Sep 20, 2011 12:00AM

Dion Lee Line II Summer

Dion Lee's capsule collection does not disappoint.

Now in its second season, we see something different from Dion Lee Line II with the new Summer offering. Launched earlier this year to accompany the mainline, Line II is a capsule collection with a focus on wearability and versatility, characterised by a novel approach to shirting and a talent for tailoring. This latest offering has a more sporty feel than its previous incarnation so oversized jackets, cropped trousers and short jumpsuits are go-to pieces for shooting the breeze when the weather is warmer.

It's great to see that signatures of the Dion Lee label are not lost in translation from mainline to capsule, which is often the case when designers make this leap. The pieces may be ostensibly simple, but details reveal that this collection is distinctly Dion like delicate silk layered over dresses and cut-out panels on shirts.

Let this be our guide for summer dressing, because sometimes all you need is a big, baggy shirt and a pair of sneakers (looking like Julia Nobis wouldn't hurt either). And that pretty palette of baby blue, sorbet cerise and pale mint is just perfection.

Dion Lee Line II Summer will drop in-store nationwide this week.

www.dionlee.com

Ingrid Kesa

Latest


Collection Survey: Kate Sylvester AW15

"The owls are not what they seem."


PRESS Books Is Your New Favourite Zine Shop

We spoke to the guy who runs it.


Nightcrawler Is Dark AF

WIN double passes to see the film, plus a DVD care package.


Social Snaps: Heaps Gay's 1st Birthday

Shot by Gavriel Maynard @ The Oxford.


Solange Got Married In A Onesie

And a lush Kenzo dress.


A Guide To James Franco Doing Things On Video

We summarise the 45 minute-long extravaganza in peanut butter and kittens.


Mykki Blanco On Performing In Putin's Russia

After the club he was due to perform at was raided by police.


Police Detain Mac DeMarco At Mac DeMarco Concert

Didn't know he was in the band.


Elissa McGowan Takes Our Australian-As Survey

Plus take a look at the full 'Bloom Out' SS15 lookbook.


Masterclass: Au Naturel

Shop the shoot: Back to basics.


Oyster Fashion: 'U Can't Sit With Us' — A Study In Cliques

By Ben Taylor, Alexandra Marzella and Colette Miller.


Benjamin Law Talks 'Sh*t Asian Mothers Say [Interview]

Don't go to bed with wet hair or you will get cancer etc.


Perfume Genius Shows Us His Witch Glance In LA [Gallery]

Dissing Eminem and getting shot by Darren Ankenman.


Watch Pharrell Give Tyler, The Creator A Motivational Pep Talk

Plus watch the new Odd Future documentary, 'Wolf'.


That Viral Drunk Woman Video Was A Hoax

Cashing in on street harassment.


Meet The Model: Elena Kantaria @ Women

Shot in New York by Gadir Rajab.


Social Snaps: Ellery Launches 'Inhabit'

Westfield Doncaster gets a Scentre Group-sponsored designer space.


Time Suggests Banning The Word 'Feminist' & Voters Are On Board

They also dislike 'bae', 'sorry not sorry' and 'basic'.


Oscar Key Sung x P.A.M. x Gavriel Maynard

An imaginary online dating profile with the Melbourne lonely boi.