Jul 23, 2021 | By WGSN Insider
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As designers reconsider officewear for a post-pandemic future, our Workleisure message will be crucial for A/W 21/22. Think hi-lo styling, such as pullover sweats and knits worn under tailoring, elasticated details and relaxed suiting that feels smart enough for work, but comfortable for casual occasions.
Although new on our radar, vivid violet continues to crop up across collections, making a strong impression in Milan. Spotted on everything from statement outerwear to cosy knitwear and playful party dresses, begin trialling this colour now.
Super soft, elevated renditions of the leather coat speak to the consumer looking for purchases with longevity. We love the use of deep rich reds and truffle browns to update classic black.
Ticking the boxes for attention-grabbing above-the-keyboard-
The perfect accompaniment to both our Let’s Party and Late Night Lounge stories, sensual sheers dominated in Milan. With the appetite for playful occasionwear picking up, explore layered-up designs that riff on a conceal/reveal aesthetic.
Balancing a sense of easy elegance with protective design, the occasion glove has been the standout accessory of the season. Paired with everything from decadent party looks to casual daywear, this is an item that needs to be on your radar.
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