Mandinka, an Israeli label, is a collaboration between designer Tali Tene and photographer Shimi Bar. Their recent Spring/Summer 2011 collection has a sporty vibe with architectural lines, clean shapes and fluid fabrics, creating a fresh casual elegance, with very wearable pieces.
This Spring/Summer collection will soon be available in their online store, but for now their Autumn/Winter range is on sale. It is worth looking at their A/W'11 lookbook, as looking at the pieces on their own does not do them justice. I like the idea that one can purchase a whole 'look', for those who struggle with knowing what to wear with what, or at least it offers some inspiration on how to wear their pieces. My favourite pieces are their draped outerwear and tops: