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Bright colours, vibrant prints and vintage silhouettes took centre stage for spring 12 at the London womenswear show

2b Rych

2b Rych’s spring 12 collection is broken down into three themes. Future Shock features bright colours, metallic threads and sequins, and colourful ruched party dresses with zip and beading detail. Vintage-inspired ballet dresses, ombré shadow prints and lace make up the Black Swan theme, while Metallic Mania includes a gold metallic nylon dress with a netting overlay.

Prices: £68 to £250

Contact: 00 1 212 944 7924

Just in Case

Playful, feminine, vintage-inspired 1950s styles in eye-catching colours comprise Belgian brand Just in Case’s collection. Lace, in particular, and orange and blue feature heavily. The offer includes cardigans with a silk back and lace front, lace dresses, pleated skirts with an in-built petticoat and scarves. Clashing prints, including floral and geometric panelling, also stand out.

Prices: £28 to £210

Contact: 020 7633 9888

European Culture

European Culture, known for its garment-dyeing technique, has introduced dyed and stretch denim for the first time for spring 12.

The brand’s signature military handwriting translates into tunic dresses, a pretty pink draped cotton and jersey mix dress, and an oversized linen parka.

Prices: ¤23 to ¤110 (£20 to £97)

Contact: 020 7633 9888


Now in its seventh season, Magdalena’s spring 12 range includes eye-catching dresses in pop brights and quirky prints, including the lip print pictured here. Jackets, knitwear and T-shirts all feature, while carrot-shaped trousers in lace stand out. Fabrics include printed cottons, silk viscose and lace.

Prices: £35 to £100

Contact: 00 32 3 33 70 452

Manila Grace

Deconstructed dresses with ruching and drawstring and tie details, and printed silk shift dresses are key in Manila Grace’s spring 12 collection. The palette includes blue and mustard tones, combined with grey and black. Loose-fitting dresses, harem pants and a fine-knit charcoal maxi dress also impress.

Prices: ¤60 to ¤150 (£53 to £133)

Contact: 020 7633 9888

Sandrina Fasoli

One of the key looks in Sandrina Fasoli’s commercial spring 12 range is a simple, loose-fitting dress in orange, available in pure silk with a leaf-print detail, or in a block orange made from silk viscose with a stretch. The offer also includes polka-dot jumpers with a bow detail, leaf-print silk dresses, T-shirts and capri pants.

Prices: ¤23 to ¤150 (£20 to £132)

Contact: 020 7229 8772

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