Precise tailoring and a modern edge are what Jil Sander followers have come to expect from the house, and for pre-fall, Raf Simons delivered a lineup of greatest hits. Sure, there were plenty of minimal suits and tailored coats in neutral tones (Sander signatures) but what really stood out were the colors: orange outerwear in a heavy, upholstery-type fabric, as well intarsia sweaters and graphic color-blocked dresses in pink, purple, green and yellow. As for prints, Simons looked to the works of Russian artist Serge Poliakoff, reinterpreting his heavy brushstrokes on beautiful silk faille dresses.

Precise tailoring and a modern edge are what Jil Sander followers have come to expect from the house, and for pre-fall, Raf Simons delivered a lineup of greatest hits. Sure, there were plenty of minimal suits and tailored coats in neutral tones (Sander signatures) but what really stood out were the colors: orange outerwear in a heavy, upholstery-type fabric, as well intarsia sweaters and graphic color-blocked dresses in pink, purple, green and yellow. As for prints, Simons looked to the works of Russian artist Serge Poliakoff, reinterpreting his heavy brushstrokes on beautiful silk faille dresses.

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