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Chloé RTW Fall 2019

“Through Karl [Lagerfeld] is how I’ve known Chloé since I was a child,” said Natacha Ramsay-Levi, who selected six archival photographs and quotes representing the dearly-departed designer’s 25 years at the brand and had them printed on postcards as mementos for every guest at Thursday morning’s show. “The clothes joined the personality of the woman rather than taking all the personality of a woman,” she said in praising Lagerfeld’s work, which was unstructured, weightless and totally feminine — albeit of a different time. Her fall 2019 collection was less romantic romp than full gallop through the everyday wardrobe needs of today’s active women, featuring equestrian tailoring bent to a woman’s will. Chic without screaming so, it was all about wearability with considered details.
Take the Prince of Wales check riding coat as an example, in a stretch wool crepe beautifully ruched to fit the waist, fastened at the side with a long row of polished silver buttons, and worn with cropped flared trousers for a new take on the suit. Or consider the burgundy check wool minidress with a wrap effect at the hip. Both are examples of the soft French touch she brought to traditionally rugged Highlands fabrics. A gray

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