Discover Benelux | Issue 9 | September 2014

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Discover Benelux | Design | Fashion Picks

MEN 1: Cashmere coat, leather satchel jacket, classic trousers and boots by Maison Martin Margiela, AW14 collection. Photo: Maison Martin Margiela In vogue with a twist: Margiela does autumn elegance with impeccable detailing. An otherwise simple look is completely altered by mixing leather and wool – a gentle nod to the “I-just-threw-this-on” boho influence.

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2: Raf Simons printed cotton T-shirt, (€225) Photo: Mr Porter This Raf Simons tee proves why the Belgian designer practically invented casual cool. Wear under an open shirt for a laidback appearance, and under a blazer for an occasion requiring a smarter silhouette. Available at www.mrporter.com

3: Raf Simons cotton-jersey sweatshirt (€200) Photo: Mr Porter Alright, so we like Raf Simons. But how can you not when orange has been given centre stage in his autumn collection? You can’t go wrong with a statement-coloured slim sweatshirt. You just can’t. Available at www.mrporter.com

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1 5: Ann Demeulemeester Suede high-tops (€610) Photo: Mr Porter Complete your smart-casual look with these black, suede trainers. After all, what would this page be without a completely black Ann Demeulemeester piece?

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Available at www.mrporter.com

4: Ann Demeulemeester long-length textured cotton shirt (€410) Photo: Mr Porter Famously dark – and yet there is occasional light to be found in Ann Demeulemeester’s design. This shirt is a great addition to any wardrobe, with its interesting pattern and long frame – not to mention the characteristically barely-there seam details. Available at www.mrporter.com

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