STYLE NOTES

Irish Examiner - Weekend - - Fashion -

The cut

Re­laxed and tai­lored styles; vo­lu­mi­nous and sculp­tural sil­hou­ettes; pleats and folds

The eras

70s, 80s and Space Age

The fab­ric

Vel­vet, tweed, faux fur, sheep­skin, over­stated knits, leather, se­quins, vinyl

The print

Check, win­ter flo­rals, wall­pa­per, in­sects, vin­tage draw­ings, 70s graphic

The colour

Red, fuch­sia pink, caramel, maple, camel, mus­tard, port wine, lu­mi­nous yel­low, soft pinks, choco­late brown, 40s blue

The de­tail

Ruf­fles, em­broi­dery, frayed and dis­tressed edges, pleat­ing, tin­sel, metal­lic sheen, quilt­ing, tight lac­ing ac­cents, skin-bar­ing cut-outs, state­ment col­lars, rein­vented fringe, cross­body fur stoles, furry de­tails, craft­work ac­cents, rhine­stone de­tails, but­ton de­tails, cinched waists

The rollovers

Ath­leisure, sin­gle shoul­der styles, de­con­structed clas­sics, waist cinch­ers, 80s re­dux, glove boots, state­ment ear­rings

The in­flu­ences

Outer space, folk­lore, punk, disco, Russian dolls

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