Véronique Leroy excels at subversive, bourgeois style, and hit pay dirt with her streamlined coats: boxy blousons and robe styles in sturdy wools or luxurious shearling, and trim, high-necked versions in gleaming calfskin.

The Belgian designer cited the Claude Chabrol movie “La Cérémonie” as a reference, but the broad shoulders, pencil skirts and futuristic gloss also brought “Blade Runner” to mind.