Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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A LIGHT VOLUME
Milan: Blumarine’s latest collection began on an innocently light note and ended with a dark sophistication, both sides turning up lovely Junior pieces for Spring. If what came between went off the track with some strangely lurid pastels and unnecessary embellishment, no matter, fans of the brand will be coveting the casual white cotton camisole dresses edged in lace, slouchy openweave knits tops or sheaths sliced with wavy cutouts. Slim tops and full skirts also looked appropriately youthful throughout, and accordion pleating and ruffled layering lent these ensembles volume without adding weight. Designer Anna Molinari did evening in black, but she wasn’t too serious, finding a way to incorporate satin moto jackets, lamé skirts and boudoir chiffon into this trend-driven presentation.—Nina Stotler
Silhouette: Fit & flare / Slim / Relaxed / Asymmetric
Color: White / Silvery grey / Shimmering copper / Baby pink / Barbie pink / Dusty rose Electric purple / Pastel rainbow / Ice blue / Black / Gunmetal
Key Items: Poet blouses / Ethereal camisole dresses / Delicate halter dresses / Openweave knit tanks / Relaxed trousers / Pajama sets / Sequined tanks
Materials: Washed cotton / Openweave knits / Chiffon / Crochet / Macramé / Lamé / Lace / Satin
Print + Pattern: Stripes / Florals / Leopard spots / Wavy lines
Details + Trim: Frayed edges / Cutouts / Poet sleeves / Pleating / Perforations / Asymmetry / Draping / Crystal embellishments / Lace trim / Sequin embroidery / Accordion pleating
Accessories + Footwear: Cube statement necklaces / Lace-up heels / Pendant necklaces / Hobo bags / Embellished clutches
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