I love La Redoute. OK, so they’re not the most directional of fashion catalogues, but when you can get vest tops and other basics for a few pounds, I’m not going to be complaining. And now I have even more of a reason to love La Redoute, with the news that none other than Christian Lacroix has just designed a 35-piece capsule collection for them. There’s a red, frilly trench coat, a taffeta dress and a few handbags and other accessories, plus home wear including a chair and an ottoman. There are no bullfights, gypsies or opera singers, though. "I avoided anything to do with bullfights, Gypsies or the opera as I didn’t want it to look like a caricature of Lacroix," said the designer. Whew!
Expect to see the items sometime this July.