Marni S/S17: For the sophisticated forward-thinking woman
By Christa Kaufmann

Marni’s Spring/Summer show wowed critics with a stunning collection celebrating the sophisticated female muse. WGSN reports

Sep 26, 2016
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Milan: Designer Consuelo Castiglione, known for her sophisticated and forward-thinking designs has once again charmed the international fashion circle with her S/S17 collection. A gently distorted and monochrome silhouette featured oversized cargo pockets and blown up sleeves, while drawcords, transformed the guise of softly draped dresses into asymmetric silhouettes, yet each piece felt perfectly controlled. Layered, twisted and turned details pervaded as key elements throughout the line-up while pliced skirts and slouchy drawstring bags came wrapped around the waist. Shades of white and cream along with pops of red, hues of green, blue and dusted pastels in monochromatic silhouettes turned into beautifully distorted micro prints and melting sparkling embroidery adding a new dimension to the expression of soft pleating, folding and gathering. – Christa Kaufmann

Marni SS17

Marni SS17

Trends: Soft Utility, Volume, Asymmetry

Colours: White, Cream, Pebble, Pale Yellow, Camel, Brick, Bright red, Black, Olive, Mint, Pale baby blue, Blues, Lilac

Key Items: Overall, Utility jacket, Midi-skirts, Oversized shirts, Trench coat, Boxy tops, Asymmetric dresses, Cargo pants

Materials and Trims: Coated cotton, Coated poplin, Bonded cotton, Cupro, Silk, Knit, Plissé, Melting embroidery

Print and Pattern: Micro prints – Shuttered haze, bursts, granite, rosy, spiral

Footwear and Accessories: Pointy ankle boots, Mismatched earrings, Soft drawstring bags, Strapless backpacks, Hard briefcases, Shielding sunglasses

Marni ss17

Marni ss17

 

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