A jungle breeze sweeps through the air, as the Elie Saab SS’18 collection celebrates nature’s botanic masterpiece: the Amazon. Like a living, breathing forest in motion, the collection boasts a coming together of light, fluid-like materials, all layered in perfect unison. Python appears as both an imposing print on total-looks, and an intricately embroidered pattern that shimmers in the dark as it adorns long, elaborate dresses. As shirts & t-shirts come in to bring a relaxed attitude to the silhouettes, the overall collection reveals a play on proportions, with jackets taking on a longer stance and skirts appearing ever shorter. Thin and silky fringes also swing away as they cross the undefined paths, like a dynamic dance of jungle vines. These sensual fringes embrace the woman’s figure and offer an ultra-feminine dimension to the collection, as do the revealing laser cut-outs introduced this Spring/Summer. The...

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