Looking to Seville’s flamenco tradition, with a range of intense colors inspired by the mineral riches of his native Brazil, Gustavo Lins explored his sensual side this season. That translated into curvaceous, long flouncy black skirts and colored silk-scarf dresses artfully draped around the body to reveal windows of skin, offering a womanly evolution on the designer’s signature stark kimono-style designs. The quality of craftsmanship remained top-notch here, yet the lineup lacked freshness, with Lins’ signature classic tailored pieces coming off best. Case in point: the smoking jacket in black double crepe, which was highly elegant.

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