Women's Fashion

I Just Tried On Uniqlo’s New Marni Collab–These Are the Pieces That Stood Out

Do you remember where you were when H&M launched it’s first collaboration Versace? Or, to go back even further, Topshop’s experimental collaboration with Christopher Kane? I do, not least because I have always been fashion obsessed, but also as a high street devotee, it always makes my heart skip a beat whenever an affordable, accessible designer collection is announced.

Uniqlo are no stranger to iconic collaborations, at any given time you can find pieces from the likes from Jil Sander, Mame Kurogouchi, Inès de La Fressange, and of course, JW Anderson. The well-considered, wearable collections are always executed in the way that only Uniqlo can, with deft precision and an incredible price point. So, you can imagine my delight when the first Marni X Uniqlo partnership debuted earlier in the year. The first collection was a joyful edit of printed dresses, shorts, skirts with an equally strong menswear offering, it perfectly balanced the clean lines and functionality of Uniqlo with the avant-garde, expressive creativity of Marni. After predictable success, the collaboration is back and, I must say, the second line may be even better than the first…