Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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New York: At Catherine Malandrino’s intimate presentation, there were the signature Malandrino pieces like high-waisted wide-leg pants (with deep pleats and in white silk) and the show-stopping draped dresses and jumpsuits. But this season Catherine combined elegant fabrics with more sporty elements like cleverly placed power-mesh insets. “It’s just unexpected windows that show your body,” said Malandrino. The designer mixed advanced materials and techniques with traditional fabrics and clever workmanship: “I wanted to bring something from the royal heritage of France with guipure lace and couture craftsmanship and combine it with American sportswear.” — Celia Ingesson
Silhouette: Body conscious/ High-waisted/ Asymmetrical / Midriff focus
Color: Frosted blue / Mint green / Powdery pink / White
Key Items: Embellished leather jacket/ High-waisted trousers / Strapless jumpsuit / Zip blouson jacket
Materials: Guipure lace / Leather / Sportswear mesh / Silk georgette / Lycra crochet
Print + Pattern: Crocodile embossed / Python printed / Watercolor print
Details + Trim: Leather appliqués / Studs / Fringe / Embroidery
Accessories + Footwear: Statement jewelry by Swedish designer Vivecka Bergström / Loafer high-heeled pumps / Salmon patent pumps / Strappy sandals / Feather leather pumps / Studded wide belts
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