Don't worry! There was still plenty of structure and minimalism and faultless chic and all those other NR words we love (modern! architectural!) But things were definitely softer and, dare we say it...more romantic? In a suit-of-armor sort of way.

Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Hey, I said it was relative! Obviously the drapey charmeuse was paired with weird, aggressive hard-hats!


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Yup, they're leather.


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Ombre, less. Personally, I don't like ombre. But change is nice. (Just not, you know, gradual color changes within a few inches of fabric. For me.)


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

See, it's soft - and tough! Vulnerability - and self-sufficiency! I'm guessing Michelle Obama couldn't wear this one in public, huh?


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Dig the structured jacket - and all the teensy weensy jackets leaping around, generally.


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Can we get a "clean and modern," people?


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Gorgeous, stealth sex appeal.


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Draping - but with shape.


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

The winter-wear was harder-edged.


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us

But some of these fab coats managed to stay somehow very feminine, while utilitarian.


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On Us




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