Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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New York: Camilla and Marc cited their customer as their inspiration for Pre-Summer; “She’s confident, yet there’s a sense of softness.” they explained. The sentiment struck home in a series of languid yet structured silhouettes emphasizing bold graphic patterns and a play on fabrications. With this in mind, a cream fabric looked similar to lace but came in a more robust jacquard whilst a flowing whisper blue dress appeared lighter than air but was made from a sturdy silk-wool blend. Tailoring was relaxed though not so nonchalant that it didn’t ooze authority- an off the shoulder jumpsuit in crisp white stood out as a must-have piece and offered an approachable minimalist aesthetic for their customers. A series of outfits in a bold placement graphic print underscored the theme and highlighted a desirable and feminine collection with masses of substance. – Anna Ross
Theme: Soft yet Sturdy
Key Items: Pleated halter maxi dress, Bishop-sleeve top, Lace Skirt, Flared Pants, Bell Sleeve gown, Off the shoulder jumpsuit, Sheer-panel skirt
Colour: Whisper white, Rose pink, Midnight, Icy Blue
Materials and Trims: Silk, Wool, Jacquard, Tulle, Organza
Print and Pattern: Graphic colour blocking, delicate water colour print
Accessories and Footwear: Strap stiletto, Vamp pump
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