Many years ago, dresses were the mainstay of an Yigal Azrouël collection, before he moved into a strong sportswear niche. For fall, he returned to those chic, beautifully cut simple dresses. Lean, long-sleeved and calf-length, they came in ivory cable-knit, soft black leather, neutral printed silks and wine or evergreen silk faille trimmed with leather. There were sweaters too, most notably a long, chunky camel-and-black Fair Isle cardigan, worn over one of his printed dresses. A few leather looks, furs and some men’s wear-inspired jackets were fun, but those huge fur trapper hats and long gloves undercut Azrouël’s best efforts.

Many years ago, dresses were the mainstay of an Yigal Azrouël collection, before he moved into a strong sportswear niche. For fall, he returned to those chic, beautifully cut simple dresses. Lean, long-sleeved and calf-length, they came in ivory cable-knit, soft black leather, neutral printed silks and wine or evergreen silk faille trimmed with leather. There were sweaters too, most notably a long, chunky camel-and-black Fair Isle cardigan, worn over one of his printed dresses. A few leather looks, furs and some men’s wear-inspired jackets were fun, but those huge fur trapper hats and long gloves undercut Azrouël’s best efforts.

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