Summer pursuits at Thom Browne
By Lizzy Bowring

New York: Although Thom Browne has a happy knack of creating an extraordinary performance, he always manages to infuse his masterful tailoring skills in to …

Sep 10, 2014
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New York: Although Thom Browne has a happy knack of creating an extraordinary performance, he always manages to infuse his masterful tailoring skills in to the drama. This Spring 2015 was no exception. The scene was set in a scented, box-hedged lawn surrounded by quintessential summer pursuits and so ensued the procession of exquisitely cut silhouettes. Browne employed master milliner Stephen Jones to artfully create ‘headgear’ to complement each outfit. Patterning came in the way of embroidered flowers, psychedelic floral motifs and appliques. Classic cuts in traditional materials, such as a 3-piece cropped men’s suit, tweed jackets, skirts, and topcoats worn over full skirts, were treated to floral embellishments – some – deconstructed. This was Thom Browne at his sartorial best. – Lizzy Bowring

Silhouette: Tailored / Full skirted

Key items: Cocktail dresses / Tweed jackets / Topcoats / Full skirts / Fur coat / 3-piece suiting / Cropped and cuffed trousers / Pleated skirt and dresses

Colour: Grey / Psychedelic color mix / Green / Butter yellow

Print & Pattern: Psychedelic floral motif / Abstract floral applique / Prince of Wales checks / Stylized embroidered pansies / Gerber daisies

Materials & knits: Leather / Tweed /  Feathers / Menswear suitings / Transparent plastics / Colored binding

Footwear: Ankle strapped heels

Accessories: Artful hats / Totes

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