Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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Paris: Dramatic versus the everyday was the overall aesthetic at the MM6 Maison Margiela Resort collection- a clash of ideologies and a vibrant melange of contrasting textures, materials and themes. Sequined thigh high boots came paired with an electric blue utility jacket, while a sleeveless tunic unbuttoned at the shoulders revealed a sequin-lathered spaghetti strap camisole. New takes on industrial workwear were explored in oversize silhouettes and trippy seventies psychedelic floral patchworks – a dash of the unexpected, hinting almost towards the more conceptual couture and ready-to-wear collections. Several looks could be worn in two or three ways; sleeves and straps drooped off the body layered over trucker jackets and knit jumpers, whilst sweaters were worn tied around the waist or wrapped around the neck captured the youthful and effortless cool of the MM6 girl. – Anna Ross
Theme: Expect the unexpected.
Key Items: Longline utility jacket/ Sleeveless rib knit jumper / Knife pleat skirt / Biker pants / Pinafore camisole / Sequin camisole / Cropped trousers / Shearling vest
Colour: Electric blue / Noir / Tangerine / Mint green / Rose blush / Silver / Arctic white / Tobacco / Egg yolk
Materials and Trims: Faux leather / Synthetic Shearling / Cotton drill / Jersey / Silk / Coated cotton / Sequins
Print and Pattern: Psychedelic florals / Paint splatters
Accessories and Footwear: Woven platform sliders / Thigh-high sequin boots / Mis-matched earrings / Amp wire choker necklace / Sequin socks
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