First Look: Mulberry Is Pretty! - Fashionista

First Look: Mulberry Is Pretty!

Little by little, the Mulberry brand is oozing its way into clothing. Last year, they had some choice t-shirts and a really gorgeous caftan by artist
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Little by little, the Mulberry brand is oozing its way into clothing. Last year, they had some choice t-shirts and a really gorgeous caftan by artist Julie Verhoeven. This season, they're striking out on their own, with a tiny but very cool collection of cocktail frocks and menswear that manages to straddle the line between rumpled and style conscious, probably because all of their designs are really fresh and rather young. The question is whether Mulberry can take the fan base they've got for their bags and transfer it, slowly, into their entire lifestyle brand. It's something that Kate Spade and Coach are doing here in the States, and something Mulberry's invested a lot of time, money, and coolness into cultivating in London. Bottom line: We really dig the clothes, especially the printed blue dress, but if these outfits are as expensive as the Mulberry bags, we'll have to raid TopShop for an alternative...