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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