Last spring Orla Kiely took us on a Mad Men inspired trip to a 50s typing pool. Secretarial work never looked so glamorous. Pepto-Bismal pinks and mustard yellows shone out against the muted tones of filing cabinets, typewriters and angle poise lamps.
This stunning collection is finally in store. Those those beautiful cardigans and boucle jackets do make the prospect of summer ending and autumn beginning just little bit more bearable. The new term’s nearly here and I chose to believe new shoes and stationary sets aren’t just for school kids.
Here’s my illustrated guide to getting the Orla Kiely look this autumn.