5 hours ago | By Nigel Taylor
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London: Margaret Howell stepped away from her expected design aesthetic for Spring 2015. Instead she replaced it with a streamlined, minimalist approach and added subtle feminine touches. Sunray pleated skirts and tailored bra tops were the unexpected feminine additions. Classic tailoring in clean lines were executed in a punctuated palette of black, white, grey and plare olive green. The refreshing laid back silhouettes cut in lightweight materials such as cotton poplin , linen and soft silk crepes added to the commercial appeal of this casually elegant collection.– Lizzy Bowring
Key items: Loose tailored jacket / Knife pleated skirt / Drop shouldered cardigan / Duster coat / Bra top / Classic white shirt / Anorak / Bermuda shorts / Shirt dresses / Chemise / Tailored trousers / Soft silk shorts / Short sleeve sweater
Colour: Black / white / Straw / Grey / Olive / Cream
Print & Pattern: Dots
Materials & knits: Knitwear / Wool crepe / gabardine / Cotton poplin / Silk crepe de chine
Footwear: Flat leather sandals / Oxfords
Accessories: Narrow belts
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