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Sep 11, 2014
By WGSN Insider
New York: Francisco Costa’s signature clean lines produced an organically sleek and polished look for S/S 15. White, ivory, indigo, burgundy and shades of black generated stark contrasts that enhanced slender body-skimming silhouettes. Metallic silver yarns created luxe shimmering surfaces taking ensembles from day to night. Brighter primary colours were pulled from Andy Warhol’s portraits of Mao Zedong. All in all, this was a precise collection full of long layering and approachable elegance with an edge. –Deirdre Pérez
Silhouette: Long over long / Body-skimming
Key items: Tunic dresses / Culottes / Ankle-length skirts / Lightweight summer toppers / Mini dresses / Sheath dresses
Colour: Indigo / Navy / White / Ivory / Grey / Black / Burgundy / Silver
Print & Pattern: Refined ticking stripes / Geometric motifs – circles, squares
Materials & Trim: Silk blends / Fine gauge sweater knits / Leather / Mesh / Shimmering lurex
Footwear: Platform sandals
Accessories: Skinny waist belts
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