Issue 24


des Plantes

Letter From

the Creative Director

This collection is inspired by the beautiful florals of the Jardin des Plantes, the main botanical garden in France. We’ve used prints inspired by the tropical summer flowers of the jardins, and in preparation for summer we’ve used some lighter fabrics like cotton seersucker and, of course, the transeasonal French linen.

The perfect collection for spring strolls in the park or for a little moonlight dancing, this range was designed to be mixed and matched for a timeless, elegant wardrobe.



Your favourite midi dress is back in a delightful shadow floral print of ink and white tones. Made from 100% cotton, this dress has elegant puff sleeves and gathering through the back waist to create a flattering silhouette. For an elegant lift, wear it with our Le Lien Perle Earrings and the new Kilda Pearl Sneaker.

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There are flowers everywhere for those who want to see them.
— French artist Henri Matisse

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A French impression

This winter we are lucky enough to have the National Gallery of Victoria team up with the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to bring a major exhibition to Australian shores. The theme? French Impressionism. (Ooh la la!) For those who haven’t yet witnessed this glorious show at the NGV, there are exclusive paintings from the likes of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Mary Cassatt, and of course — Claude Monet. Allow yourselves (even just for a moment) to feel as if you are stepping through the doors of a French museum, witnessing the colour and beauty of some of the best artistes France has to offer.

Light and bright

As we emerge from the winter months, so do our hearts and minds! We’ve introduced some light tones in soft, breathable fabrics to enjoy un peu of summer style. Our Cord Embroidered Tunic is made from 100% French linen, elevated with white floral motif embroidery. Match it with our Bengajean® Short and the Kilda Pearl Sneakers for vibrant white contrast, finishing the look with the Parc Monceau Earrings in matching blue tones.

(Your furry friends will be impressed!)

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A French gimlet is a sophisticated and simple take on the classic gimlet with un petit French twist. Three ingredients are shaken not stirred to make a refreshing and chic summer cocktail.

60ml of good Gin or Vodka (remember the better the gin or vodka, the better the drink)
30ml of St Germain elderflower liquor
15ml of fresh lime juiceLime for garnish

Fill a cocktail shaker with iceCombine all your ingredients to the shaker – gin or vodka, St Germain and lime juice
Shake until cold for 30 to 60 seconds
Strain into a martini glass or coupe glass
Garnish with a lime – peel a section by slicing a long slit down the middle of the lime and bending it in half to get a fun garnish.

2 parts Club Soda
1 part Lime Juice
1 part Elderflower Syrup
Stir together over ice
Garnish with Lime Peel

La saison du printemps

The Jardin des Plantes range has a mix of refreshing hues and prints that bloom with colour and flowers. Our Lily Floral Print Top has tones of jade, mandarin, indigo and pink, with a mock-wrap front that creates style in seconds. Match it with our Bengajean® 7/8 Button Detail and the Teal Wool Silk Scarf for a look that shines, finished with the rose-gold Porto Tassel Loafers.

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Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.
— French proverb

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Our new Puff Sleeve Shell Top is simple and elegant, the perfect option for a work outfit or elevated casual look. With elbow-length puff sleeves and a wide rounded neckline, this 100% cotton top is made from seersucker fabric that is light and breathable. For an easy, sleek look match the top with our Relaxed Jogger Pant and then add a contrasting scarf that pops. We like the 100% cotton Melange Animal Jacquard scarf, or the Fleurs Japonaises Cashmere Scarf with bursting florals.

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Spring fresh

Our Linen ¾ Top is a refreshing option with a lightweight feel. In a slightly longer length it’s crafted from 100% French linen and is a great option for transeasonal styling. Match the crisp jade tone with our statement Fond de l’Ocean Necklace, finishing the look with our Bengajean® Skinny Leg in white and the easy-wear Kilda Pearl Sneakers.  

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Accessorise your life

Our elegant Parc Monceau Drop Earrings are available in blue, gold, and red tones. So Frenchy, so chic.

These really are the colours of summer. Match the Fond de l’Ocean Necklace with our Colours of Summer Earrings for shades of cool.

Step out in style with our new rose-gold metallic Porto Tassel Loafers.

The 100% leather Lily Crossbody Bag features a baby purse with matching lily floral print!

Modern chic

Our Shirred Cotton Shirt is available in ink and white, matched here with our pearl and navy Chianna Necklace. Monochrome looks makes layering easy, so match shades of ink blue and white like our Bengajean® Skinny Leg, with the Kilda Pearl Sneakers for a touch of casual cool. For some extra glamour, add the Le Lien Pearl Earrings.  

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