10/01/2012 11:58 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Preview: River Island Spring 2012 Collection

It's that time of year. We've barely adjusted to being back in the office and already we're being bombarded with River Island.

(Not that we're complaining, mind. It's nice to have something pretty to look at to distract us from these grey January days.)

Harper's Bazaar Senior Style Editor Carmen Borgonovo takes us behind-the-scenes on the shoot for the River Island's womenswear lookbook, and talks us through some of the top trends to expect for the new season.

Think Versace-inspired early 90s bling and bold colour-clashing patterns, plus pretty pastels, textured lace and wedges galore.

We can't wait...

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