Oct 16, 2018 | By Nigel Taylor
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New York: Focusing on items rather than outfits, Stella McCartney made sure that every garment offered for C/R 12 was special, each offering its own unique appeal. Patterns — from tropical Rorschach-type images and palm tree motifs to houndstooths and stripes — were used for tailored silhouettes cut from both sturdy and fluid fabrics. Printed leisure separates, silk suiting, color-blocked knits and embellished dresses were eclectically styled, further accentuating each piece’s individuality. –Whitney Kessler
Color: Black / Cobalt / Camel / White / Ballet pink / Icy Lemon / Poppy / Aqua / True orange / Strawberry
Key Items: Cuffed skinny trouser / Button-front / Boyish blazer / Pencil skirt / Seersucker pant / Hawaiian shirt and shorts / Midi skirt / Woven tee / Printed cape / High-low tunic / Slouchy pullover sweater
Materials: Seersucker / Chiffon / Silk / Brocades / Melange knits / Cotton shirtings / Jersey
Print + Pattern: Houndstooth / Palm tree graphics / Stripes / Tropical Rorschach print / Trompe L’oiel lapels and cummerbund
Details + Trim: Embroidery / Cap-sleeves / Piping / Color-blocking / Peter Pan collars / High-low hems / Bow appliqués / Contrast lapels
Accessories + Footwear: Sporty loafers with patent leather trim / Patent leather pumps / Cork laptop sleeves / Snakeskin box clutches and shoulder bags / Circular minaudieres / Gold tropical plant brooches
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