Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

Preen Goes Wild With A Flora- & Fauna-Filled Spring Collection

  1. Begin
    preen-op

    0

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    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
    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

What's Selling Out In Boutiques Around The Globe

One of the most fun parts about shaking up your style is discovering new perspectives. And, if you already feel like you’ve spent a little too much time at your local boutique — they know your denim size and your full dating history — we’re here to bring you foreign inspiration, no plane ticket nor vacation read