Fashion is always surprising, and so is Uterque’s fall/winter 2016-17 lookbook, the whimsical designs and loads of Seventies-inspired references of which come just in time for us to refresh our wardrobes with a dream array of Farrah Fawcett-approved essentials.
Uterque, whose latest fall/winter 2016-17 collection drew inspiration from Gucci’s boho-chic and geek styles, creatively entitled its lookbook as ‘dare to create’, a caption that in return encourages us to play with fashion and experiment with completely different styles on a daily basis, not just when we have something fancy to do for the night.
As for the usual quotes Uterque shares here and there whenever there’s a new lookbook on its website, this time around the Spanish retailer truly outdid itself, with its inspirational captions being more motivational than ever before. “Original thought, in its purest form, is to think beyond our conventional rationality: to think outside the box”…
Although the Uterque fall 2016 collection is mainly all about the ‘70s fashion, most of its proposals can be easily mixed and matched with one another, subsequently reinventing the hippy-chic decade’s motifs in a more contemporary way. Furthermore, if you are looking for single items to revamp your style with, most of the Uterque’s autumnal proposals can be styled and layered singularly with anything you might already own, from grunge-inspired total black outfits to feminine Sixties-infused mini dresses.
Overall relaxed and slouchy, Uterque’s autumnal proposals take the coziest side of the Seventies and translate it into a more haute couture, yet ready-to-wear fashion, with kimono cardigans, pleated midi dresses and princess coats dominating the scene. Palazzo pants, of course, help reinforce the whole boho-chic motif, with the lookbook styling them with either fitted, turtleneck sweatshirts, or psychedelic shirts with butterfly sleeves.
Whether you are going for a kimono jacket or a midi dress, Uterque’s designs make it easier to juxtapose such pieces with both Nineties and Sixties-inspired patterns, creating either a heroin chic or Janis Joplin-approved style accordingly.
To better help us play with fashion, Uterque focused on an extremely variegated accessory line, which not only features more conventional Seventies-infused items, such as chunky boots and geometric handbags, but also conceptual staples, such as deconstructed clutches, oversized brooch necklaces and long earrings with gem embellishments.
Cuissardes boots and chokers complete most of the lookbook’s outfits, instantly catapulting us into what is going to be one of the fashion industry’s most eclectic winters of all times.
Photos courtesy of Uterque