Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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SPORTY AND SINUOUS
Paris: Comfort was high on the list of priorities for Stella McCartney this season as she took a light and humorous approach for Spring, creating a sporty and sinuous collection. Playful pajama prints and paisleys appeared throughout, updated with curling, asymmetric hems and lace insets, a body-skimming fit proving both fluid and wearable. Loose trousers, easy jumpsuits and one-shoulder sheath dresses were witty and versatile, a cool alternative to McCartney’s well-loved suiting. Jackets were still present, but significantly relaxed, featuring easy, voluminous sleeves and extended hems, expertly detailed with floating, dropped waistcoats.—Nina Stotler
Silhouette: Slim / Halter / Full / Fluid / Asymmetric / One shoulder
Color: White / Navy / Black / Vibrant cobalt / Burgundy / Cherry red / Grays / Grass green
Key Items: Tank dresses / Long-sleeve sheath dresses / Oversize, fluid suiting / Silk pajama suits / Jumpsuits / Knit track pants / Intarsia sweaters / Loose trousers / Cropped jackets / Silk bomber jackets / Tap shorts / One-shoulder slip dresses
Materials: Silk / Jersey / Lace / Mesh / Cotton knits / Satin / Intarsia knits
Print + Pattern: Polka dots / Geometric grids / Pajama prints / Color blocking / Paisley
Details + Trim: Lace trim / Mesh insets / Contrast trim / Patch pockets / Cutouts / Buttons
Accessories + Footwear: Round sunglasses / Quilted bow bags / Patterned satchels / Bright clutches / Strappy, asymmetric heels / Bright velcro flip-flops
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