Lemaire Fashion for Women
Vibrant pops of colour energised the looks on Lemaire's SS17 runway including these raspberry-pink trousers. They're crafted from lightweight twill to a loose-fitting shape that sit at the hips with an elasticated waistband and falls into wide legs. Partner them with a tonal top to elongate your frame and polish with slick gold jewellery.
Temper the ruby red hue of Lemaire's cotton shirt by styling it with a pair of white trousers and matching leather mules. It's shaped with slender panels that travel down through the bodice pulling focus to the waist and secures along the back with coordinating ties. Unbutton the stand collar for a more relaxed take.
The gathered hips centre-front button and interior waist tie that moves down Lemaire's antique-pink asymmetric-hem cotton-poplin dress adds shape and movement to the retro silhouette. Travelling from a round neck and dolman sleeves to land at a calf-skimming length the piece pairs beautifully with simple raffia loafers.
Lemaire's navy ruched top is the perfect piece to soften the tailoring that dominates the AW17 collection. It's crafted from lightweight silk crepe de Chine with contrasting ribbed silk-jersey back side and inner sleeve panels and in a nod to real women's lives the statement cuff ties are detachable. Wear yours as a dramatic foil to pinstripe trousers.
In true Lemaire style these Prussian-blue cotton-twill trousers exude effortless elegance. They're crafted to fall from a high-rise waist into voluminous wide legs with subtle grey topstitching and defining pressed pleats. Embrace the label's restrained sensibility by wearing them with a white shirt and ankle boots.
A relaxed silhouette underpins Lemaire's AW17 collection lending an understated sense of elegance. These black wool-twill trousers are a sublime introduction tailored to a high rise waist with a coordinating belt before falling into tapered legs that are finished with sharp front creases to retain a distinguished feel. Team them with a slouchy sweater and backless loafers.
Lemaire's black Egg bag chimes with the label's modern sense of restraint. It's handcrafted in Italy from vegetable-tanned moulded leather with a cut-out handle black lacquered edges and a simple shoulder strap. Open the magnetic fastening to reveal the taupe-beige textile lining and a silver hot-stamped logo. Swing it over the shoulder for a minimalistic finish.
Christopher Lemaire's understated aesthetic is succinctly showcased in this black Pumpkin vegetable-tanned leather bag. Crafted in Italy the structured silhouette has a top handle and detachable shoulder strap that's accented with silver-tone metal hardware. Carry it by hand with a fluid shirt dress and leather sandals to give your look an elegant minimalistic finish.
Lemaire's typical understated approach to design continues with this navy top. It's made from lightweight semi-sheer crepe to a slim-fitting shape that's subtly defined by a waist-honing twisted hem and finished with a sleeveless underlayer. Wear it with wide-leg tailored trousers to ensure a perfect balance.
Refresh your autumn roster with Lemaire's black cotton-twill coat. It's tailored with a high-neck collar that can be worn up or lying flat an in-seam pocket at the chest and an off-centre single-breasted wrap-style button fastening. The loose-fitting structure is lined with black satin for a smooth feel that slides fluidly over clothes - wear it to channel the label's sensual-meets-intellectual attitude.
Lemaire's considered aesthetic is beautifully translated in the muted composition of this light-brown cotton-jersey dress. It's tailored for a relaxed fit with a panelled bodice and wide waist that is defined with coordinating skinny ties then flares out into a sweeping midi skirt that skims along the shins. Save it for a casual brunch date styled with statement earrings and flat leather sandals then add a blazer for evening appointments.
These light tan-brown cotton trousers are a refined example of Lemaire's understated design philosophy. The high-rise silhouette is cut with neat slip pockets and wide legs - note the darts at the back of the waist that work to create a streamlined shape. Style yours with tonal separates to embrace the label's AW17 colour palette.
Lemaire's pants are perfect for warm days in the city - they have a breezy wide-leg shape that will ensure you feel cool and comfortable. Cut from crisp cotton-poplin, they have a high-rise waist to balance the volume. The cropped cut is great for wearing with different types of shoes like wedges, lace-up sandals and boots.
Lemaire's sophisticated AW17 runway show included a rare flash of overt glamour in the form of this metallic-silver silk-blend top. It's demurely shaped with a neat round neck and contrasting slate-grey ribbed-knit back side and inner sleeve panels. The sides and dolman sleeves are ruched and the dramatic cuff ties are detachable for modern convenience. Maintain a refined air by pairing it with perfectly cut low-key black trousers.
This biscuit-beige layered jersey top is the perfect example of Lemaire's modern refinement. It's cut with pleats from the round neckline and with long sleeves that finish with ruched cuffs. It's then stitched at the waist with asymmetric front and back drapes and cut-out layered sides while a personalised fit is ensured by the self-fastening side. Style it with wide-leg trousers then ground your look with chunky-sole shoes to emulate the label's pared-back urbanity.
Lemaire's pared-back designs including this light-grey flecked skirt from the AW17 runway show are subtly distinctive examples of contemporary tailoring. It's crafted in Italy from a lightweight cotton and silk-blend shaped with ruching at the waist and hips and the godet insert at the front creates a sense of movement. Style it with a neutral sweater and accessories to embody the brand's understated aesthetic.
The nonchalance of a shirtdress becomes inherently elegant in the hands of Lemaire as this chalk-white cotton-foulard dress shows. It's made in Italy with a commanding high neck and dense pleating across the front and back yoke and features dropped shoulder seams to bring an enhanced sense of ease to the cuffed sleeves. Off-set the muted aesthetic with rich tan accents.
Lemaire delivers the perfect interpretation of the simple long-sleeved sweater with this wool and silk-blend design. Form-fitting yet comfortable it pairs just as well with wool-blend trousers for officewear as it does with straight-leg cropped jeans for weekends. With a ribbed-knit neck cuffs and hem this piece is perfect to slip-on with casual denim separates and loafers.
Ruched details make a regular appearance throughout Lemaire's collections and this light-grey silk crepe de Chine top demonstrates why. It's crafted in Italy and shaped with long sleeves that are accented with ribbed-knit dove-grey side panels and finished with self-fastening cuff ties while dense gathers create a slim silhouette across the bodice. Balance the dramatic aesthetic with an asymmetric midi skirt.
These light dusky-pink cotton-blend velvet trousers are a sublime example of Lemaire's versatile appeal. They're cut to a high-rise shape and fall into a wide-leg silhouette with neat jet pockets at the front and back. Style yours with a slouchy roll-neck sweater and white leather heels.
Muted yet modern tailoring is a Lemaire signature. This off-white cotton coat is shaped for a relaxed fit with a high neck and long sleeves that fall from dropped shoulder seams then defined at the waist with a coordinating tie. Layer it over simple shirting and wide-leg trousers as part of a considered daytime edit complete with rich burgundy-red accents.
Look to Lemaire for a contemporary take on classic silhouettes as seen in this navy midweight cotton-poplin parka jacket. It has a round neck that's detailed with a silver-tone metal D-ring fastening a draped back overlay and an internal drawstring at the waist to adjust the oversized silhouette. Slip it over a diaphanous floral dress with leather ballet pumps for a modern trans-seasonal look.
This antique-white Lemaire dress conveys the poetic poise of the French label's SS18 offering. Made from mid-weight cotton-poplin it features a skilfully draped round neck gathered waistband and is shaped to allow elegant glimpses of skin at the side and back. Style it with simple leather sandals for a feel of leisurely sophistication on weekends.
Lemaire's striped white dress perfectly embodies two of the designer's signatures - a pared-back colour palette and an innovative silhouette. It's crafted in Italy from lightweight cotton-poplin patterned with black stripes and cut to a loose fit with a stand collar elbow-length sleeves and an adjustable drawstring dropped waist. Style it with black ankle boots for an unexpected twist.
Rely on Christophe Lemaire for elevated staples such as these midnight-blue mid-weight wool-gabardine trousers. They have a partially elasticated mid-rise waist before falling to wide-legs that are defined with pressed creases and finished with black satin lining for a comfortable feel against skin. Slip them on with a cashmere sweater to embody the label's pared-back aesthetic.
Lemaire's elegant and understated aesthetic is displayed in the subtle ruching that defines the bodice of this lavender-blue twist-hem top. The form-fitting silhouette is crafted from semi-sheer crepe with a round neck and a sleeveless inner layer for a translucent finish. Wear it with wide-leg trousers and block-heeled ankle boots for a minimalist take on a directional look.
These navy Lemaire trousers feature an exaggerated array of pockets mirroring styles sent down the SS18 runway in Paris. Made from mid-weight wool gabardine they're cut to a high-rise with a coordinating buckled belt and fall to a midi-length with pleats and muted topstitching. Style them with an oversized shirt and sculptural heels to channel the label's confidently sophisticated show styling.
Lemaire's purist predilections play out to perfection in this camel-beige cotton-poplin midi dress. It's cut to a voluminous silhouette with a round neck and long sleeves and masterfully smocked to create soft gathers around the figure. Keep the look effortless with a buttery leather bag and barely there kitten heels.
Lemaire's nude short-sleeved sweater will make a considered addition to any off-duty roster. It has a minimalist streamlining shape that's spun from wool for a tactile finish and is complete with ribbed trims. Tuck it into cropped wide-leg trousers adding contemporary slides for a modern daytime look.
Lemaire is renowned making on-point silhouettes feel entirely effortless. A succinct example these black trousers are crafted from lightweight cotton and linen-blend twill to sit on the natural waist and are finished with light-grey topstitching to accentuate the wide cropped legs. They'll look chic in the city with a loose blouse and black leather sandals.
Lemaire designs handbags with the typically French detached refinement that characterises his ready-to-wear. This modern cream-coloured contrast-handle canvas tote is trimmed in brown vegetable-tanned leather - the type that ages beautifully - at the curved handle while a canvas shoulder strap allows for a practical carrying alternative on the go. Carry it with casual separates to add a bold element to your look.
Lemaire's quietly unique Camera bag is reimagined in navy for the new season. It's handcrafted in Italy from vegetable-tanned leather which is polished for subtle sheen with a cut-out front flap that correlates with a sculptured circular underlay. Try it as the understated accompaniment to your daily uniform.
Rely on Lemaire to offer a contemporary take on classic style as seen in this navy cotton coat. It's cut from mid-weight woven cotton with a high neck and oversized fit that's enhanced with dropped shoulder seams. Slip it on over neutral separates for a look that's in tune with the label's aesthetic and cinch the self-fastening tie for a defined waist.
Christophe Lemaire's fascination with volume and draping plays out in this navy cotton-poplin blouse from the SS18 collection. Below a neat point collar it's gathered across the shoulders and the voluminous silhouette includes a cape-like back panel. Wear yours with equally fluid trousers and a pair of mules for an understated yet in-the-know appearance.
Lemaire's refined aesthetic is best expressed through an elegant colour palette and this bottle-green cotton-poplin skirt illustrates why. It's made in Italy and tailored to a flattering wraparound shape that secures with a concealed button fastening before falling into a subtle flared hem. Showcase the high-rise waist by tucking in a simple T-shirt.
Lemaire is synonymous with a modern approach to bold tailoring as evidenced in these tan-brown cotton-twill trousers. Expertly made in France they are shaped with voluminous wide legs that drop from a high-rise waist. Classic seam panels and soft press pleating continue the understated chic feel. Pair with a crisp white shirt and block-heel ankle boots for an elevated take on workwear.
These white cotton-twill trousers are a succinct demonstration of Lemaire's sophisticated sensibility. They're crafted in France with cropped wide legs that are defined by neatly pressed pleats. Wear them with a tonal blazer for a fresh take on tailoring.
Lemaire's knack for low-key tailoring with a typically Parisian attitude can be noted in these ivory-coloured jeans. Cut from a mid-weight cotton to a high rise with a slim waistband it falls into wide straight legs with front and back jet pockets. Note the refined covered front button - a subtle feature that defines the look of this piece. Keep the look tonal to embrace the sober chic typical of this label.
Lemaire's black cotton-jersey tank top is a key style for your everyday wardrobe forming the foundation for endless looks. It's cut for a slightly oversized shape that suspends from a round neck. Try wearing it as an understated base to a satin skirt.
This navy cotton-sateen skirt is a fine example of Lemaire's nuanced sophistication. It's crafted to sit high on the waist and falls past the knee in a soft A-line shape with side slip pockets. Let it take centre stage with an all-black ensemble.