A lace detail top makes an interesting textual addition to the collage skirt.

    ADD ON

    Take the ladylike mood from top to toe and finish the look with a pair of classic black, single-soled pumps.

    Office chic

    On the runway, this statement satin print skirt was teamed with a matching jacket for impact. Make it work for everyday by softening the sharp silhouette and vibrant tone with a demure but feminine top.

    style remix

    Marrying contemporary collage with ornate embellishment and print, this season’s most elaborate pieces are a study in artisan detailing and couture craftsmanship. Just look to Derek Lam, where strips of suede are woven to create luxe T-shirts or Proenza Schouler, where colored snakeskin is spliced with satin. At Etro, meanwhile, silk kimonos are adorned with hand-painted Japanese blooms. “Turning each of these collectables into everyday pieces requires careful balance,” advises Kim Hersov. “You want to look modern, so it’s important to contrast with unexpected textures, futuristic accessories or lo-fi staples.”

    In this week’s style masterclass, The Edit’s KIM HERSOV shows us how to work three of spring’s most exquisite examples of craftsmanship

    Words: Natalie Rigg.

    Photographs: Markn

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