Oskar Metsavaht brought the beach to Osklen’s modern aesthetic not only with the runway’s backdrop of a slowly sinking Brazilian sunset, but also via seaside photo prints, palm-frond appliqués and Neoprene pieces that embraced their scuba heritage. Early on, he mixed high-tech fabrics with transparent layers in pencil skirts, T-shirt tops and short-sleeve dresses that fit loosely over the body. But toward the end of the show, Metsavaht introduced a different, more tactile mood, with straw-colored rough silk against black suede, as in his capelet over a maxiskirt.

Oskar Metsavaht brought the beach to Osklen’s modern aesthetic notonly with the runway’s backdrop of a slowly sinking Brazilian sunset,but also via seaside photo prints, palm-frond appliqués and Neoprenepieces that embraced their scuba heritage. Early on, he mixed high-techfabrics with transparent layers in pencil skirts, T-shirt tops andshort-sleeve dresses that fit loosely over the body. But toward the endof the show, Metsavaht introduced a different, more tactile mood, withstraw-colored rough silk against black suede, as in his capelet over amaxiskirt.

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