Long Aussie sum­mers in­spire

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Fashion - Belinda Cipri­ano

FEM­I­NINE and re­laxed with a lux­u­ri­ous feel is how de­signer Jonte Pike de­scribes her new col­lec­tion Jonté Par­adisus Re­sort 2016.

Pike, who be­gan her de­sign com­pany in 2012, will show­case her latest col­lec­tion at this year’s Perth Fash­ion Fes­ti­val as part of the WA De­signer Run­way 2 on Septem­ber 19.

Hav­ing worked on the de­signs for a few months, Pike said the process in­cluded the ini­tial de­sign­ing, fab­ric choice, sam­pling and pho­to­graphic shoot.

“The col­lec­tion fea­tures some beau­ti­ful hand­beaded de­tails which took some time to cre­ate and de­velop,” Pike said.

“The unique beaded pat­terns used through­out the col­lec­tion form a sig­nif­i­cant part of the luxe feel. Cur­rently the col­lec­tion is in pro­duc­tion, which will be ready for sale af­ter the Perth Fash­ion Fes­ti­val De­signer Show­case the col­lec­tion is fea­tured in.”

Pike said long Aus­tralian sum­mers were the in­spi­ra­tion for her col­lec­tion that em­bod­ied a luxe hol­i­day feel with ’70s un­der­tones.

“It still em­bod­ies the Jonte feel which is eclec­tic, jux­ta­posed and uses var­i­ous tex­tures mixed to­gether,” she said.

“It’s quite fem­i­nine and re­laxed with a lux­u­ri­ous feel, whereas other col­lec­tions I have done have been quite styled and bold.” Pike, who re­cently moved into her new de­sign stu­dio in Bal­catta, said her pieces would en­able her buy­ers to visit the show­room and pick from her many de­signs or bor­row from her new hire sec­tion.

“Jonte De­signer Hire has launched this month and will in­clude beau­ti­ful oc­ca­sion and evening wear avail­able to hire for events,” she said.

“This hire col­lec­tion will in­clude ex­clu­sive de­signs which can only be ob­tained from our hire stu­dio, so there are no chances of bump­ing into some­one with the same dress at an event.

“It will in­clude a va­ri­ety of dresses and gowns in var­i­ous sizes for a cus­tomer’s show-stop­ping mo­ment.”

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Pic­ture: An­drew Ritchie www.com­mu­ni­typix.com.au d441902

Jonté Pike will be show­ing her re­sort col­lec­tion at this year's Perth Fash­ion Fes­ti­val.

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