Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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Paris: Fashion seems to be in a romantic and slightly monastic mood this season, especially among the younger crowd. Up-and-comer Nicolas Andreas Taralis deftly falls under that assessment, presenting a fall collection in Paris that was reminiscent of a lovesick romantic poet so scorned by love he turned to the penintent life of a hermit (that would at least explain the severe bondage-like cut-out button-ups). That he is intentional as well, as modified military frock coats and poet blouses had a distinctly masculine edge, added some swagger to the romance provided by feminine pieces like ultra-sexy slashed gowns and body-skimming sihouettes.
Color: Blood red, cream, brown
Key Items: Slashed silk gown / Deconstructed military frock coat / Blood-spattered poet blouse / Button-up with cut-outs
Materials: Wool / Leather / Silk / Chiffon
Details + Trim: Contrast button holes / Ruffles / Tie-necks / Slit sleeves / Thigh-high slits / Hoods
Footwear + Accessories: Multi-eyelet heeled knee-high combat boots / Ankle combat booots
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