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This season, Matthieu Blazy shot everyday dressing through an extraordinary lens. He stripped his garments of almost all embellishments and fancy flourishes, instead utilising what he dubbed a “purposeful plainness” that feels apt for current times. “These are clothes and accessories for people who have somewhere to go and have something to do,” said the designer.

That’s not to say these clothes lacked in serious wow power. Architectural suiting cut from jersey walked alongside cocooning car coats, leather swing skirts and structural knitwear in gentle hues. If last season’s catwalk was a globe-trotting character study, this time Blazy was set on outfitting the everyday on a universal scale. There was something for every type of Bottega Veneta customer. Think asymmetrical dresses in contrasting hues that came pinned in delightful formations thanks to jewelled button fastenings. Or column dresses that migrated into feathered hemlines that danced like flames as models walked through the wood-covered showspace. “There is something very human in the simple act of dressing,” said Blazy.