Jul 25, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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New York: “On this important anniversary, I commemorate the victims of the September 11th”; it was a poignant reminder written on the show notes. Victoria Beckham presented her S/S 17 collection within the Great Hall of the Cunard Building, a fitting venue for such an exquisite collection. This season, there was a calm and free spirit that pervaded throughout Beckham’s presentation with the silhouette evolving with an even looser application, cut in elegantly crafted satins, crushed leather and lace while the colour palette of minty greens, zesty orange, white and tobacco felt fresh and invigorating. The garments themselves were effortless; easy deconstructed sheaths with pleated skirts, drawstring velvet skirts and louche satin trouser suits worn over the teeniest of bralette tops while the wallpaper florals were a delicate addition. This collection provided the desired effect of clever, free-spirited and covetable alternatives for a fresh new season. – Lizzy Bowring
Key Themes: Modern Luxury, Soft tailoring, Mint green
Key Items: Soft Bra tops, Boxy Tee, Pleated skirt, Wide sleeved tops, Wide leg trousers, Pleated dresses, Crushed satin slim trousers, Unstructured coat, Relaxed high waisted trousers, Satin trousersuit, Ribbed knit dress
Key Colour: Mint green, Tobacco, Tangerine, Red, Ecru, Navy, Violet, Olive
Print and Pattern: Wallpaper inspired florals, Bold stripes
Trims and Materials: Washed satin, Crushed velvet, Leather, Lace, Ribbed knits
Footwear and Accessories: Soft material bags, Flat knee high boots, Glove shoe, Oversized tote, Soft leather handle bags
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