Each element creates drama, from the bold use of colour to the architectural lighting, which become works of art. "Contrast is key," says HB editor-in-chief Wendy Moore. "Inky black versus crisp white; panoramic scenes versus graphic prints; soft textures versus brittle metallics."
"This bold trend is perfectly suited to urban environments, with accessories spare but high impact"Imogene Abady
Tactile fabrics like velvet are complemented by sharp tailoring, simple forms and punches of glamour.
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