Friday August 14, 2020

Origamic couture from Cos

Women and men achieve an androgynous effect this summer with structured and sculptural looks, writes Fiona Ness

1st May, 2016
(From Left) Sheer panelled sleeve top €79; wide waist pleated trousers €79; Shawl collar jacket €150; sheer silk vest top €29; silk shorts €45; flat leather shoes €89; Grosgrain detail parka €150; wide-leg trousers with turn-ups €89; wrap-over leather sneaker €99

Monastic meets origami in COS’s Summer collection for 2016, with clothes that fold and billow out in the shape of a desert dune. The urban outfitter is known for its sculptural approach to fashion, and this season gives the maximalist minimalism trend a whirl with skirts and culottes that are long or mid-length and structured out from the body. Form-fitting tops are wrapped, pleated or cut-away and paired with oversized but structured jackets and coats....

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