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Club Monaco's new partnership with Dazed and Confused magazine has already got us toe-tapping with excitement. Shot in a private home in the English countryside, the fall '11 lookbook channels '70s Brit-rock glam with flared bellbottoms, faux-fur coats, velvet shirts, leather leggings, and embroidered bags. The set list for the collaborative lookbook includes musicians such as Kele Okereke (Bloc Party), models Anna Brewster and Sara Blomqvist, actress Elodie Bouchez, and The Man Repeller, Leandra Medine. Dazed and Confused make a perfect pairing as cultural enthusiasts with a legacy of photography, an indie spirit, and eye on fashion. The lookbook will be featured in the 20th anniversary issue of the magazine, but you can peek at the women's collection right here.
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