Madeleine Thompson’s Style Q&A

At their Spring/Summer 2013 buying appointment with Madeleine Thompson, Katie & Jo went behind the scenes in search of style advice and her must-haves for the season.


Madeleine Thompson’s Style Q & A

What are your style highs and lows?

I am loving the bold prints of SS13 but I have to be careful how I wear them and not look too OTT! Also I am either in a very very high shoe or a flat and I’m pregnant so i’m in flats most of the time so feeling quite tiny walking around!

What inspired your new collection?

I have always loved vintage prints and blouses so i wanted to try some pretty vintage inspired blouses that compliment the cashmere. We’ve also introduced a beautifully soft and luxe very light gage 100% cashmere which is just stunning. Perfect for spring!

What style advice would you give to a younger you?

I tended to go for very loose fit bohemian clothes in my 20’s and i think i could have gone a little more fitted on occasion!  But i’m pretty happy with the way I have dressed as i think i’ve always remained true to my own look!

Which celebrities would you like to see wearing your clothes?

I am obsessed with Laura Bailey at the moment as she’s so English and so beautiful – I think she would suit the new collection well!

Which do you prefer? Bold colours? Or prints?


What’s your ‘must-have’ accessory this season?

A brightly coloured bag that shouts summer. This Maison Scotch satchel would do nicely



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