2023 sees Monsoon turn 50. To celebrate, we're taking you on a journey from our bohemian heritage to our bold expressive
future with some very special launches.
We’ve already released The Originals, a collection that draws upon the fine fabrics and rich embroidery that started
Monsoon. Now the time has come for our next anniversary collection – an exciting collaboration with the future
visionaries of the fashion industry – the School of Design Technology students at London College of Fashion, UAL.
Fresh, bold and bright, the collection takes its cues from the
poolside glamour of 1970s Miami, suffused with a
twist. Think kaleidoscopic and vibrant prints, brought to life
through head-to-toe looks combining beachwear and
Each piece was worked on alongside students – from print designers
to embroidery experts – meaning you can invest in
little piece of fashion’s future while upgrading your summer
In an original take on sustainability, the pattern cutting students
created second garment patterns for each piece
they can have an afterlife; turning jumpsuits into wide-legged
playsuits, strappy maxi dresses into full-sleeved
dresses and more. We’ll be sharing these fresh new patterns on this
page over the coming weeks...
In an original take on sustainability, the design team worked with pattern cutter Nicky Cook, who helped turn eight of their sketches into new pieces for the future. This builds an afterlife into the designs that allows for wear-and-tear; turning jumpsuits into wide-legged playsuits, strappy maxi dresses into full-sleeved midi dresses and more.
"We wanted sustainability to be baked into the design process from the start. We're thrilled to be the first retailer to offer an accessible way of reimagining fashion."
Caroline Jackson, Monsoon Design Director
Download the PDF pattern, share with your local seamstress digitally and enjoy your clothes for even longer.