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Marissa Webb

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New York: Marissa Webb’s debut collection of tough yet feminine looks proves why she has successfully spent the past decade as women’s designer at J. Crew. Pulling inspiration from contrasting elements and juxtaposing them, Webb offered a variety of pleated dresses and blouses partnered with zippered vests or tailored blazers, and made otherwise girly pieces, such as full skirts and leggings, look edgy in sleek leather. A limited palette of black and white was predominate, energized with shots of chartreuse, teal and red, and printed tie-dye made for a quirky take on work-appropriate bow blouses and pencil skirts. Webb’s highly wearable pieces offered a new spin on her signature Contemporary style. — Marissa Stuart

Silhouette: Fit and flare / A-line / Tailored

Color:  Peach / Tan / Red / Agua / Teal / Chartreuse / Ivory / Black

Key Items:  Short suits / Matched sets / Palazzo pants / Sequin tanks / Moto vests

Materials:  Leather / Tweed / Lace / Cotton eyelet / Linen / Poplin / Sturdy suiting

Print + Pattern:  Tie-dye

Details + Trim:  Pleats / Contrast banding / Slits / Zippers / Neck bows

Accessories + Footwear:  Pointy ankle-strap pumps / Structured leather clutches

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  • Michon Stuart

    Your review is very professional and well thought out.

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