Monday, July 29, 2013

La Formela Summer 2013

All good things come in threes and the same thing can be said about the trio behind emerging European fashion label La Formela. They may originate from Slovakia and the Czech Republic, but this summer, these talented garmentiers turned to the East for inspiration. 

La Formela's SS13 range is dipped in a paint box of fruity shades from strawberry pink, lime green, lemon and cranberry red, grounded by white and midnight blue. The blissful palette is printed in an exotic array of graphic patterns that are strongly influenced by nature. Quirky Koi fish, lucky cats, ladybirds and a variegated floral extravaganza are churned together, resembling a beautiful, abstract Japanese garden.

The Prague-based brand uses traditional handcrafting methodologies, turning sumptuous textiles into modern silhouettes. For summer, we are presented with jazzy bomber jackets, oversized trench coats, reversible sleeveless wraps (Look 6), silken summer dresses, patterned satin blouses with cigarette pants and elegant maxi dresses for a formal night out.

This is a glimpse into the vivid Summer 2013 collection by La Formela.

Look 1

 Look 2

Look 3

Look 4

Look 5

Look 6

Look 7

Look 8

Look 9

Look 10

Look 11

Look 12

Look 13

Look 14

Are you enticed by these boldly patterned looks?

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Rahul Bhatia said...

Enticed for sure, Sam:)

Shes Dressing Up said...

Gorgeous prints! I especially love the pantsuit in look 4!

Jenniya said...

I love the Look 4 and 12. :)

XX, IamJenniya

Bailey Schneider said...

Lovely unusal prints
Much love, Bailey from Vanilla Blonde

Josie said...

So pretty and unique! I love look 12 xxx

mademoiselle mode said...

Perfect selection ^^
N6 is my favvvv ^^

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Diva Desle said...

I love look 2. The cut of the dress and print is so me!!:-)) Have a fab week Sam. Xx

Jessica Mattioli said...

love the look 2, 7, 10 and 12!!! Have a nice day sweetie!!

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loving-evelyn said...

love the first and the eight look better

Ana Aleksic said...

Love it! <3

Carolyne O' said...

This is a fabulous lookbook and I fell in love with look 1, so colorful and chic <3
Xxx my babe


Hanna & Christel said...

wow we love this so much!


Rosh S said...

Love the prints! And love look 11

Marta Purriños Hernández said...

Loving loving loving, super colorful, just perfect



Anthea F said...

Love the second look!!!

Kelly {Sparkles and Shoes} said...

Look six is so pretty!

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sienna ana belić said...

great blog!!
stop by anytime :)
xoxo Sienna

Jackie Harrison said...

Look 5,9,13 absolutely beautiful.

♡ YNESS ♡ said...

Look 2 and 12 are my fav!
Great blog, I followed you :)

Nicolene Richards said...

One word: Spectaculor! This is some of the most beautiful prints I have come across, and yes, hoping Eastern Europe will spread their goodwill in style to the rest of the world!
Nice post!

Mª Pilar Domínguez said...

This collection is amazing! I loved the prints! Kisses:9
Thanks for following me back:)

Ella said...

All combination are absolutely awesome! Hope your start of week will be also great!:)
Also very nice post

kim bim said...

Wow, am screaming,WOW!!! Very lovely bold patterns. Great pieces.

ChatterBlossom said...

Wow, would be hard not to have a fun day in one of those!

Adeola Naomi Aderemi said...

Love this collection and I totally will like to have the whole collection or settle for the last look!
Have a great week darling!

Caro * said...

Look 2 is fabulous. Beautiful collection ! :)

Dawn Gibson-Thigpen said...

Hey Sam..

I love looks 2 and 4! They are my absolute fav!



Anonymous said...

Not a big fan of bold patterns but I like looks 2 and 7!

Joy Shana said...

Amazing collection and prints

Irina Pavlova said...

Looks 1 and 10 are amazing)))))))


Ceciliette said...

Those are some rad prints! Don´t know if i would dare to wear them, but deffinitively cool.

Real College Student of Atlanta said...

look 2 is my favorite!

Diana Ashuayem said...

Look 2 and 4 are amazing!

THE HF BLOG said...

great clothes!!! love them all!!

Rowena @ rolala loves said...

The vibrant prints are just gorgeous! I love the dress in look 2. Thanks for introducing us to another fabulous fashion label Sam!

Rowena @ rolala loves

Margaret Cruzemark said...

The 9th look is absolutely gorgeous. Great patterns by the way.
Miss Margaret Cruzemark

Denise said...

Dear Sam, sorry I didn't comment on Friday - I had a short weekend trip, that was nice! But I wouldn't miss Friday Frills, never! So I read today! And I totally agree - how many times people looked at me during my edgy phases and commented... and I thought "you look all like in uniforms". But if they liked, OK too.
I loved the skirt of Look 5, then Looks 6 and 7 and the blouse of Look 9! Great selection and I would wear skirt % with blouse 9 :)

Lilli said...

Morning Sam! Hope your weekend went fine! I was off on the beach and no internet!:) Btw, I havent no idea about this brand, thanks for sharing since it is really interesting, love the style and the mood of the whole collection, bold but sophisticated! Actually, the look 9 is my fav, the printed pants with the black blouse is really sleek and charming, I would love to wear it right now! Happy Monday my dear, hope your week is kicked off greatly! xo

Daniella said...

Hello Sam dear, Trust you to share such a unique and pretty collection with us all! Love the inspiration behind the prints and I particularly adore the ruffled and the ever so slight ruched sleeves, that have been so beautifully crafted on a couple of the pieces you have shown us! :)

Take care and have a truly wonderful week,
Daniella xox

S said...

So original!
Love looks 12 and 14!

Chocolate Rose Style said...

Chocolate Rose Style


Wow! Absolutely amazing Sam! I would definitely wear these pieces, very unique, colourful and original. I love #4, ,6, and 8. Have a great day! xx/Madison

Kim Alston said...

I'm not a bold pattern girl. But I love the designs that have a solid color on top with the bold pattern at the hem of the dress.

Kacie Ellis said...

Pretty prints and colors!

Paola Lauretano said...

I love the prints of this collection... really interesting!!!
Have a great start of he week Sam!

Sandra Leiva said...

Not my style, but I like it :-)))


Sorana Nistor said...

i just adore look nr.10 !!

Kati said...

Thanks for your kind words on my last post!
I would totally wear number 2 to a wedding!

Have a fantastic day,

Kashaya said...

Not my style but the prints on these clothes are still great.=)

Simplicity is Chic said...

Wow, I am in love with all of them.


The Style Maze said...

my favourite one is look number 7! although I must admit that the whole collection is so interesting! :)
thank you for your comment, my dear! you can see a short movie from my trip on my blog now :)
by the way, I don't know how this happened but I wasn't following you on Bloglovin' until now!!! So right now I will be informed about all your new posts :)


Linda B said...

This collection is definitely unique. I like how its all differently structured. Such fab prints too!

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(Anna) la mode said...

Wow, such fun prints! These are all amazing statement pieces. I love looks # 2,4,11, &14!! : )


Punctuation Mark said...

Those prints are amazing!!!

Tanya said...

#1,4,9,10,11 are catching into my eyes:) LOVEEEEEE!

Thanks for the sweet of your wishes sweetie! I wish you do just the same:)..You're the kindest! speaks to you again soon dearie Sam:)!!!!

Mili said...

As someone who normally shies away from prints/ bold colors, I would totally wear some of these pieces. Specially the pants! Except they'd probably have to be tailored beyond belief for my height... #shortpeopleproblems

Mili from call me, Maeby

Couture Carrie said...

Beautiful palette and pieces!
Love the last look!


Carmen said...

9 and 10 look pretty cool, I especially love the patterns :)

....... said...

7 & 11 are my favs all of them are quite beautiful though thank you so much for sharing these! xx. gigi.

Coco said...

I love the shades and prints, not sure about the oversizing!
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Cheyenne Ji said...

Love look 12 especially because it's my favorite color :) Also loving look 2 and 7

Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird said...

Look 11 is totally my fav, swoon!

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Jessi said...

Oh I LOVE the dress in look 11 and those pants in look 9 are awesome! I'd totally rock those!!

Rebecca Ragionieri said...

(; Reb, xoxo.

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Dario Venuti said...

look 2 !!


Oh to Be a Muse said...

I really like the uniqueness of Look 6. It looks like it converts so well.

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lucia m said...

omg! loving all the looks! <3



Marcela Gmd said...

The prints are amazing!!! beautiful collection!!!
Have a good week!!!:)))

Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

stylishvue said...

This is all beautiful, I think look 9 is my favourite!
Laura. xx

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Emmylou said...

I love all the collections you've featured so far, Sam, including this one:) My fave is the last one. Such a great gown.

Dascha Boonstra said...

Really love all the looks<3


Jenny Plog said...

Great looks!!I like number 9 and 14!!

Grace said...

Love that last maxi! Mostly due to the back straps. These colors are super bold and summery! Love it!

Have a great day!
A Southern Drawl

Elly @ Caribbean Living said...

Love it Sam!! These designs are gorgeous to look at but a smidge too colourful for me personally (yawn, boring I know...) - loving looks 2, 5 and 12 though, just divine! I'd never heard of these designers, thanks for the heads up!

bridechic said...

WOW!!!!!!!!!! Numers 4 and 14 really rock

Elle Sees said...

i think i like look 12 best!

AlittlebitUnique // UK blog said...

Would loveeeee to be able to pull off the trousers in look 9!!

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Johanna said...

Loving the second dress. I am a print girl so this sheath is where it's at!

Zahra Sandberg said...

Absolutely stunning collection! Thank you for the introduction to these fabulous designers. I love the nod to the 60's with some of those bold patterns and shapes, yet they are so modern and unique, like the maxi with the crop top part. (for lack of a better description)



erica marie said...

Oh gosh! Look 12, I'm in love.

xo erica

LEJA said...

Thank you for your comment. I like look 14.. I'm folloving you on GFC. Follow back?

trishie said...

My fav has to be look 2!

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Oh what a wonderful collection of prints! I adore the designs and bright colors. I guess good things do come in threes!

Chic 'n Cheap Living

The white cabbage said...

ciao, never heard before ! thanks for sharing such beauty collection ....hard choice to select the one I like most ...the are wonderful

have a nice day


AdinaA said...

Hey sweetie! Yeah I have been absent, but I do have a good reason. I am moving to a new place and I was up to my neck in redecorating. Can`t wait to finish!

Now on-topic. This brand will absolutely be on my radar. I love their prints and cuts, but I must admit that my favorite looks are 14, 8, 7 and 6.

bbb said...

Always a great post dear. Love the effort you put in every post you update! :) x

ELISA said...

there are some amazing prints in this collection!
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Eva M. said...

All the looks really are amazing! So chic so colorful!

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Jessica Mattioli said...

Have a lovely day sweetie!!

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Mimi said...

i love looks #2 and #12! :D

<3, Mimi

Janice Lunes said...

I love loook 2,5,6,8

Thanks again for this Sam this is great :D

Just uploaded a new post and would love to know your opinion on it :D !

Have a great day :D


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Mira said...

The collection is amazing. My favorite look number 10. Wish you a wonderful day sweetheart!!

xx Mira

Ivana said...

Seriously, Sam, now I'm feeling slightly ashamed that you've made me discover this brand, when the two designers come from my home country. It's like I was living under some rock, or what :) Anyways, I'll be googling them as soon as I finish writing this comment, because their prints really are stunning!
Thanks for this wonderful discovery! Have a lovely day, sweetie!

xx Ivana

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Anne said...

Great post, your blog is truly amazing! It's the last chance to join my summer give away party, I really hope you will join <3 Love, Anna

Carolyne O' said...

A big kiss my sweet babe <3


petra lorietta said...

Look 7 is just gorgeous!♥ lovely post!:)

Mihaela Pojogu said...

2, 4, 6, 7, 12, 14 are my favorite, thanks for share, it's a great collection.
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Joan said...

love them all.


Maria at inredningsvis said...

SO beautiful pics:) and thanks for sweet words.

Check out my new post...summer memories and Shop Ruche:)

Have a lovely day dear

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Beauty Follower said...

Looks 8,9 and 14 are great!

crochet fashion said...

Loving look 6 and 9 the most!

Beauty said...

These are really pretty! I just love them all.