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 UsS

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


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

Yup, they're leather.


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

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 UsS

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 UsS

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


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

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


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

Gorgeous, stealth sex appeal.


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

Draping - but with shape.


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

The winter-wear was harder-edged.


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS

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


Narciso Rodriguez Goes (Relatively) Soft On UsS




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