Luella Bartley and Katie Hillier have already secured their girl’s identity through a commendable consistency in the collections — the military references, graphic art, moto jackets and tailored skirts with tulle. The most notable progression were the long, lean silhouettes of structured maxiskirts and dresses, some with utility pockets, some bearing Morris’ pretty Arts and Crafts prints in shades of bright blue and muted green. The length gave the look a cool maturity that resonated in the refined cuts of neat, tailored fencing jackets, skinny cropped trousers and short dresses with molded bell-shaped skirts that had a smooth buoyancy. Embellished berets, biker belts with little utility pouches attached and studded shoes played up the militant mood in an aggressive but nonconfrontational way.
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