There was a Scottish Highlands influence at MaxMara for autumn 11
The look There was a Scottish Highlands influence at MaxMara for autumn 11. Outerwear was wrapped and buckled to reference the kilt and came in contrasting fur fabrics and blanket-style wool. The palette was largely neutral, with soft grey, white and cream.
Key pieces Leather panels contrasted with cable knits to enliven shoulders on knitwear. There was a focus on fastening with buckle details on the waist and neck of coats. Seen in leather, sheepskin and woollen styles. Cow hides were worked into skirts which were worn with long-sleeved tops with slight slits in the fabric exposing the skin on shoulders and at the waist.
Commercial appeal The biggest statement from MaxMara was the coat, which came in both tailored and unstructured guises. Fur elements and skins hit two key trends for autumn 11.