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The Charlotte Linton Autumn/Winter 11 lookbook features the intricate scarves of the London-based print designer and fashion writer.
The collection is heavily influenced by antiques and history, with imagery of naturalists and narratives of colonial exploration guiding her design aesthetic. Linton has created an imaginary muse named Ermatrude for the purpose of her Autumn/Winter 2011 line. The collection is based on what would be Ermatrude’s wardrobe, which includes a fusion of worldly cultures and historical periods. The scarves are always eclectic and vibrant; they tell the story of the cultured Ermatrude and her life as a young academic.
The Charlotte Linton Autumn/Winter 11 lookbook proves that while emphasizing practicality and simplicity, it’s still possible to create fashionable prints with an narrative.