Marks & Spencer recently announced a 31-piece capsule collection created with fashion favourite Alexa Chung. “Archive” will be a revamp of some of Alex’s fave pieces from M&S’ lengthy history, all reworked and reimagined for the modern fashionista.
We love a high street collaboration and are so excited that Alexa, who has designed collections for American labels Madewell and AG Jeans in the past, is bringing her covetable cool-girl style to our side of the pond.
Alexa’s style is always effortless, and we hope that she captures that in her collection, as well as the ad campaign that she will be overseeing as Creative Director. We’re hoping to see lots of her signature looks in the 31 pieces, with the balance between masculine and feminine that Alexa has mastered. We’re also expecting lots of peter pan collars and high necks, short hemlines, on trend fabrics like denim and suede and easy to wear chunky knits and cable knit cardigans – two of Alexa’s go-to items – for that “throw on and go” style that Alexa is known for.
To celebrate the collection, which will be available in Marks & Spencer stores and online in April, we put together some of Alexa’s best looks from her own archive to get you all as excited as we are.
Alexa making super casual look super chic at a Hearst Magazine event in New York last year. Has anyone ever looked this good in an oversized jumper? We think not!
Perfectly creased denim dungarees and a striped work shirt with the best “I just rolled out of bed” hair we’ve ever seen.
Pretty florals are basically a staple for Alexa, and we love this Topshop Unique dress on her as she kept it from being too frou-frou by pairing it with sharp pointed flats.
Simple and sporty in all-white minimal chic, is there any trend this lady can’t rock?
This stand-out signature coat and simple jeans and ballet flats look shows that sometimes, the basics are enough.
Alexa’s number on style rule? Never be afraid to mix and match prints.
We adore Alexa’s take on masculine tailoring, pairing a boyish blazer with tie-up shoes makes for a perfect balance of pretty and tough.
Another day, another chunky knit. It’s official, if Alexa Chung isn’t your #KnitwearGoals, she should be.
The girl isn’t afraid of texture either – she rocked this blue corduroy number with ease at London Fashion Week last year.
Proving that you don’t have to go designer to look good, Alexa absolutely nailed off-duty style in this vintage skirt and classic Converse. Very 90s!