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Dubbed "the queen of the kitten heel," L.K. Bennett's signature mini-stilettos are nowhere to be seen in the brand's spring '12 lookbook. Not that we're complaining — we gladly welcome the new platforms and four-inches stilettos that perfectly compliment the collection's classic pieces, all jazzed up with fun and flirty prints. A firm favorite of
Kate Middleton The Duchess of Cambridge and a direct recipient of the "Kate effect," L.K.'s the master of producing wearable, sophisticated clothes that aren't too fashion-forward. Indeed, the wrap-around dresses and bermuda shorts are office-ready without sacrificing the va-va-voom factor, while, in particular, a pencil skirt and a tailored blue jacket are begging to make the royal appearance rounds. And, with Pippa in mind, no doubt, the London-based line also provides plenty choices for outside the 9-to-5 world, too — sexy enough for a night out at Guy Pelham's latest boite. You know what they say about all work and no play, don't you?
Click through to preview the collection and weigh in on what pieces you think Kate will sport this spring.
Photo: Courtesy of L.K. Bennett
The only thing more eye-catching than a well-dressed woman is one with a well-dressed partner on her arm. And, French brand The Kooples somehow manages to dig up the raddest couples ever for its campaigns, season after season.
Then again, maybe any couple would look this badass in The Kooples' updated take on classic read
With the increase in plus-size stores (both brick-and-mortar and online), companies are beginning to realize they need to put a little effort into standing out from the crowd. And, this new collection is putting one such retailer leagues beyond the rest. read