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Monsoon Fusion: The Making of a Polaris Jumper

We sat down with the designers from Fusion* over a cup of tea and had the joy of hearing all about their A/W ’11 collection! Can’t you tell we’re excited? Read on to hear more…

*If you haven’t heard of this label you must pull yourself out from the rock you’ve been living under and take notice a.s.a.p.

A: One of the things we can’t wait to get our hands on right this instant is the Polaris jumper. We’re marvelling at its colour combo/shape/Peter Pan collar, basically everything. Can you tell us how you designed such fab piece?

F: Ya, sure! Well, the sweater was inspired by a vintage jumper we found at Portobello Market. It had this 1940s silhouette and a pretty kooky coloured-stripe thing going on. We didn’t care so much for the colours; we were attracted to the stitch technique. If you look closely you can see how it’s been knitted to create that cool, scalloped effect. That’s what we loved about it.

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