Jan 13, 2017 | By Lizzy Bowring
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New York: Another season and yet another exquisite collection from Creative Director Josep Font. Clean lines and sculptural interest dominated the play on 3-D volume and proportions. The craftsmanship was superb – the embellishment, inspired by the 19th-century glass creations of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka appeared on exaggerated silhouettes – a long flowing tunic and top. Wide red culottes were paired with a white wrapped bandeau, and full skirts were executed in a palette of white, navy and green. An exquisitely pieced midi strapless dress with a white shirt underneath was one of the most covetable items. Then came the sculptural pieces inspired by the land art of Nils-Udo, exaggerated peplums, sculpted flowers and continuing in this vein, silhouettes with precise origami folds – as precise as this collection. – Lizzy Bowring
Key items: Full skirts / Wide leg culottes / Wrapped bandeau / Midi strapless dress / White shirt / Peplum tops / Slim dress / Cropped baggy trousers / Slim trousers
Colour: White / Red / Green / Yellow / Black / Beige / Mint
Print & Pattern: Palm trees with little monkeys
Materials & knits: Brocades / Cotton poplin / Wool blends / Silk organza
Footwear: Embellished platform heels
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