Isabel Marant was a fairly early adopter when it got here to the ’80s trend that designers appear to be getting seriously on board with this season; her Fall 2016 collection was a really literal throwback to the last decade of extra. For Fall 2017, the reference was much less in-your-face, however definitely there, and extra in step with the later a part of the last decade. The vibes this time round have been extra Sloane Peterson in comparison with final yr’s “Heathers” aesthetic. They additionally, typically, felt extra classically Isabel Marant.
With this covered-up, slouchy (however chicly) layered assortment, Marant delivered on the informal glamour at which she so typically excels. Dresses and skirts have been loose-fitting, hit under the knee and have been typically belted; pants have been generously minimize and high-waisted; tops coated about each inch of pores and skin they may, with wild prints or wealthy material; outerwear was outsized and denim was skinny and bedazzled. That could sound over-the-top, however the impact was extra casually daring — like that woman who can placed on one thing that, on you, could be noticeably “dressed up,” however on her reads as completely on-brand for an atypical day.
As is commonly the case with Marant’s collections, there are lots of cool-girl styling tips to be gleaned even when you do not plan on shopping for these items subsequent fall, from belting attire and pairing them with slouchy over-the-knee boots, to pulling off “huge” pants and making all the things look cooler with a pair of assertion earrings. Conversely, when you’re not into the styling, there are lots of particular person items that you just’re positive to seek out interesting.