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Your guide to the spring/summer 2020 season

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Your guide to the spring/summer 2020 season

In a society that’s becoming increasingly aware of global anxieties and the responsibility we all have to reduce our impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that this season’s theme was focused around modern minimalism and all things au naturel.

At Bottega Veneta, the collection embodied ‘90s refinement, focusing on elegance and wearability rather than extravagance. The same could be said for Acne Studios, where models were draped in neutral textures and hues, provoking feelings of the natural environment. For Burberry, heritage print and sharp tailoring reminded us of the traditional codes of the British design house.

At Isabel Marant, it was tribal-meets-utilitarian that reigned supreme, and Balenciaga’s theatrical approach to the political environment that forced us to reconsider alternative meanings of power dressing. Finally, at Stella McCartney, with the eponymous designer being newly appointed as the sustainability advisor to Bernard Arnault of the LVMH group, the overarching theme surrounded Mother Nature, with 75 percent of the collection made from eco-friendly materials.

With this in mind, this season is all about mindful consumption, investing in hero pieces that frame our wardrobe and have the ability to transform for our every need; from day to night, dusk to dawn. Timeless pieces to hold onto that will age as gracefully as their wearer does.

This season is all about mindful consumption, investing in hero pieces that frame our wardrobe and have the ability to transform for our every need.

Roksanda Constance Ruffled Maxi Dress

Alighieri SS20

Roksanda Constance Ruffled Maxi Dress

Alighieri SS20

La Vida Nomada

The nomadic life, this is trend defined by dusty and bold colours, woven fabric and layered texture. For wandering women who travel the globe in search of adventure, fabrication is unstructured and free-flowing, making it comfortable, effortless and stylish all in one. Our pick this season is the Roksanda Constance Ruffled Maxi Dress, crafted from 100 percent cotton.

Editor's Picks


Constance Ruffled Maxi Dress
Roksanda

Constance Ruffled Maxi Dress

$2,885
The Curator of the Moon Earrings
Alighieri

The Curator of the Moon Earrings

$595
Knotted Tote Bag
Stella McCartney

Knotted Tote Bag

$1,285

Conscious

Suede Logo Slides
Tom Ford

Suede Logo Slides

$1,690

Editor's Picks


Constance Ruffled Maxi Dress
Roksanda

Constance Ruffled Maxi Dress

$2,885
The Curator of the Moon Earrings
Alighieri

The Curator of the Moon Earrings

$595
Knotted Tote Bag
Stella McCartney

Knotted Tote Bag

$1,285

Conscious

Suede Logo Slides
Tom Ford

Suede Logo Slides

$1,690

Utilitarian Update

Fashion’s love affair with utilitarian motifs is the gift that keeps on giving. Military by nature and functional in style, utilitarian update is all about adopting natural hues of khaki, beige, camel and coffee into your new season wardrobe. Masculine silhouettes are given a feminine update by way of detailing and waists are cinched with chain and double-loop cloth belts. Our pick this season is the Saint Laurent Safari Lace-Up Mini Dress.

Editor's Picks


Belted Cotton Playsuit
Stella McCartney

Belted Cotton Playsuit

$1,470
Halter-Neck Military Mini Dress
Balmain

Halter-Neck Military Mini Dress

$1,590
Safari Lace-Up Mini Dress
Saint Laurent

Safari Lace-Up Mini Dress

$2,710
Khaki Safari Polo Shirt
Saint Laurent

Khaki Safari Polo Shirt

$1,475

Editor's Picks


Belted Cotton Playsuit
Stella McCartney

Belted Cotton Playsuit

$1,470
Halter-Neck Military Mini Dress
Balmain

Halter-Neck Military Mini Dress

$1,590
Safari Lace-Up Mini Dress
Saint Laurent

Safari Lace-Up Mini Dress

$2,710
Khaki Safari Polo Shirt
Saint Laurent

Khaki Safari Polo Shirt

$1,475

Saint Laurent Safari Lace-Up Mini Dress

Stella McCartney’s ‘We Are The Weather’ campaign

Saint Laurent Safari Lace-Up Mini Dress

Stella McCartney’s ‘We Are The Weather’ campaign

The Workwear Update

Just because you may work a 9–5, does not mean your work-drobe has to be routine. Adding interesting pieces with structure, form and shape can add extra detail to looks and allow you to express your own individual sense of style, while still maintaining the status quo. Our pick this season is the Balenciaga Tailored Wool Jacket, which features a wrap-around cut and peak lapels for added flare.

Editor's Picks


Tailored Wool Jacket
Balenciaga

Tailored Wool Jacket

$3,550
The Pouch Large Smooth Leather Bag
Bottega Veneta

The Pouch Large Smooth Leather Bag

$3,730

Store Exclusive

Slim-Fit Split Hem Trousers
Victoria Beckham

Slim-Fit Split Hem Trousers

$1,125
Leather Belted Wrap Dress
Victoria Beckham

Leather Belted Wrap Dress

$2,350

Editor's Picks


Tailored Wool Jacket
Balenciaga

Tailored Wool Jacket

$3,550
The Pouch Large Smooth Leather Bag
Bottega Veneta

The Pouch Large Smooth Leather Bag

$3,730

Store Exclusive

Slim-Fit Split Hem Trousers
Victoria Beckham

Slim-Fit Split Hem Trousers

$1,125
Leather Belted Wrap Dress
Victoria Beckham

Leather Belted Wrap Dress

$2,350

Mules To Move In

Mules are the universe’s cure to the allusive ‘smart casual’ dress code. Worn for a night out or during our 9–5, the shorter heel ensures comfortability and character in one. Our pick this season is the Wandler Isa Mule, available in cornflower blue, parakeet green and two-tone monochrome. Discover the edit.

Editor's Picks


Isa Open-Toe Leather Mule
Wandler

Isa Open-Toe Leather Mule

$600

More Colours

Macula 70 Leather Mule Sandals
Manolo Blahnik

Macula 70 Leather Mule Sandals

$1,450
Oval BB 40 Mule Pump
Balenciaga

Oval BB 40 Mule Pump

$1,075
Isa Contrasting Leather Slipper Mule
Wandler

Isa Contrasting Leather Slipper Mule

$630

Editor's Picks


Isa Open-Toe Leather Mule
Wandler

Isa Open-Toe Leather Mule

$600

More Colours

Macula 70 Leather Mule Sandals
Manolo Blahnik

Macula 70 Leather Mule Sandals

$1,450
Oval BB 40 Mule Pump
Balenciaga

Oval BB 40 Mule Pump

$1,075
Isa Contrasting Leather Slipper Mule
Wandler

Isa Contrasting Leather Slipper Mule

$630

Into The Wild

We’ve got a serious case of jungle fever this season, with animal print and exotic fabrics creeping their way into our daily rotation. Whether you prefer statement-making pieces or standalone accessories in more subtle varieties, discover a world of texture and print from your favourite designers. Our pick this season is the Erdem Mariona Puffed Sleeve Leopard Midi Dress.

Editor's Picks


Mariona Puffed Sleeve Leopard Midi Dress
Erdem

Mariona Puffed Sleeve Leopard Midi Dress

$2,650
Patent Crocodile Embossed Sunset Chain Wallet Bag
Saint Laurent

Patent Crocodile Embossed Sunset Chain Wallet Bag

$2,690
Superstar Leopard Print Low-Top Sneakers
Golden Goose

Superstar Leopard Print Low-Top Sneakers

$720
Nancy Python Print Wrap Top
Rotate

Nancy Python Print Wrap Top

$315

Editor's Picks


Mariona Puffed Sleeve Leopard Midi Dress
Erdem

Mariona Puffed Sleeve Leopard Midi Dress

$2,650
Patent Crocodile Embossed Sunset Chain Wallet Bag
Saint Laurent

Patent Crocodile Embossed Sunset Chain Wallet Bag

$2,690
Superstar Leopard Print Low-Top Sneakers
Golden Goose

Superstar Leopard Print Low-Top Sneakers

$720
Nancy Python Print Wrap Top
Rotate

Nancy Python Print Wrap Top

$315

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