trousers £12.00 in store now worn with mossy cocoon cowl neck jumper £10.00 in store mid Sept and mossy 80s cardi £13.00 in store beg. Nov. Chunky beret £3.00 in store mid Oct and patent lace up town shoes £12.00 in store end Aug.

Primark_winter_08_2 Goodness, but Agyness Deyn has a lot to answer for, no?Tartan tiered blue dress £14.00 in store mid Aug worn with hooded PU jacket £15.00 in store now. Ladies trilby £3.00 due in beg Aug and opaque tights £2.00 in store now.Scarf models own.

Primark_fall_08_2 Inspired by Henry Holland, and everyone else who put tartan on the Fall 08 catwalks. Geez, thanks, you guys!Check trousers £10.00 in store end July worn with crinkle PU jacket £15.00 in store beg. Aug. Ladies trilby hat £3.00 in store mid Aug and lace-up worker boots £15.00 in store beg. Oct

Primark_08L-R: Taffeta dogtooth skirt £12.00 in store now worn with ¾ sleeve tiered ruffle blouse £10.00 in store end Oct. Feather fascinator comb £5.00 in store end July. Satin lace up platform shoes £15.00 in store end Aug

Satin bib crepe shift dress £12.00 in store end Sept. worn with sequin beret £5.00 in store beg. Oct.Patent lace up town shoes £12.00 in store end Aug.

26 Comments

  • August 1, 2008

    Caroline

    I love the tartan wrap dress. Might have to look out for that one!

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  • August 1, 2008

    Alistair

    Would someone please give that poor girl a sandwich! She’s skeletal even by model standards.

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  • August 1, 2008

    Am

    I don’t really like any of these, except for maybe the last dress. I still wouldn’t buy it though!

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  • August 1, 2008

    Am

    In answer to Alistair – I think she may have been photoshopped.

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  • August 1, 2008

    gokarm

    I freakin’ LOVE the collection. I could go into specifics but I genuinely love every single look up there, tartan and all. Sue me 🙂

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  • August 1, 2008

    The Fashion Police

    Let’s try and not be nasty about people’s bodies, folks – we don’t make comments about how larger women “need to lay off the sandwiches”, so let’s not pick on the thin ones, either. Thanks.

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  • August 1, 2008

    Daisy

    I love the tartan wrap dress as well, very much even, but I can already imagine my butt in it. And in my head, it’s not a pretty sight!
    The rest is ehrm… not quite my cup of tea.

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  • August 1, 2008

    cristina

    I don’t want to be nasty about the bodies, but can I be nasty about that last pose?
    I can’t help but think ‘zombie impersonation’. What terrible injustice to what otherwise would have been the nicest dress of the collection.

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  • August 1, 2008

    Danielle

    These clothes look great, but I can’t help but think they will only look this good on someone of a similar stature (aka not me)

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  • August 1, 2008

    Randi Mae

    Oh man… I must own one of each…
    but I do agree; I’ll have to start dieting and exercising hard core to look that good in them.

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  • August 1, 2008

    Becca

    Wow I’m loving the jackets and the blue dress.

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  • August 1, 2008

    Ella

    The clothes are cool enough. Too bad I’d have to grow eight inches to look good in them.
    Nobody makes clothes that flatter short girls anymore…

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  • August 1, 2008

    Natasha

    Don’t like any of it. And mankind needs to build a gigantic stake and burn all trilby hats!

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  • August 2, 2008

    The Fashion Police

    I really, really dislike tartan, so I’m amazed by how much I’m coveting that dress at the top. The neckline/shape is lovely. Also love the jackard prom dress and coat.
    Nothing would ever persuade me into tartan leggings/trousers, which make me think of the Bay City Rollers, mind you…

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  • August 2, 2008

    Veronika

    I LOVE it all, especially the Jacquard bubble dress, but alas they dont ship to where I am so I’m screwed. And she is so not too thin, cause you can never be too thin..or too rich:D

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  • August 2, 2008

    isa

    I’m not sure how to feel about bubble dresses. I can’t help but think that the two at the top would make anyone over 90 pounds look like she has an ass the size of Texas.

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  • August 2, 2008

    Ash

    Oh my gosh, I love this collection! It’s perfect.

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  • August 2, 2008

    Sophie

    Thanks for mentioning that, Ella. It’s so true that it’s practically impossible to find clothes that are flattering if you are vertically challenged these days. I like the collection, but it seems most of the pieces have been designed with 6ft girls in mind.

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  • August 2, 2008

    Emily

    I hope they copy some of the bits into the kids section as I’m too small for 90% at least of the ‘adult’ sized clothes in Primark and I love so much of this stuff…
    Either that or I learn how to use my sewing machine…
    ^._.^

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  • August 5, 2008

    Courtney

    WOW! 😀

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  • August 24, 2008

    Redu

    I own the first tartan dress (with the ‘bouffant’ on the hips). It’s the most amazing dress I have ever had. Almost sold out one week later, I’m glad I grabbed one on time. I didn’t think much of it until I tried it on. It’s just perfect.

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  • September 1, 2008

    Primrose

    Okay so primark are not exactly known for their lasting quality but surely for the photoshoot they should have chosen a tarten tiered blue dress that didn’t have loads of loose threads hanging from it!? Love the silver outfit and the tartan dress (not the loose thread one). I don’t normally shop in Primark but might have to take a trip!

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  • September 2, 2008

    maria

    haha alistair i have seen worser!
    oh and these clothes look great i know ill be the best dressed at college lol!

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  • November 11, 2008

    keepitsleazy

    I can’t imagine ever wearing the PVC leggings, but I’m seriously so tempted. PVC leggings and a massive woolly jumper, dominatrix meets, nan. Hot.

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  • November 13, 2008

    Tiblua

    Fashionpolice, where did these pictures come from?? Does Primark have a secret online catalogue which you and only you are privvy to? Tell me pleeease!

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  • December 6, 2008

    JAx

    Who provides these photos? Is it Primark? The model is vile, looks like she’s just been dug up from 6 foot down – not at all a representation of typical Primark shopper. We really need to see these clothes on normal size models – from Size 8 up to 18, then we can give a fair opinion!

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