Absorbing and drawing inspiration from natural elements of exotic habitats, Scotch & Soda’s Spring/Summer 2017 Shrunk and R’belle collection exudes the nomadic lifestyle of the curious explorer. Influenced by the signature wanderlust looks of the Amsterdam brand, The World According To Heavenly Creatures is a bold and worldly collection of colours, prints, and patterns designed to displace the eye to discover new and enriching aesthetics.
From earthy combat boots, metallic jackets, and fringe detailed flats and culottes, the Scotch R’belle pieces are a unique fusion of bohemian femininity and relaxed chic. The warm, neutral colour palette paired with lively aztec patterns, polkadots and stripes, are playful juxtapositions of nature and its diversity of wildlife.
Where Scotch R’belle collected inspiration from drier habitats, Scotch Shrunk dives into wetter terrain with influence taken from the ocean, its shore, and its inhabitants. Showcasing long sleeve sweaters and espadrilles decorated in aquatic prints, along with colourful sporty ensembles atop vibrant slim fitted shorts, the 2017 Spring/Summer collection is a distinctive look book that pairs youthful sophistication and adventurous causal wear for the curious oceanside wanderer.
The artistic narrative surrounding Scotch & Soda’s SS17 children’s couture line is divided into three stories: Jardin D’apus, El Santo Cameleon, and Lo Toxico De La Mosca. Noted for their ability to stitch together inspiration from art, poetry, and eye-catching relics from places all over the world, Scotch & Soda’s SS17 Shrunk and R’belle line is a beautiful addition to their fashion quilt.
| Nastasia Delmedico