Sister act: Lily Donaldson stars in film for Somerset
10:50 GMT, 28 August 2012
They say beauty runs in the family and there was no doubt about that when Lily Donaldson and her sister Aurelia united for the Somerset by Alice Temperley collection film.
The 25-year-old model who has graced the catwalks of Burberry and Dolce and Gabbana, dons a chic camel coat and cropped military style jacket as she daydreams about her childhood and takes a cab ride across the city.
She arrives at a park where she and
Aurelia meet and affectionately greet each other before they take a walk
together against the serene autumnal backdrop of their own 'Somerset in
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The sisters looked radiant in the autumnal themed teaser film for First Somerset by Alice Temperley, which will launch in John Lewis in September
Shot by British photographer Tom Craig and styled by Naomi Miller, the teaser film showcases Temperley's signature Victoriana and Bohemian pieces.
No stranger to the catwalk, Lily – who was named one of the top thirty models of the era by Vogue Paris- recently strutted her stuff alongside Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss at the Olympic Closing Ceremony.
sisters, whose great uncle is Fleetwood Mac legend Mick Fleetwood, look radiant in the autumnal film.
The sisters don the camel coloured clothes in the film that was shot by British photographer Tom Craig and styled by Naomi Miller
The name of the collection is inspired by the designer's beloved home county in the South West of England
The much-lauded British designer, whose intricate catwalk creations are
sought after globally, has created a 60-piece debut collection for the
department store, John Lewis, that will go on sale this September.
Somerset by Alice Temperley, is a name inspired by the
designer's beloved home county in the South West of England.
debut collection for the store features womenswear and accessories and
draws inspiration from classic Temperley accents, including Victoriana,
bohemia, lace, military, embellishment, monochrome, chiffon, animal
print and leather.
Shoppers will be able to pick up pony skin slippers,
snakeskin belts, studded nappa leather handbags and animal print
scarves, as well as the beautifully beaded Indian evening gowns that are
the London-based designer's trademark.
collection has been carefully priced to offer something to everyone –
making it accessible to all while retaining an air of luxury.
The Duchess of Cambridge is a big fan of the designer and was spotted wearing a cream and black lace dress at the War Horse premiere
price points range from 29 for a scarf to 99 for a day dress, reaching
up to 1,000 for a luxurious sheepskin coat in seal grey marl.
Famous fans of the label include the Duchess of Cambridge who wowed in a black and cream lace dress at the War Horse premiere earlier this year.
Alice Temperley said she was 'thrilled' with her partnership with such a 'trusted British retailer'.
'We have spent the last ten years building our lines and Somerset will
compliment our existing collections; it is a very accessible product
that will take our aesthetic to a wider audience,' she said.
I wanted it to be very much a
collection of essentials and to design a collection that would provide a
feminine and functional wardrobe for women in their everyday life.
collection is all encompassing, effortless and draws on our classics.'
Fans in high places: Peaches Geldof, Rosario Dawson and Pippa Middleton sat front row at the Temperley show last year