It's always great news when a great high-street brand and a style influencer come together to create something…the result is always fabulous! And this summer, Alexa Chung has collaborated with M&S to create a whole new collection that's synonyms with iconic British style sensibilities. Called Archive by Alexa, The 31-piece womenswear collection has been carefully curated and handpicked by Alexa and the M&S design team, bringing archive pieces back to life for 2016 using Alexa's unique approach to style. Through introducing modern fabrications and an updated colour palette, a contemporary womenswear collection is defined with a heritage sensibility. Says Alexa: "I have always had an affection for Marks & Spencer. I am thrilled to be part of this special and unique project. There was something very touching about looking back through the British fashion and social history for which M&S is synonymous". We can't wait for it to hit stores!

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Here's the first look of the collection:

What do you think?