Dec 13, 2017 | By Sandra Halliday
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New York: Jill Stuart looks to the 70’s for inspiration this autumn/winter 15/16. Suede topcoats, A-line minis and knit turtlenecks were the basis of the collection. Lurex, lamé, and shine were incorporated throughout interwoven into the fabrics, as patterns, and through embellishments. The mainly neutral palette of black, white, tan, and brown were accented by rich, deep tones of port and teal that were almost blackened. Dark grounded floral blooms and ditsy’s romanticized and softened the more masculine pinstripe patterns. Footwear and accessories were a mixture of exotic skins and suede perfectly complimenting the mini-length silhouettes. Favorite looks include an allover sequin mini dress and the deep port patent leather topcoat.–Jaclyn Jones
Theme: Romantic retro
Key Items: Topcoat / Aviator jacket / Fur coat / Cropped jacket / Turtleneck sweater / Bell sleeve blouse / Button-up blouse / A-line mini dress / Shift mini dress / Boho maxi dress / Shirtdress / Straight leg pant / Jumpsuit / A-line mini skirt / Straight mini skirt
Color: Brown / Black / White / Gold / Nude / Deep port / Midnight teal / Watermelon red
Materials and Trims: Leather / Patent leather / Suede / Silk / Crepe / Velvet / Wool / Pony hair / Tweed / Lamé / Fur / Mohair
Print and Pattern: Stripes / Abstract floral / Dark grounded floral / Houndstooth / Windowpane check / Chevron
Accessories and Footwear: Exotic leather belts / Fishnet stockings / Ultra thing gold rings / Suede and exotic booties and boots / Mary Jane’s
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