Jan 13, 2017 | By Lizzy Bowring
Paris: Rei Kawakubo experimented with addition and subtraction this season; suit jackets featured either large cutouts or attached vest-like layers. Trouser legs were wide and fluid, while knee-length culottes were an unexpected option, given the season. The playful Comme des Garçon quirk was also present, showing up in the form of bright pops of color, an eclectic mix of patterns and densely-applied ruffles. — Anna Jane Davis
Key Items: Openwork sweater / White tee / Ruffled shirt / Knee-length culottes / Suit with cutouts
Color: Black / White / Turquoise / Navy blue / Red / Purple
Materials + Trim: Openwork knits / Wool suitings / Crinkled wovens / Lustrous jacquards / Velvet
Print + Pattern: Pinstripes / Tartan plaid / Polka dots
Accessories + Footwear: Slip-on sneakers / Two-tone, pieced Chelsea boots
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