Primed for fashion’s conservative mood next season, Pre-fall’s renditions scale back on the cocktail factor for some all-occasion pragmatic chic – from intellectual tunics (Hermes and Celine) to simple fit-and-flares (Dior). To paraphrase Margaret Thatcher, success is a mix of flair, hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

This story first appeared in Female’s July 2017 issue.

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