Sludgy colours in lightweight layers a la Christopher Bailey’s wont. Longer line knits and jackets elongated the body while the whole ethos was lounge-like in its cosiness
It was called Crumpled Classics and the show was certainly dishabille in mood. In terms of the inspiration it must have been Bailey’s own sense of pared down elegance that was the softly romantic driving force.
Elongated sure, but slim too as long, soft layers swaddled top halves, necks scooped low and slim trousers pooled over ankles. Soft shoulders and deconstructed tailoring kept it casual
Considered texture contrasts meant an impressive menu of soft handle knits, crinkle cotton shirts and chintzed finishes on tailoring with crumpled macs to finish.
Seasonless shades of silver and grey were interspersed with chartreuse, emerald green and ice blue. Subtle ombré grading meant that the impact of highlight shades was toned down