May 21st, 2014
Chance SS14

Simply Swedish

Chance by Julia Leach

“DON’T COMPLAIN ABOUT THE WIND, LEARN TO SAIL.” – Swedish Proverb

Chance founder and summer devotee, Julia Leach, was inspired by Sweden’s “seaside lifestyle, design heritage, and natural beauty” for her SS14 collection. This spring, along with her signature striped knits, Julia’s added beautiful tops in Liberty prints, an oxford shirt and shirtdress, tunics, hats, and espadrilles. Everything we need to complete the perfect summer wardrobe.

Chance Mood Board

I asked Julia to share her inspiration images and, if she did a perfume for this collection, what would be the mix of scents? About the fragrance, I can’t wait to do a scent, especially since I’ve tried so many white florals and haven’t found one I love. For the Sweden collection, I’d create a fragrance that fuses elderflower, freesia, and twin flower with a light, clean note of poplar trees and gooseberries…the scent of walking through an island in the Stockholm archipelago on a dewy Sunday morning. A fresh, light, greeny floral, yet just a little bit woodsy to give it a more sensual note.

Follow Julia on Instagram @julia_chance to see all of her inspiration pics.

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BOTTEGA VENETA

Intreciatto leather slides

BALMAIN

Double-breasted wool twill blazer

SAINT LAURENT

Theo raw-edge cowboy ankle boot

KENNETH JAY LANE

Gold-tone clip earrings

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

Layered denim peplum jacket

MADEWELL

Courier cotton shirt

ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS

Thais oven raffia and leather skides

CÉLINE

Sunglasses

AGNES BADDOO

Two-Toned Sac 1

J.CREW

Robin silk-satin shirt

MANOLO BLAHNIK

Pascalare 70mm boot black suede

APIECE APART

Merida cropped cotton-blend twill wide-leg pants

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  • Looks great and I’d try in a heartbeat were it not for the “no return/exchange, all sales final” policy on everything, which I only found out when in final stages of buying process online. Bummer.

    Liz LMay 22nd, 2014  10:24 AM

     
  • Scratch last comment. I just received email from company and there is a glitch on their website. They do have a 15 day return policy for all full price merchandise.

    Liz LMay 22nd, 2014  10:49 AM

     
  • LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! so beautiful! xx KC

    kendall conradMay 22nd, 2014  1:10 PM

     
  • Wow thank you for turning me onto Chance. I love what she’s doing and that girl knows how to work a stripe!

    All the best to you!

    RTGMay 22nd, 2014  3:27 PM

     

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