Transeasonal is a word I look upon with some degree of veneration. It may be a little nebulous, a little like creating more collections where perhaps they’re not wholly necessary – but in Australia (and specifically Melbourne) where weather can vary so dramatically between one hour of the day and the next, anything that can be labelled as transeasonal has a distinct advantage. The ability to layer, to put together an outfit that’s suited to in-between weather, an outfit that can chop and change accordingly.
For Australian label Nookie that means creating pieces that may lean towards being winter pieces, bar for their light-weight fabrics and particular layerability. A great example of this is autumn 2011’s ‘Aspen Cape’, a light cape that would be just as easily thrown over a spring dress at night as over an autumn outfit by day. In other parts of the collection are subtle tribal prints and the kind of sheer lace pieces that are similarly suited to varying degrees of temperature.
You can view all of Nookie’s 2011 transeasonal collection at the accompanying gallery.