If Japanese label Toga’s AW17 collection is anything to go by then avant garde silhouettes are a key trend this season. Anything but expected, this sleeveless satin dress appears at first to be two separates, but is in fact a memorable one piece play up to this intriguing design by styling with a crisp shirt for added complexity. Shin skimming, this dress does well to enhance your legs with carefully constructed knife pleats running through the fabric’s length.Toga satin dressConcealed popper fastening at backRound neck, sleeveless, loose fit, dropped waist, knife pleats at skirt100% acetateDry cleanTrue to sizeSize 8: Length 49"Model is 5ft 10" and wears a size 8
Equipped with an avant garde vision, Toga combines traditional Japanese design with more typically Western details. New for AW17, this sleeveless midi dress is admired for its unique approach to silhouette and detail. Dropped at the waist with an overall loose fit, the contrasting velvet skirt and knife pleat finish adds depth and texture into the mix. Style with leather ankle boots for a ready to wear look that’s bursting with confidence. Toga jersey and velvet dressConcealed popper fastening at backRound neck, sleeveless, loose fit, dropped elasticated waist, contrasting velvet skirt, knife pleats at skirt72% nylon, 28% polyurethane; 78% rayon, 22% silkDry cleanTrue to sizeSize 8: Length 49"Model is 5ft 10" and wears a size 8
Visionary designer of luxury label Toga, Yasuko Furuta, designs beautifully well crafted clothing that makes deciding what to wear a far more fun task . This printed twill dress is just the piece to emulate that ethos. Three quarter length sleeves and a high neck provide a clean cut look while the dramatic print mixed with a mesh underlay adds a dose of modernity. Pair with a bright white trainer or style instead as a top – the path to AW17 statement dressing is yours. Toga twill dressConcealed zip fastening at shoulderHigh neck, three quarter length sleeves, split cuffs, loose fit, all over contrast panelling print, notched sides, mesh underlay at hem100% rayonDry cleanTrue to sizeSize 8: Length 37"Model is 5ft 10" and wears a size 8Made in Japan
Fusing Japanese design with Western details to create something truly unique every time, Toga’s avant garde vision is highly sought after season after season. The Mirano dress is just one of many examples causing a flurry of excitement. Held together with buckle fastened shoulder straps and cross over straps at the reverse, a straight cut silhouette keeps the profile neat and simple. Textured throughout, the side split sides aid your maneuverability.Toga wool jersey dressSlips onV neck, sleeveless, buckle fastened shoulder straps, straight silhouette, textured, split at sides, crossover straps at back100% woolDry cleanTrue to sizeSize 8: Length 44"Model is 5ft 10" and wears a size 8Made in Japan
Carry your floral obsession into AW17 with this floral twill dress from Japanese label Toga. A brand leading the way in crafting mature yet playful pieces; this dress is the perfect mix between the two. A demure design at first glance, surprising quirks present themselves in the way of a tied neck and the clean pleated dart detailing at the hem. Loose fitting before falling to a midi length, this is a design to flatter all body types.Toga twill dressConcealed popper fastening at shoulderHigh neck with self tie fastening at side, sleeveless, all over floral print, loose fit, pleated dart detailing at front and back hem100% rayonDry cleanTrue to sizeSize 8: Length 52"Model is 5ft 10" and wears a size 8
Black ruffled midi dress from Toga.
Beige silk blend pleated slip dress from Toga.
Toga's navy sleeveless dress is a sculptural piece that's easy to wear. It's crafted from mid-weight twill and embellished with an abstract cluster of silver beads and turquoise-blue stones at the chest. Note the circle cut-out at one side – it comes with a detachable black satin slip dress and can also be worn over high-rise trousers to expose a sliver of skin at the midriff. Add a statement bag and whimsical pumps for a look that moves easily from day-to-evening.
Topped with a close-fitting round neck and attached tie fastening, Toga’s floral-print midi dress falls loosely across the frame and ends at the shin. Consider it your new-season update on full-length florals, brought bang-up-to-date with a pair of backless loafers.
Embodying the label’s penchant for nuanced layers, Toga's garnet-red dress is cut from a mid-weight wool-blend to an elongated sweater shape with a round neck and high side-seam and back slits. Carefully placed tulle cut-out panels are decorated with gold and silver beads and green and red stones, while a wide white waist tie allows for cinching of the spacious shape. Balance out this directional piece with tailored trousers.
Black cotton blend shift dress with side beaded detail from Toga.
Toga takes layering to a whole new level with its roster of autumn/winter knits. Renowned for an experimental attitude, the label touts pre prepared combinations of lightweight knits, and this jumper dress hybrid is no exception. Divide the two and you have a long sleeved pullover tipped with contrasting cuffs, alongside a sleeveless slip that’s slashed at the sides. Together, they make for a directional silhouette that’s defined by contrast.Toga wool jumper dressSlips onRound neck, long sleeves, contrasting drawstring at cuffs, fine knit, contrasting detachable overlay with split at sides, ribbed trims100% woolDry cleanTrue to sizeSize 8: Length 40"Model is 5ft 10 and wears a size 8
Toga's ivory mid-weight satin dress presents an off-kilter way to wear ditsy florals. The yellow and green print is perfectly sweet, while the black satin neckline insert and powder-blue faux-leather belt bring a typically eclectic edge. Style it with tough black flats for a city look with directional attitude.
Languid and exaggerated silhouettes run throughout Toga's Pre-AW17 collection, including this navy satin midi dress. It's crafted to fall loosely over the body from a high neckline into a dropped waist, and is complete with a contrasting ivory pleated lower panel that is sure to swing with every step. Enhance the contemporary mood for the evening with lustrous velvet loafers.
Black silk blend pleated slip dress from Toga.
Black and blue pleated layer dress from Toga.
Multicoloured wool plaid shift dress from Toga.
This black satin midi dress is a strikingly elegant example of Toga's modern feminine aesthetic. With a dropped waist that flows loosely into a vibrant turquoise pleated lower panel, this shin-skinning piece will make a bold addition to your wardrobe. Style it with a classic black clutch and heeled sandals after dark.
This tonal-brown checked woven-wool dress from Toga's AW17 runway show is a striking piece that exemplifies the season's focus on heritage fabrics and intricate details. A compelling gold-bead and red-stone embellishment on the chest prompts a closer look, and the circular cut-out at the side lends it a contemporary feel – note the presence of a detachable ivory slip. Pair it with the matching trousers for a confident directional statement.
Black oversized maxi dress from Toga.