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Between its 15th anniversary and return to London Fashion Week, Preen has a lot to celebrate this season. Though show notes cited the Vincent Gallo/Christina Ricci film Buffalo '66 and ‘90s minimalism as inspirations, the soundtrack of animal noises and the choice of the Natural History Museum’s Darwin Centre suggested a more zoological origin story.
Patchwork animal skins and prints — stingray, python, leopard, etc. — were mixed with leather and printed onto delicate silk and organza pieces for an intriguing play on pretty meets powerful. At the top of our wish list: the asymmetrical wrap skirts, beautifully paired with a sheer-paneled white blouse.
The jungle theme soon gave way to a spray of gorgeous, pink-peony prints — someone’s clearly been reading their National Geographic — with silver-foiled French lace and sheer panels appealing to our feminine instincts. Mustard leather and shots of navy and white also hit the catwalk, while spaghetti-strap dresses clearly echoed that aformentioned ‘90s minimalism — and for once, we're not cringing at its return.
Here’s to seeing how this couple evolves over the next 15 years…Photo: Courtesy of Preen
We’ll happily admit to spending hours on end an appropriate amount of time scrolling through our Instagram feeds, drooling over images from stylish tastemakers all over the globe — from trendy #OOTDs to beautiful vacation spots to dazzling jewels. But, let’s be real: What really makes our mouths water are those read
This is Taylor Swift on the cover of British Vogue with a mullet. Yes, folks — no matter how much you try to spin it one way or another, Ms. Swift is wearing a mullet. It’s all business in the front, and party in the back, and it’s splashed across the cover of Vogue.
While we don’t typically condone this type read