Debenhams reveals designers for its Spring Summer 2017 collection

Debenhams reveals designers for its Spring Summer 2017 collection
Debenhams reveals designers for its Spring Summer 2017 collection


Denmark London, 2016-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Debenhams celebrates its designer credentials for Spring Summer 2017, with a portfolio of iconic designers creating premium design and affordable fashion to the high street.  Debenhams’ Red Herring and Debut brands continue to sit alongside designer names and deliver key seasonal trends and elegant occasionwear.

Vibrant tones of Havana inspire a palette of red, rum, banana, black and white for the J by Jasper Conran SS17 range where crisp cottons and chambray are cut elegantly into simple summer silhouettes. Scale and proportion are key with oversize ginghams, large pocket detail and supersize striping on the longer midi length; the new hemline this season.  Deep Med blues, sun-bleached pinks and Bordeaux wine red deliver the elegance of St. Tropez in the sixties where floral embroideries are carefully crafted and deckchair stripes are reworked on organza. Key pieces include the bold stripe skirt, organza blouse and floral embroidered skirt.

Cuban heat inspires a sultry mood for Star by Julien Macdonald where colour explodes and clashes in hot tones of pink, red and orange for a true Latino flavour.  Romantic ruffles, exposed shoulders and sharp tailoring combine for a fiesta to remember. Must-have pieces include the high split wide leg pants, hot pink tailored suit and frill cropped blouse.

Taking inspiration from John Rocha’s retrospective archive, the RJR.John Rocha collection epitomises effortless romance and feminity.   Pretty, soft textures, lace and smooth satins mix with standout florals, vintage inspired embroideries and the iconic poppy create a modern take on SS17 romantic dressing. Key items include the embroidered sweat, tea dress and high waisted jeans.

Inspired by summer days in the desert Principles by Ben de Lisi presents a sumptuous palette of pink hues anchored back with navy and ivory. Prints are block coloured and bold with spliced stripes and organic palms. The silhouette is clean and modern whilst pleating, fluted sleeves luxe textures, compact fabrications and silky hammered satins give a softer edge. Key pieces include the trouser co-ord, soft trench and colour block dress.

Beautiful florals, lace and embroidery give a modern Prairie feel to the new season Nine by Savannah Miller collection delivered in a pretty palette of lavender, pink and pastel blue with pops of vibrant orange and yellow.  The range is overflowing with summer dresses; and hero items include the embroidered midi and the daisy maxi whilst the sequin jacket, washed denims and frill blouses offer versatile separates perfect for those hazy spring days.

Boyfriend silhouettes reign supreme this season for H! by Henry Holland where sweat dresses, acid denim and  oversized tees  take centre stage. Patriotic primary hues paired with soft pinks and khaki deliver a casual athleisure vibe where the tracksuit is key. Vegas cowboys and Punk references deliver a sense of playfulness to the collection where ginghams, snake and grunge graffiti juxtapose with feminine lace and extreme ruffles for a girly twist. Key pieces include the tea dress, deconstructed sweat and Motorcross tee.

Red Herring provides a fun festival of colour this SS17, with an eye-popping colour palette of yellow, blue and red seen in ginghams, stripes and tropical florals. Texture is reworked with embroidery, smocking, crochet and printed lace detail for a true feminine feel. Key pieces include the culotte jumpsuit, embroidered trench and pinafore dress.

Debut introduces a veritable explosion of floral romance delivered using delicate lace, print and embroidery.  Contemporary silhouettes and premium fabrications in a pretty palette of vibrant red, ivory and blush provide an air of feminine modernity offering a stunning choice for all summer occasions. Must have pieces include the floral bardot dress.

No.1 Jenny Packham promises signature statement gowns with the addition of occasionwear separates for SS17. Delivered in a soft colour palette of ivory, blush, soft green and vintage metallic, and paired with decadent hand beading  and form fitting silhouettes; the collection oozes springtime sophistication. Key pieces include the floral embellished gown, soft sequin jacket, wide leg pants and beaded maxi skirt.

For SS17 Butterfly by Matthew Williamson occasionwear enters the tropics with bold tropical florals and exotic plant prints. Fresh tones of green and aqua contrast with hot flamingo pinks, fiery red and orange zest which fuse with summer embellishment.

Inspired by fantastical fairytales Siren by Giles presents a collection filled with dreamlike landscape prints, embroidery, contemporary couture silhouettes and modern fabrications in a palette of chic  monochromatics and china blue.  This capsule collection offers versatility in occasion dressing and key pieces include the statement super prom dress and luxe lace applique tuxedo.

Introducing Studio by Preen the collection offers a contemporary fusion of modern day wardrobe essentials infused with Preen’s signature handwriting. Ruffles, tea dresses, paper bag detailing and frilly frills are key ingredients for this modern capsule wardrobe. You can expect Preen’s playful prints too including ginghams, stripes and eye catching florals for SS17.

The Todd Lynn/Edition collection takes you on an adventurous journey where street culture fuses with punk attitude; a key feature for SS17. Styling detail is paramount where the pinafore slip dress is layered with the essential cotton stripe shirt and the deluxe studded hoodie is worn with the masculine trouser and ultimate embroidered jacket perfect to create the modern contemporary vibe.


Director of PR
Christine Morgan
0203 549 6420

Source: Debenhams


Ben de Lisi bridal collection exclusively created for DEBENHAMS

LONDON, 2016-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — He’s known for dressing the world’s most glamorous women and now Ben de Lisi has created a collection of six stunning bridal gowns exclusively for DEBENHAMS. Epitomising Ben’s signature timeless sophistication, the collection features luxurious fabrics, intricate detailing and faultless design.

From floor-sweeping, sleek column gowns to the fairy tale romance of full skirted tulle styles; body skimming silhouettes, sumptuous beading and embellishment, the capsule collection has been designed to suit all styles of bride injecting red carpet glamour into her wardrobe, regardless of her budget.

Continuing the success of his bestselling Principles by Ben de Lisi womenswear and homeware collections for


“Creating a bridal collection for today’s modern bride was a natural step for me. There is no bigger event than a wedding and every bride wants to look phenomenal no matter what their budget. With this collection of six signature styles, I wanted to create something special and unique that would be accessible and affordable.”

Average price points for the dresses are £295 with prices starting from £250 for a column gown, extending to £350 for one of the more opulent, embellished designs.

Debenhams Debenhams is a leading international, multi-channel brand with a proud British heritage which trades out of 240 stores across 28 countries.  Debenhams gives its customers around the world a unique, differentiated and exclusive mix of own brands, international brands and concessions.   In the UK, Debenhams has a top four market share in womenswear and menswear and a top ten share in childrenswear.  It leads the market in premium health and beauty.   Debenhams is the eleventh biggest UK online retailer by traffic volume and in March 2012 was awarded “Multichannel Retailer of the Year” at the Oracle Retail Week Awards.    Debenhams has been investing in British design for 20 years through its exclusive Designers at Debenhams portfolio of brands.  Current designers include Ted Baker, Jeff Banks, Jasper Conran, Erickson Beamon, FrostFrench, Henry Holland, Roksanda Ilincic, Betty Jackson, Jonathan Kelsey, Carol Lake, Ben de Lisi, Julien Macdonald, Jane Packer, Jenny Packham, Pearce Fionda, Preen, Janet Reger, John Rocha, Jonathan Saunders, Marios Schwab, Yukari Sweeney, Ashley Thomas, Eric Van Peterson and Matthew Williamson.



Director of PR
Christine Morgan
0203 549 6420

Senior PR Manager
Hayley Betts
0203 5496420

Brighten up your home and office environment with full array of lighting options from Debenhams

LONDON, 2015-9-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — With winter drawing in, lighting is about to take centre stage to brighten up your home and office environment.

From vintage inspired floor lamps to modern table lights, the AW15 collection from Debenhams sees a full array of options ranging from polished silvers, bright colours and sleek looks to fun, retro designs. With a nod to catwalk trends, this season’s designs feature deep berry tones, sumptuous fabrics and standout oversized lighting; following the recent design aesthetic that brings industrial chic to the forefront of interior design.

For wildlife lovers, Abigail Ahern for Edition sees the standard lamp base transformed into oversized animals in a soft velvet finish, making these lamps clear conversation pieces that ooze glamour. Smartly dressed beagles and oversized pelicans are complemented by velvet fringed lampshades that push the boundary on design.

Ben de Lisi’s lighting collection brings in elements from childhood toys such as oversized pencils and porcelain robots, which mix novelty with style and updates any setting in an instant. His ‘love’ light is a popular choice for homes while the black ceramic camera lamp makes a great addition to any budding photographer’s home.



Brighten up your home and office environment with full array of lighting options from Debenhams

Brighten up your home and office environment with full array of lighting options from Debenhams

Debenhams Launches Size 16 Mannequins

Debenhams has announced that size 16 mannequins will appear in its windows in a trial to gain feedback from customers to see if they like the idea.

Like most retailers Debenhams currently uses standard size 10 mannequins in all its window displays. However the majority of women in the UK are either a 14 or 16.

Signage next to the mannequins, which will be wearing the recently launched Principles by Ben de Lisi range, will ask customers ‘I’m a size 16, do you want to see more of me?’

Debenhams stocks up to size 26 in its womenswear department, and a huge 42% of sales come from size 14 and 16 garments.

Debenhams Head of Creative, Mark Stevens commented: “We are proud to offer a broad and varied choice for women of all ages, shapes and sizes in store. So we thought we should reflect this in our window displays. If it’s popular with customers we would love to roll it out.”

Susan Ringwood, Chief Executive of charity Beat, which lends help to people with eating disorders and their families, voiced her support for Debenhams’ trial. She said: “Women often feel it is their fault that clothes don’t look as good on them as they do in the shop window, so we congratulate Debenhams on taking this initiative.”

Mark Fast caused waves when he sent size 12 and 14 models down his catwalk last London Fashion Week, and gorgeous size 16 model Crystal Ren has had a huge impact on the fashion industry recently.

The window, which celebrates a realistic interpretation of the British female physique, was unveiled at Debenhams’ Oxford Street branch in February. The size 16 mannequins can be seen in the newly launched Principles by Ben De Lisi window as well. The initiative will be later rolled out across the country, again to get feedback from customers.

Via EPR Network
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