Saturday June 6, 2020

That 80s show

Brown Thomas’s autumn collection harks back to the glory days of power dressing - only this time, it’s called executive suiting

15th July, 2018
Left to right: Off White, Preen, The Row and Versace

Black tar melts on the streets outside, and in a blacked-out area inside Brown Thomas Grafton Street the new season show is in full swing. This is winter in summer, as 110 looks are showcased, and in among all the sequins, colour and contrasting patterns, around the same number of journalists and influencers are clutching iPad screens that detail each look’s provenance.

It’s a look forward to the best of 2018 fashion, and as...

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