Oct 04, 2018 | By WGSN Insider
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Paris: For autumn/winter 15/16, Isabel Marant continues to dress the chic city woman in flirty mini skirts and dresses paired with more substantial sweaters and jackets. This collection carries an overall nautical and utility influence combining sailor shank button details and nautical stripes, with utility jackets, gold bouillon cord frogging, and epaulettes. Patterns are a mixture of ethnic influenced ikats and two-tone sailor stripes. Sweaters are a key category within the collection with cable knits, intarsia stripes, and shank button details on crew necks and zip-front cardigans with sharp shoulders. Waists are a focus throughout the looks with ultra high-waisted pants and skirts while belts also accentuate the midline with wide wrapped obi styles. Single drop earrings and high shaft booties completed the looks. –Jaclyn Jones
Theme: Nautical military
Key Items: Blanket coat / Toggle coat / Peacoat /Officers jacket / Cable knit sweater / Intarsia sweater / Blouse / Funnel neck cardigan / Tiered mini dress / Sweater dress / A-line mini skirt / Tiered mini skirt / Flounce mini skirt / High-waisted jeans / Leggings / Sailor pant
Color: Ivory / White / Black / Red / Light Grey / Navy blue
Materials and Trims: Tweed / Wool / Denim / chiffon / Knit blends / Silk / Twill / Suede
Print and Pattern: Geometric borders / Ikat / Abstract splatter print / Sailor stripes
Accessories and Footwear: Single drop earrings / Obi wrap belt / Wide striped belt
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