ESSENTIALS

The build­ing blocks for wardrobes: The Magic is in the Fab­ric .

Paula Style - - Essentials -

TheEssen­tials col­lec­tion of sep­a­rates were the found­ing cloth­ing items that formed the ba­sis of the Paula Ryan col­lec­tion 18 years ago. Sim­ple tops in vary­ing neck­lines and sleeve treat­ments, pants in full or nar­row shapes and skirts too sim­ple to de­fine trend. All have been made in sci­en­tif­i­cally de­vel­oped fabrics touched with Ly­cra for stretch and sta­bil­ity. Some 30 styles per sea­son are avail­able in black, white and sand, in New Zealand Merino, Ital­ian Mi­cro­modal or Ital­ian Mi­cro­jer­sey. Ad­di­tional colours are de­vel­oped to co­in­cide with colour trends and are avail­able for one sea­son only. Ex­am­ple: Stone, a colour for Win­ter 17 on the page op­po­site. The mantra is THE MAGIC IS IN THE FAB­RIC and each fab­ric has been tested and graded for colour fast­ness and dura­bil­ity by the D. S.I.R. Paula Ryan, the cre­ative di­rec­tor be­hind the brand, is proud that her col­lec­tion sup­ports lo­cal man­u­fac­tur­ing by be­ing made in New Zealand. Paula has de­vel­oped two main fits to ac­com­mo­date vary­ing body styles in women-an Easy Fit and a Slim Fit.

Win­ter’s Polo Neck 9402 is a cloth­ing clas­sic in Ex­clu­sive Merino and a comfy ca­sual in Stone, one of this sea­son’s strong colours.

Slim Fit style 9309 on the left, in Mi­cro­modal is fig­ure hugging but not tight. Worn here with the longer length Mi­cro­jer­sey Stretch Pen­cil Skirt 2496. Easy Fit style 9433 on the right in Clas­sic Merino skims the body and is teamed with the shorter...

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