The Return of Biba

Sixties Brit brand Biba was at first started by Barbara Hulanicki in 1964. It became hugely well-liked with its Kensington division keep offering anything from vogue to house furnishings and much more. Biba performed a important position in classifying London as the most modern town in the globe throughout the seventies. The shop captivated lots of celebrity consumers like Mick and Bianca Jagger, Twiggy, Yoko Ono, Bridgitte Bardot and Raquel Welch. The retail outlet ended up an amazing retail setting that merged Art Decco, Noveau, Victoriana and the golden age of Hollywood. Sad to say in 1975, the retail store closed down.

In 2006, significantly to our delight, Biba relaunched at London Trend Week. The new label has a fashionable search but still holds on to the bold and ground breaking style that was it signature back again in the days. Biba is distinctly British and manages to incorporate the famous rock and roll spirit of its heyday with existing day fashion. I really like Biba, probably simply because the clothing remind me of the sorts of outfits that my mom wore when I was youthful.

For Spring Summer time 08 Biba have surpassed them selves with a collection that includes loaded prints and lavish fabrics. The interest to element on the clothes make them truly distinctive with smocking, pintucking and pleating building delicate but exciting texture and form. The new contemporary confronted Biba has definitely topped off the Spring Summertime selection with gorgeous extras like the patent, canvas and child leather pumps, brightly colored footwear with striped stack heels and ethically impressed huge gold buckles. The assortment is nostalgic, charming and fairly irresistible.

Author: Jacqueline Louise Gagnon