The Row S/S 2015
But when does the ‘discreet’ look turn cult-like and monastic?
There were some lovely, gentle pieces in Monday's show – especially when fine fabrics were wrapped across the bust, giving a womanly touch.
Or when materials had a surface interest, as with a dress woven golden yellow, like the sun streaming into the downtown loft where the show was held.
The colours, such as chartreuse and rust, were subtle and beautiful.
But some outfits were prim, hiding female sexuality. However tactile the fabrics, who wants to be dressed nun-like, as in a fashion cloister?
This was the final collection of Nadege Vanhee Cybulski, who is leaving The Row for Herm?s. She will take with her a desire for tactile fabrics and noble cuts.
The Olsen twins proved in the early days of the brand that they understand the concept of low-key luxury, and will be able to take the message forward.