In Praise of Shadows

Above: Kalkidan wears Atelier Inscrire pink and black pearl necklace as headpiece. Striped linen jacket by Ichi Antiquities. High-neck top by Pleats Please. Scarf stylist's own.

An uncanny silence.
Shadows on the stage.
A cool breeze in total darkness.

Find a moment of stillness and comfort in the cool weather's moody grumblings.
Dilettante selects some our favourites from the season's offerings.

Left: Der Antagonist's handmade flower cap, worn with Song for the Mute's sleeveless dress in shimmering copper.
Right: The longline woven linen tunic in olive, and simple striped linen skirt both by Ichi Antiquities.

Left: Song for the Mute offers a playfully dark perspective with their lined faux-fur coat in blue tones. Worn with the purple button-down shirt and signature wide trousers, both with classic Song for the Mute detailing. Rick Owens chelsea boots and fine sweater (worn as undershirt).
Right: Kalkidan finds a moment of repose in MM6 Maison Margiela's matching longline suit jacket and trousers, worn with a high-neck top from Pleats Please.

Above: Kalkidan wears the shimmering sleeveless dress in lustrous brown-copper tones from Song for the Mute. Pleated crepe trousers worn beneath by Issey Miyake ME. Handmade cotton flower cap by Der Antagonist, and chelsea boots by Rick Owens.

Above, left and right: The hypnotic and versatile Leaf top in rich navy blue, tonally paired with the bias-pleated Calla skirt, both from Pleats Please.

Left: Kalkidan cuts a commanding silhouette with Rick Owens' soft blazer with Song For the Mute's fringed polkadot shirt. Asymmetric draped wool skirt by Comme des Garçons, and statement black bead necklace by Jean-François Mimilla. Rick Owens chelsea boots.
Right: Song for the Mute's fringed polkadot shirt is the perfect balance between intellectual whimsy and classic luxury. Worn with Comme des Garçons' draped wool skirt.

Left: Elegant simplicity courtesy of Ichi Antiquities. Kalkidan wears the red striped soft linen blazer and grey striped full linen skirt. High neck pleated top, worn below, by Pleats Please. Scarf stylist's own.
Right: Ichi Antiquities' woven pure linen tunic in olive, worn over a Pleats Please high neck top in rich brown.

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Photography Nick FitzPatrick
Styling Caeley Wesson
Hair and Makeup Ashley Brockman