“I was thinking about how in winter we cover ourselves up and our femininity becomes dormant, and so I wanted to reveal that in a surprising, beautiful way,” said Milly designer Michelle Smith backstage as she explained why she called her fall show “The Intimacy of Winter.”

 

Smith gave winter a womanly spirit with an off-the-shoulder knit fur top paired with a fil coupé pencil skirt. She also worked with traditional men’s wear fabrics, such as bonded wools, in flirtatious empire dresses worn over sheer organza shirts. But her most straightforward propositions — dolman coats shown with simple sweaters worn under jacquard bralettes and paired with miniskirts, and a navy wool gabardine jumpsuit — were also the most assertive.

By  on February 12, 2016

“I was thinking about how in winter we cover ourselves up and our femininity becomes dormant, and so I wanted to reveal that in a surprising, beautiful way,” said Milly designer Michelle Smith backstage as she explained why she called her fall show “The Intimacy of Winter.”

 

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