Saturday October 31, 2020

We survey the glorious fashion trends for spring and summer 2016

Eccentric maximalism, simplexity and a foray into the boudoir

17th January, 2016
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From left: Dries Van Noten dress €2,500; Lanvin red dress €2,165; Mary Katrantzou dress €1,415; Dries Van Noten coat €1,075, shorts €650, shirt €425

There might be nothing new under the sun, but as the yellow plexiglass rays shone on Brown Thomas’s spring/summer runway show last week, Ecclesiastes could go figure.

“Eccentric maximalism is absolutely new,” says Brown Thomas fashion director Shelly Corkery, confirming that “more is most definitely more” when it comes to lashing on the texture, print and sparkle and embracing this era-hopping mash-up trend. Dries Van Noten, Marc Jacobs and Gucci – which,...

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