Always impeccably decked out with effortless ease, former model Ines de la Fressange definitely knows a thing or two about style. In fact, Ines started modelling when she was only17 and was the muse for the late Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel in the 1980s.
Her Parisian chic caught the eyes of Japanese giant retailer Uniqlo and in 2014, they launched their first collaboration. The rest, as they say, is history.
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For the new fall/winter 2020 partnership, Ines draws inspirations from stylish women who stands for female independence in the 1970s, among them actress, songwriter, and model Jane Birkin and singer-songwriter Françoise Madeleine Hardy.
According to Ines: “Back in the seventies, many women were determined to emancipate themselves from traditions. These liberated individuals took fashion and their lives in exciting new directions.”
As such this new collab is a nod to these strong women who pioneered freedom.
There are three main themes for this new offering: Bohemian, Neobourgeois and Mannish Styling.
Inspired by the free-spirited culture of the 1970s, this line features flowy, pleated skirts and dresses with paisley and polka dot prints as well as knitwear bearing the Fair Isle patterns.
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Expect lots of mouton-style jackets, long cardigans as well as silk blouses and wrap dresses that can take you from day to night effortlessly.
As the name suggests, this collection highlights many ‘70s classic styles such as corduroy trousers and tweed jackets for that masculine touch.
The full collection of this Uniqlo and Ines de la Fressange collection is available at Uniqlo Orchard Central Global Flagship Store and on uniqlo.com from Friday, August 28.