Monday, December 26, 2011

LANDS END SPRING/SUMMER 2012 Men's. Women's, Home

words/images Judith Ecochard

We can't think of another clothing label that offers the variety of styles, cuts, and fabric options for swimwear- as Lands End does.

The recent media preview-impressed all----with the assortment of splash worthy attire...from sporty to glamorous enough to wear anywhere ---and most with woven in 45+SPF
swim skirts

PLUS: With different body types in mind---the L.E swimsuits have coverage -available for modest types-and for those wanting more revealing options---- with the great fit, stretch and shape retention of swimsuits priced way higher.

sports top

Lela Beach collection- feminine

sold separately

side ruching/draping with sweetheart neckline flatters

Avalon collection elegant cover-ups and swimsuits

details-like keyhole neckline with gold metallic trim

pretty prints

leather trimmed straw bag

Beach Living-easy wear, shapely but not super fitted

ruffles and ruching-wear everywhere

Attached swim panty with swim skirt


tropical prints

Ocean Beach 

details-toggle laces hand woven 

quality materials-double faced-top is swim tough

Apparel for women ranged from casual to polished wear for work.

Accessories are a Lands End signature...durable cotton canvas, leather trims----efforts to use USA companies to manufacture----

Th Starfish collection is casual wear that's pulled together---with interchangeable neutrals and sailor strips every which way...

lined collar of trench-in a coralshade

quality production-lined jacket=perfect

Classic dresses-flatter any figure-in terrific color and prints

cotton shirts

Tailored dresses-great pleats, flatter without adding inches where we don't want

red, white and navy blue

madras-linens and cottons-classic silhouettes versatile

Children get plenty of options too---including monogramed totes...


American Hoffman California fabrics partnered with Lands End for collection of board shorts for men that are fabulous vintage inspired prints

Ella Vickers-makes carry-alls out of repurposed sailcloths-we actually met her years ago ----now Lands End offers an exclusive tote-that we were lucky enough to get.
mad for plaid in bright colors

crew neck cotton sweaters

Polo shirts are available in solids and prints-in different fabric weaves...

collars are double faced-nice

Lands End sourced cotton from Texas and had the apparel from this collection made in California

vintage style label

hems-to be worn out

Crisp blazers look good with khaki shorts as well as classic navy pants.

Belted shorts-the kind men will wear.

Accessories for men include hand woven hats from Equador, hand woven belts-from Montreal...and solid brass buttons.

L/S Supima Cotton button downs-Lands End specialty-in no-iron options

Home Decor is starting to become a major category for Lands End----including cushions, dishware designed by Tom Parker...and classic hammocks and Adirondack Chairs.

Bedding-also share nautical and vintage floral designs.