The new collection invites us to slow down in light and airy silhouettes, linen fabrics and gingham prints
They say last year was when many sought the joys of country living: farm animals as neighbors, a backyard sprawling with lush greenery, picnics in our cottagecore best. Being in quarantine for over a year, this core aesthetic became the embodiment of the new life many of us want (or wanted, or still want). Cottagecore grew stronger as we saw hobbies, like bread-making and cross-stitching emerge. Then Taylor Swift’s Folkore came out and there was no doubt, cottagecore was here to stay.
Even as movement restrictions lift, our prairie fantasies and everything that comes with it (the fashion and yes, the sourdough) haven’t diminished. But while we figure out our next move, we’ll settle for any semblance of that ideal life.
Enter: the third installment of &REA designed by Love, Bonito, which takes us right where we want to be. Creatively led by Andrea Chong, the collection invites us to slow down in light and airy silhouettes, gingham prints and vibrant colorways.
It’s made for the lovely outdoors that heroes breezy pieces, whether one-piece or separates in cotton and linen. Choose from softly structured wares you can easily pare down, up or pair with something else from the collection. Embrace the calm and quiet in country chic prints and bright to muted palettes. The latest from &REA by Love, Bonito also comes with canvas mules (and gingham swimwear in case you’re still in a hot girl summer mood) to complete the look.
&REA by Love is now available on Love, Bonito. Peep and shop the full collection here.
Art Matthew Ian Fetalver