Summer Knits By DeNada12:00 AM
A couple of weeks back, I had the pleasure to meet Virginia Arrisueño, and checkout the Spring/Summer collection of her brand DeNada which blends the contemporary elements with traditional knitting techniques to offer unique, handmade pieces. Their new collection features light, airy, and open designs created with a cotton-blend fiber, which makes it ideal for the warmer days.
To say that I fell in love with the pieces instantly would be an under statement. You might have seen me at their studios if you follow me on Snapchat ('tanviidotcom'). I loved the array of colors, and it was quite hard to pick one out of them all. You can check out a short behind-the-scenes clip here (0:53). Whenever I cannot decide, I choose color, unlike most people who would choose black, I picked the gorgeous knit shawl in a bright summer color.
Initially I was planning to style it with a pair ripped jeans and graphic tees, but I I just happen to see this dress and shawl at the same time organically, and I just had to wear it together. It goes to show how versatile this piece will be in my closet this coming season. Although, I am quite elated about this combination to begin with ...
The Spring/Summer Collection will be available online at denadadesign.com/shop on June 6th, and will also be sold exclusively at Redeem, located at 1810 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009