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Paris Fashion Week

Kenzo SS16

Kenzo SS16-Paris Fashion Week Getty

Considering how popular the Kenzo brand has become worldwide in recent seasons, it's unsurprising that designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon were inspired by the global traveller for Spring/Summer 2016. "She nonchalantly translates the souvenirs of her holiday adventures into her day-to-day wardrobe," the duo revealed. "She always has her swimwear at hand and she might find a place to stop for a dip en route to her next destination."

Presented to the audience by way of a tableaux of models sailing past on conveyor-belt blocks, the result was an eclectic and colourful mix of layers that were very wearable. Short, boxy skirts appeared under wide-sleeve tunic tops in clashing chevron prints. Trousers, both narrow and wide, were slouchy, with zig-zag seams and printed with graphic houndstooth patterns. Sundresses came apron style with handkerchief hemlines and open backs. Accessories-wise, belted pouches and backpacks added to the globetrotting vibe while scuba shoes or flat gladiator sandal-boots were practical for all terrains. It was the perfect travel capsule wardrobe for the ever-adventurous Kenzo girl.