Winter 2006Winter 2006 collection reflects realism and imagination. 
 
"It's like having your feet on the ground and your head in the clouds," says Zambesi designer Elisabeth Findlay. "Although there is a brooding disquiet and a sense of drama, there is also a feeling of spontaneity and discovery.  My desire is to evoke an idea of unexpected contrasts, giving the collection a harder edge". 

This season sees Zambesi toying with shapes - stretching, shortening and slimming to find a whole new sense of balance.  The result is a quiet, strong shift in perceptions; sometimes a little askew but confident and beautiful at the same time.  There is a slightly more structured feel to the collection, found in formal details such as carefully constructed shoulders, yokes, collars and elements of mannish tailoring.
 
Fabrics of choice include silk, satin, velvet and textured wools. The colour palette is one in which intense, deep pink satins stand out among sculptural blacks and charcoals.
 
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