Breathability and spacial distance were the overarching concepts for Camilla Freeman-Topper and Marc Freeman’s fluid resort collection. Ruffled, flared sleeves and off-shoulder silhouettes were cut loosely, providing ease and movement to the minimalistic silhouettes. Raw, unfinished hemlines and seams further played on the idea of breadth and air. Sheer organza with cotton, white-on-white diagonal stripes appeared on breezy, cut separates and a dress with an exaggerated asymmetric hemline, a new silhouette for the brand that offered great flow. A flirty mini-dress with flared sleeves was similarly lightweight; it was done in tulle with gold fleck embroidery, a scheme built around the gold-tinged palette of 17th-century Flemish painter Jan Frans van Dael. Other metallic traces were evident in a grainy silver lamé slipdress, deceptively chaste in its lightweight allure.

 

There was also slight tension between restriction and openness that gave the clothes some toughness, notably in the pieces with interwoven lacing. One standout look: a mini-dress with side cutouts and lacing, worn over a high-neck shirtdress.

 

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