You may already be quite familiar with Lauren Winter if you have been following this blog since it’s inception, or well, if you follow any fashion bloggers who supports independent designers. – she’s been around for awhile. Under the former name Blooming Leopold, she has re-branded her site and line to go by her own name, Lauren Winter. Seeing her newest collection, the new name makes sense to me. Her designs have matured quite a bit since her very first collection. They are simple, body-conscious, modern and sweetly feminine (without stinging them teeths). Lauren wanted to create a collection that transitioned seamlessly from late winter to early spring, and boy did she deliver. You can find silk shift dresses, light-weight tops, cardigans both in silk and boiled wool, and a jumpsuit in bamboo rayon. After seeing these new designs, and comparing to the former, it really makes me believe in Lauren as a designer (not that I didn’t before). Though this collection feels wholly different from some of her past ones that I adored oh so much, it shows what range she really has. Lauren can do cutesy gal and flip to sophisticated woman in the blink of an eye, and that is something I truly admire.
You can shop the whole collection here!