Collection review: Dzojchen resort 2016

Collection review: Dzojchen resort 2016

No jeans in sight

Text: Pakkee Tan

Image: Gerald Low

Power and sensuality were explored in designer Chelsea Scott-Blackhall's resort 2016 collection

Fast and louche — that was the pace that Chelsea Scott-Blackhall set for the Dzojchen woman with her resort. Presenting a tightly edited collection at the [email protected], the designer sent out sharply-cut trouser suits in beautiful brocades evocative of the '70s and slinky jumpsuits with a cropped length that hinted at the jodhpurs worn by jockey riders. The local designer namechecked horseriding as one of her inpirations this season and, while not immediately obvious, the power and freedom associated with the sport filtered through.