“Elegant Sportif,” said Tory Burch of spring’s tagline. “It’s about making a woman feel and look beautiful.” As seen elsewhere, Burch cast that concept into a Seventies light — filtered through easy, sportswear and a Slim Aarons-like lens. For every jet-set babe, à la Marisa Berenson (peasant blouses, sensual silk dresses), there was a louche Lauren Hutton (slim, tailored suiting) or bohemian Ali MacGraw (crochet polos, Baja sweaters). Silhouettes came elongated and lean, and hemlines mostly midi-style, hitting politely at the calf. Sportier offerings, like the two-tone parka trimmed in leather, and more ladified looks rounded out the collection, which wisely stuck to a clean, leisurely take on the glam decade. As for the sharp red-and-navy striped blazer-trouser combo, worn with a draped lamé top, that’s an ode to Burch’s father. “I took a pair of his pants and turned it into a suit,” she said. “I adored the way he dressed.”

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