Felipe Oliveira Baptista mined the archives and created a strong sport-inspired collection. Looking to the Sixties, when Lacoste made the French national team’s skiwear, the designer showed his version of Alpine sweaters, bicolored leggings and little zip-front knit shifts in geometric patterns and solids. He left the slopes showing looser jumpsuits and calf-length flaring skirts, and even included a long, ivory knitted swirling shirtdress. Baptista has a light hand when it comes to layers — especially with leathers — such as a quilted navy jacket over a matching knitted shift. But he would do well to lose those zipped-to-the-shoulders, capelike split sleeves flying over bare-arms dresses and jumpsuits.

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