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AuCarre – Price on Request – Nous Etudions
Nous Etudions, is perhaps the designer most in line with my own aesthetic. Although minimalistic in style with mainly oversized and monochromatic clothing, the pieces are still innovative and interesting. This season’s collection is entitled “Creatures of the Universe” and we can see cut-outs of these words branding some of their outerwear. Colours range from pastels (the pink is beyond adorable) to brighter accents of blue, yellow, green, and gold. Wide lapels, ornamental ruching, and giant rectangular pockets all make an appearance this season but my favourite detail, if it can be called that, are the matching shoes!! They’re an intriguing mix between a ballet slipper and a loafer but they also just remind me of the little plastic bags you have to put on over your shoes at crime scenes? Words can’t express how much I love them and I honestly need a pink pair! Their philosophy is also firmly one of sustainability and veganism and this season, they utilised new biotextiles in collaboration with Franco Nencini, one of which is developed from kombucha!