Pamela Love for Topshop – May 2011

I’m a huge, huge Pamela Love fan and got crazy excited when I heard whisperings that she was collaborating with Topshop on an affordable range. It’s been over 6 months since she sat front row at the Topshop Unique show and images of her collaboration have appeared online and I have to say…I’m actually disappointed. The pieces are very unique, distinctive and gorgeous in their own right but I expected a lot more from Pamela. The dark, gothic influences are very evident in her main line, with spikes, crow skulls, daggars and talons being regular features in her work. I expected this theme to evident in this collection, but she has gone in a lighter, more feminine direction. Clearly influences by Native Americana as well as India and Africa, with dreamcatchers, tribal and aztec influences, it’s a pretty collection but I wanted more from the CFDA nominated designer.

Prices start from £50 and the collection is available from 19th May. 

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Reena Rai is a 30-something London-based fashion, travel and lifestyle blogger. She has been blogging for 10 years (!), previously at fashiondaydreams.com before launching her self-titled blog.

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5 Comments

  1. dailypolish
    April 28, 2011 / 8:15 am

    incredbily disappointing!!! i'll stick to my p.love double talon ring and sit this out entirely.xosara

  2. Style Eyes
    April 28, 2011 / 1:32 pm

    I see what you mean. Not all that different from lots of the other stuff out there. I quite like the necklace with tassels on but not sure i could justify spending over £50 on it.

  3. Radiant.MakeUp
    April 28, 2011 / 2:32 pm

    I was expecting something more… great post!! x

  4. Winnie
    April 28, 2011 / 8:50 pm

    I kind of feel the same, they're all easily passable…especially when they're so expensive.

  5. Julia
    May 1, 2011 / 7:28 pm

    I LOVE PAMELA LOVE and this is a great post!You have a great blog and I'm now following you. Please take a look at my blog and if you like what you see then follow, I'd really appreciate the support! xxhttp://savoirvivrelondon.blogspot.com

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