News; London- Marta Jakubowski SS18

By Jo Phillips

This article is a condensed version of the original piece from our Dark Romance Issue which can be read here.

This collection was created with the working woman in mind. This was reimagined upscale office wardrobe – power-dressing, modernised – with colourful everyday wear emitting a classic femininity mixed with ease and comfort. Versatility was key, with pieces able to be worn 9 to 5 as well as on the weekends. Looks were tailored, luxe and sophisticated, yet laidback and cool. Outfits for lounging on the beach and leisure-time were abound: fuschia ruffled, high-cut bodysuit, reminiscent of the ‘80s and ‘Baywatch’; hot-pink and white polka dot sheer top and bottoms with black sandals; lavender trench with oversized lapels. Lots of cut-out featured, with suggestive slits and panelling, proving something as dull as a suit can still be sexy, freeing, and without constraints.

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