Those four telltale white stitches, signifiers of Maison Martin Margiela, have company next season: The Harris Tweed label occupies prime real estate on the exterior of trim overcoats and peak-shouldered jackets that underpinned a charming, borderline chaste collection.

The show had the relaxed, friendly feel of a Sunday stroll. Cue the park-bench seating and the grandparent-friendly fabrics, including brown herringbones and plaids, tea-stained curtain lace and pajama-striped cotton.

The Margiela edge came through in the tailoring: nipped waists and hunched shoulders, and sculptural sleeves that resembled apostrophes viewed from the side. Grandpa’s pants, hitched over the bosom, became a quirky bustier.

Aran and Norwegian sweaters were sculpted like Medieval armor, and didn’t need stitches or labels to read as cool.

Those four telltale white stitches, signifiers of Maison Martin Margiela, have company next season: The Harris Tweed label occupies prime real estate on the exterior of trim overcoats and peak-shouldered jackets that underpinned a charming, borderline chaste collection.

The show had the relaxed, friendly feel of a Sunday stroll. Cue the park-bench seating and the grandparent-friendly fabrics, including brown herringbones and plaids, tea-stained curtain lace and pajama-striped cotton.

The Margiela edge came through in the tailoring: nipped waists and hunched shoulders, and sculptural sleeves that resembled apostrophes viewed from the side. Grandpa’s pants, hitched over the bosom, became a quirky bustier.

Aran and Norwegian sweaters were sculpted like Medieval armor, and didn’t need stitches or labels to read as cool.

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