Introducing Edge of Colour from MillaMia

Published on 3 December 2020 By Holly Butteriss 2 min read

MillaMia’s latest collection is bold and beautiful. Keeping it simple with functional knits in trendy block colours, the Edge of Colour collection is packed with wearable essentials that will never go out of style.

This collection features four modern jumpers that are perfect for pairing with jeans for an uber casual chic look. Mira, Mija, Novalie and Zoey are wardrobe staples, featuring a variety of fits and shapes, with gorgeous detailing and texture to add a little subtle flair to your look. If you’re looking for a pop of bold colour to add to an outfit, accessorize with the Mija scarf or Zoey cowl. 

Helena Rosen, co-founder and creative director of MillaMia, had the idea for this collection after looking more closely at the tradition of contrast lining inside formal suits. The Edge of Colour collection however, is far from formal and in fact was designed to be super wearable, with grounding core neutrals as the lead colours and casual textured stitch patterns. 

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I love the idea of the dapper, discreet gentlemen's suit which then surprises you by the inside being lined with a bright zing of contrast colour. It animates it and gives it that fun, unexpected flash of flamboyance.

Edge of Colour is a fantastic collection for stretching your skills, that's still super beginner friendly. Try the Zoey jumper and cowl for a simple two colour fairisle that isn’t too daunting if you’re just getting into colourwork! Or make the Mija Chevron jumper and scarf using straightforward stocking and reverse stocking stitch to create the stunning leaf like motif. 

The idea evolved to be more about using that little quirky zing of colour at the edge of the garment to enliven the body colour. I love the effect colours can have on each other and find I could sit and endlessly experiment with combinations.

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Holly Butteriss

Holly Butteriss is the Content Coordinator at LoveCrafts. Working closely with designers and influencers, Holly aims to inspire makers with lovely content and believes that “self expression is good for the soul”. Creative at heart, Holly will give any craft a go if she doesn’t have her nose in a book!

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