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Cath Kidston AW15 Preview

June 25, 2015

Last year I went to my first Cath Kidston press day. I was absolutely blown away by all the lovely fashion and home items in the SS15 collection as well as the lovely way everything was displayed You can see my favourite items from the currant collection here. A couple of weeks ago I popped along to the AW15 press preview and was instantly transported to Christmas time. The press day was kitted out with its very own grotto and santa had turned up in style wearing an amazing Cath Kidston floral print suit.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - ChristmasThere were so many lovely christmas decorations and gifts on display and I’m already excited to start decking the tree and putting up our stockings.
The fashion offerings were some of my favourites yet from Cath Kidston. When I worked there over a decade ago they were just starting out with their gorgeous clothing collections and as each year passes the collections seen to grow and become more fashion focussed. For vintage loving girls there are plenty of lovely dresses which manage to be both modern and nostalgic at the same time.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Floral Dresses

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Rose Print Top
I am completely in love with these gorgeous rose prints. There are not only dresses but also little twinsets featuring skirts and crop tops.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Horse Print Dress
If you like novelty prints, then this horse print might be up your street. There is also an amazing penguin dress for winter and a navy dress in the classic cowboy print which I think will look really good with my wallpaper!

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Embroidered Grey SweaterI have my eye on this gorgeous embroidered sweater which I would wear with a pair of vintage trousers or tucked in to a circle skirt.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day Tweed Coat
For cold winter days, this tweed coat would be absolutely perfect and it will go with everything!

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Blue Fur Collar

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Fur Collar and Floral PurseOne of my favourite pieces were these lovely fur collars which would look perfect over a dress or jumper and keep your neck warm all through winter. The colours are also gorgeous.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Shawls

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Squirrel and ScarfAnother warm addition would be one of these pretty scarves. I had one of these last season and they are big enough to be worn as a wrap or a shawl and they are so soft. I wore mine nearly every day and loved it.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Wooly Hat
I also really liked this little hat, which is so pretty and traditional and would be perfect for keeping my hair smooth in the cold damp weather.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Retro Striped Pyjamas
For the cold nights I love these pyjamas, they are inspired by classic vintage bedsheets. I’m sure most people are familiar with these classic candy stripes which still seem to be everywhere. I can remember my mum and dad having old sheets in this print when I was little.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Blue Floral SlippersThere were lots of lovely slipper designs and these cosy floral ones were my favourites.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Floral High Tops
I absolutely love Converse shoes, but my feet don’t! They are way too narrow for me. I find the Cath Kidston alternatives fit me so much better and these floral high tops would be perfect for casual days or to dress down a pretty dress. I’d go all out and wear them with brightly coloured tights.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Floral Bag and Scarf

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Watch
As usual there are so many lovely handbags in all the prints. They come in lots of different shapes and sizes and for any other busy bloggers out there, some of them are big enough to fit a lap-top and camera in. Hooray! I also have my eye on the pretty floral watch. So cute.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Kids Knitted Cardigan
Being a mum of two girls, I’m always on the lookout for nice things for them too. I love these adorable cardigans which would look so cute with little vintage dresses and look very hand knitted.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Kids Penguin T-Shirt
There are lots of cute soft t-shirts in a great selection of prints. The pretty penguin top is perfect for winter.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Kids Spotty High Tops
I love these spotty shoes and really want to get matching ones for both my girls.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Girls Dresses

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Kids Backpacks
Cath Kidston backpacks are great for school and last forever, I usually end up using them for my instead though!

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Kids Section Plates
The robot print is absolutely fantastic and would definitely be perfect for both boys and girls.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Clock
There are loads of great new home pieces, I think you can get pretty much anything in a Cath Kidston print now! The clock is lovely.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Dachshund Teapot
I always love the doggy designs and this little dachshund teapot is absolutely adorable.

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - London TeapotBeing a little obsessed with all things London and a total tea addict I instantly placed this tea set top of my wish list. I even sent Rob a picture of it from the press day. I absolutely love it!

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Floral Printed Glass

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Leaf Shaped Plates

Cath Kidston AW15 Press Day - Woodland Squirrel Print Glass
This autumnal tableware is really cute and I absolutely love the red squirrel print. The leaf shaped plates would look perfect alongside vintage china.

What are your favourite bits from the collection? I personally want everything!

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    Robin Rue (@massholemommy)
    June 25, 2015 at 7:03 pm

    Wow, that is a REALLY nice collection she has. I think I saw a few things that I want for myself 🙂

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    Claire Hurd
    June 25, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    Thank you for sharing this delightful press launch with us! One of each please. Oh the leaf plates are so like the vintage Carlton Ware Saladware dishes I collect!! Cath K can do very little wrong in my eyes!

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    Norah Salazar
    June 25, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Omg I had no idea Cath Kidson made glasses, they are to die for! Thanks for sharing all these, I want them all. My daughter would look adorable in those dresses.

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    June 25, 2015 at 8:29 pm

    Wow what a nice collection. It really isn’t my style but I do know a few girls who would go gaga over all of this especially the plates!

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    June 25, 2015 at 8:34 pm

    I absolutely love all of these fabulous vintage prints! They are so great, and so colorful! I can think of lots of people I know that I could buy for!

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    Patrice M Foster
    June 25, 2015 at 8:49 pm

    Nice collection of vintage ware you have collected so awesome.They looks like one of a kind. Thanks for sharing.

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    Liz Mays
    June 25, 2015 at 11:05 pm

    All of those patterns and designs are so nice. I like those shoes a lot. My daughter could rock those.

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    June 26, 2015 at 1:54 am

    oh, my goodness! These are awesome pieces. I love the patterns. Pretty impressive!

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    ronleyba (@ronley_ph)
    June 26, 2015 at 5:05 am

    Scarves, shoes, slippers – almost everything here are well designed. Love them all. Awesome!

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    June 26, 2015 at 5:12 am

    What fun! I am a tea addict, too and also A HUGE lover of London. Adorable set!

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    Elizabeth O.
    June 26, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    She has a nice collection. I love the Converse Shoes, too.

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    June 26, 2015 at 11:35 pm

    So much cuteness in one post. I think the patterns you have here are all so summery and cute too.

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    June 27, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    I can see a lot of creative talent in the pictures. I have none, but admire those who do. My teenage daughter would love the shoes. I personally am a handbag addict. I would buy 1-2, I’m sure.

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    Jessica Cangiano
    June 27, 2015 at 9:56 pm

    One of everything, pretty, pretty please! 🙂

    I swear, there is no UK brand whose offerings I daydream about more than Cath Kidston’s.

    ♥ Jessica

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    July 3, 2015 at 7:23 am

    People can be so sniffy about Cath Kidston, but I genuinely like her stuff – she really knows how to do a good print. I like those 50s-style rose prints.

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    July 4, 2015 at 4:22 pm

    Cath Kidston is a nice place with many vintage decorations. I love those beautiful floral clothes, tea cups, backpacks and bags.

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    October 15, 2015 at 7:29 am

    Beautiful post. I love the new collection. Gemma xx

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