Smart with a somber, soothing palette and totally wearable separates with a crisp minimal core.
Veteran Spanish designer David Elfin showed his second collection in the U.S this season after being in the business for the past ten years, and compared to the overload of cocktail dresses seen everywhere else, this was a pleasant effort.
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While there may have been some audacious propositions like a male model exiting in a tube top, he kept it smart with a somber, soothing palette and some totally wearable separates that had a crisp minimal core.
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His gray romper was a smart take on the boyfriend fit and the overall show had some really easy styling tricks to help you look collected with ease. One of my favorite ideas was the classic fitted tunic, belted high on the waist worn over a sheer pencil skirt. And, while that may not be office appropriate, it’s still an easy option for cool summer dressing. — Naveed Hussain
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