Rag & Bone – S/S 12

New York: The fashion world’s darling duo David Neville and Marcus Wainwright have hit the mark again this season with an appealing mix of aspirational meets accessible surfer-girl-cum-club-kid looks. An active-inspired thread ran through the collection in the form of silky poncho anoraks, a plethora of hoods, and toggle closure lacing that topped off whisper-thin sheer blouses. High-low hems and a stark asymmetrical tunic lent movement to the flowy, relaxed ensembles that felt ready for the beach or a music festival — but possessed just enough impact for downtown dressing. A penchant for color, which ran the gamut from extra-saturated teal to a subdued mustardy yellow kept every look interesting, while patchwork tweed and a 70s-esque geometric print lent visual texture to jackets and soft columnar trousers. —Shannon Davenport

Silhouette: Boxy / Long and languid / Asymmetrical

Color: Electric turquoise / Marigold / Navy / Traffic cone orange / White / Sand / Desaturated raspberry

Key Items: High-low hem skirt / Hooded poncho / Tweed patchwork blazer / Parachute skirt / Asymmetrical tunic / Crochet sweaters / Perforated tee / Lace-up sheer blouses

Materials: Space dyed crocheted knits / Plastic coated wool / Tweed / Silk / Mesh

Details + Trim: Halter necks / Contrast piping / High low hems / Lacing / Toggle closures / Colorblocking / Cutouts / Hoods / Asymmetrical hems

Accessories + Footwear: Banded chokers / Mirrored Sunglasses / Perforated leather clutches / Active-inspired platforms / Woven nylon cuffs / Crocheted totes

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