Friday 24th May

| BY Dino Bonacic

Roland Mouret: Pre-Fall 2019

“The label is faded – I can never tell if it’s paté or if it’s giblets for the cats.” And with these words, the story of Little and Big Edie was propelled into the mainstream universe via Rupaul’s Drag Race. When Jinkx Monsoon performed arguably the best impression in Snatch Game history, we snapped our fingers and lolled to the incredible impersonation of the eclectic lady that was Little Edie. A signature silk scarf wrapped around the head joined by a fur coat and some statement jewellery – it was all very gag-worthy. It’s been over six years since that seminal pop-culture moment, and the Edies are back in town – now via Roland Mouret’s latest collection.

Launching in a see-now, buy-now format (and you know we love our goodies asap), Roland Mouret’s Pre-Fall 2019 collection is a contemporary update on the symbolism of the quirky granny style. Interpreted through Mouret’s rolodex of eternal elegance with a sense of humour, these clothes are exactly the kind of pieces you need to complete your wardrobe for the season. Easy-to-wear dresses enriched with scarf-like prints and metallic fabrics, crafty tailoring and an unpretentious approach to sexy dressing via slashes and cut. With the derelict South London building as the backdrop, these clothes get a subversive note, just like the visuals of the iconic Grey Gardens documentary did when it came out in 1975. Instead of a time-machine or a long tube ride to Greenwich, get yourself a Mouret dress or two and embrace your inner Jinkx Monsoon on – fun guaranteed.

The Roland Mouret Pre-Fall 2019 collection is now available to shop online and in selected stores.