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Forever 21 Spring/ Summer ’11 Preview

Hey All,

Short of throwing on a bikini and throwing myself off the 40 ft at Sandycove, I could hardly be readier for summer. So I was delighted to get the chance to look at the Spring/Summer ’11 at F21 last week.

After a ridiculously busy start to European trading, Forever 21 is now shoppable and probably worth a visit. Not only are the staff helpful, but they actually know what stock they have and, if not exactly where it is at least, which of the three floors it’s on. (I went in a couple of weeks ago looking for these leather shorts; there were only three pairs left which were behind some other stuff. The staff couldn’t have been nicer in helping me find them).

F21 have also gone al out to cut the prices since they opened too, (By about 30% in some cases) bringing it more in-line with the US and UK stores. Their Spring/Summer ’11 collections are now in store and I got the chance to have a look at some of it last week.

So apart from wanting to buy the midi-length Cowboy boots, the full-length lace dress and the crochet & fringed waistcoat. And wanting to steal the metal-fringing, polka-dot prints and velvet / lace detailing; I tried on one or two other pieces…

An alternative take on colour blocking; clash prints in bold colours:

With braces, two-tone brogues and a cropped tee it all felt a little bit Blondie and a little bit The Specials / 80’s Ska band, and I liked it.

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9 Responses to “Forever 21 Spring/ Summer ’11 Preview”


  1. April 11, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    oohhh i was gutted i didnt make it to that!
    i love the leopard print maxi skirt i was gona buy it online from usa-but their was a charge of 35 dollars also!
    did you happen to get a price on it whisty??
    i just need to get to dublin now and purchase!!
    thks for the heads up!!!

    xxx
    sinead

  2. April 12, 2011 at 8:09 am

    i adore that wee outfit! 🙂

    xx

  3. 3 Ali
    April 12, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    Love the last look whisty! You carry it off so well!

  4. April 12, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    what a wonderful collection!
    and awwh I’m in love with last outfit ❤

  5. April 13, 2011 at 2:55 am

    Oh good to hear prices are more inline, I love the 2nd look very Debbie Harry x

  6. April 13, 2011 at 2:42 pm

    love that cropped tee!

  7. April 15, 2011 at 8:49 am

    I seem to miss you each time at the launches!

    see you soon 🙂
    AM

  8. April 15, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    Whisty, are those trousers in the last pic F21? I die.


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