LONDON, Sep 18, 2011/ FW/ — Earlier today, at the Claridge’s Ballroom, Mulberry took a stroll along the English seafront as it delved into a world of retro beach fun and Carry On Camping cool for its Spring Summer 2012 show.
On the catwalk models showed off a season inspired by the Great British summer and seaside shenanigans: donkey rides, ice-cream on the beach, sparkling pier lights and kiss-me-quick chic.
Front rowers including Kate Moss, Kristen Stewart, Romola Garai, Hayley Atwell, Olivia Palermo, Laura Bailey, Erin O’Connor, Harley Viera Newton, Eliza Doolittle, Jade Williams, Caroline Seiber, Mary Charteris, Margo Stilley, Marissa Montgomery, Vanessa Kirby, Ophelia Lovibond, Douglas Booth, Tom Hughes saw a collection that was oh-so English, from the nostalgic fun of Carry On Camping to the oodles of eclectic Mulberry charm and wit, luxe detailing and signature season prints for our most bonkers and beautiful season yet!
Kate Moss wore a Gems Shirt and Ankle Length Jeans in Light Blue Denim from SS12 Pre Collection.
Kristen Stewart opted for a Belted Neely Dress in Blue Stripy Straws Print, Braided Booties in Nightshade Blue and Mini Alexa in Nightshade Blue Large Silky Snake from SS12 Pre Collection.
Romola Garai was seen in a Raglan Sweatshirt with Donkey Motif and Full Skirt in Nightshade Blue Broidery Anglaise with the Harriet Tote in Nightshade Blue Spongy Patent from SS12 Pre Collection and Carter Character Shoe in Midnight from AW11 Pre -Collection.
Hayley Atwell chose a Tippi Bow Blouse in Field Gold and Bayswater with Fox Rivets in Deer Brown Haircalf from AW11.
Laura Bailey was seen in a Scarf Dress in Fabulous Finches and Oversized Tillie in Birds Nest Maxi Grain Nabuck.
Harley Viera Newton sported a Flower Grid Skirt in Black and Tillie in Black Mesh Suede.
Olivia Palermo wore a Pleat Front Top in Hot Fuchsia Metallic, Stitch Bow Pumps and Harriet Clutch in Summer Khaki from SS12 Pre Collection.
Erin O’Connor opted for a Long Pleated Shirt Dress in Birds Nest and Lily in Hedgehog Bronze from AW11.
Jade Williams aka Sunday Girl chose a Carter Shirt infield Gold, Clarendon Skirt in Midnight and Bayswater in Pheasant Green Haircalf from AW11
Mary Charteris opted Alexa in Eggplant Metallic Ostrich and Tillie Booties in Mole Grey Sparkle Tweed
Eliza Doolittle wore a Pear Jumper in Fudge, Full Skirt in Denim and Lily in Denim Candy Pink from the SS12 Pre Collection.
Margo Stilley was seen in a Fox Lock Oversized Bag in Hedgehog Bronze and the Annie Blouse in Hedgehog Bronze from AW11.
Marissa Montgomery sported a V–neck Gilet in Curly Toscana Wool and Buckle Bag in Midnight from AW11.
Zara Martin was spotted in a Clarendon Jacket in Midnight and Oversized Taylor in Black from AW11.
Vanessa Kirby wore a Heritage Bayswater Satchel in Conker.
Ophelia Lovibond chose an Annie Blouse in Happy Hedgerow, Peggy Skirt in Black and Tillie in Dark Heather Corduroy.
Photos courtesy of Mulberry