Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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Paris: Dries Van Noten never fails to delight and surprise his avid followers and this Spring/Summer collection was a no exception. It all began with the ‘tweeting’ of the feathered variety – setting the mood while models glided over a bed of feathered moss. A fresh take on a Bohemian feel mixed with Eastern sensibility prevailed in signature separates – realxed soft trousers, oversized blazers, bomber jackets, T-shirt tunics, shorts and lighter-than-air dresses with asymmetric hems – all in a variety of beautifully pieced watercolour florals and richly coloured stripes. Belted shirts, richly coloured brocade coats, sequin tops, and indigo pinstriped jackets rounded out this exquisite lineup. – Lizzy Bowring
Silhouette: Fluid ease and light layers
Key items: Casual trousers with dropped crotch / Oversized blazers / shrunken bomber jackets / T-shirt tunics / Shorts / Light fluid dresses / Asymmetric hemmed dresses / Waistcoats / Belted jackets / Brocade coats / Sequin tops / Long sleeveless coats
Colour: Black / Ochre / Peach / Purple / Turq / Yellow / Green / Rust / Peach
Print & Pattern: Patchwork / Stripes / Eastern inspired patterns / Florals
Materials & knits: Satin / Jacquards / Silk georgette / Brocade
Footwear: Wedged flat sandals
Accessories: Deerskin bags
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