Inspired by the art and architecture of Vienna’s Secession movement — of which Gustav Klimt was the first president — Nicole Farhi’s collection was a study in structure and shape. The most appealing looks were those that offered a gentle take on sculptural silhouettes, such as a draped sheath dress in a gray iridescent fabric, and a deep gold silk blouse worn with a softly voluminous moss green silk skirt. There were also luxurious cocoon coats, including one in off-white felt that wrapped around the body like a blanket. In contrast, the wool dresses with stiff peplum details looked tricky.

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