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Wearing a dress over pants: It may sound like bait for Joan Rivers and the fashion police, but designers from Alber Elbaz at Lanvin toMarni’s Consuelo Castiglioni sent the unconventional silhouette down Spring runways.
Slitting the difference, at Albino.
Giorgio Armani’s Saharan night.
One of Phoebe Philo’s many tunics, at Celine.
Monochrome, at Cerruti.
Diaphanous layers, at Dries Van Noten.
Easy does it, at Fendi.
Army, but not drab, at Lanvin.
The life aquatic, at Marni.
Gypset chic from Antonio Marras.
Osman’s crisp take on the look.
Sheer trousers with a leather tux stripe, at Pedro Lourenço.
A vision of the future, at Gareth Pugh
Going with the flow, at Richard Chai Love
Gilded treasure from Rodarte.
At Richard Chai Love, the designer said, “It was all about playing with new proportions and unexpected layering.” Chai, who tossed long tunics and slipdresses over flowy pants, added, “It’s important that the fabric has movement.” If you want to experiment with the trend, try swapping out your tights and leggings for see-through trousers asGivenchy’s Riccardo Tisci,Pedro Lourenço, andGiorgio Armani all did for effects that ranged from punk to gypset. (credit: Style.com/ facehunter)