Without a doubt, the decade that won out this season is the 1970s. New York designers referenced the bookish and quirky style of Patti Smith, Diane Keaton and the all-American Ali McGraw. There was elegant, but relaxed workwear, with tailored flared pants and turtleneck knits, as well as shimmering dresses and maxis ready for the disco. Across the board, wide trousers were everywhere and denim flares are certain to be huge this year.
…Coming in third – could this be the most practical of them all?