After seven seasons, where does Uniqlo’s collaborative outing with French fashion icon Ines de la Fressange take inspiration from? None other than her country of birth. More specifically, it’s the port city of Marseilles, France that the Spring Summer 2017 collection references.
While indigo pieces pay homage to the coastal waters of Marseilles, there are other items – linen shirts, camisoles and apron-wrap dresses (a new style this season) – that convey that distinctly French approach to fashion: understated yet intellectual, casually elegant and never too perfectly put together.
Here, we pick out 10 pieces ($19.90-$149.90) launching as part of the collection’s first drop on Friday, Jan 27 that will help you build the look: