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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
It’s Fashion Theory 101: Even though there’s been little to indicate that hem lengths have anything to do with the economy, it’s a connection that people point to as evidence that fashion and society are innately connected. When times are good, skirts get shorter; during hard times, lengths get lengthier (never mind read
Shoes. Let's get some shoes. No, seriously. We pretty much want everything we spotted on the streets of NYC during Fashion Week. Shoes can make or break an outfit. And, that's why, this season more than ever, showgoers brought their A game in the footwear department.
Normcore invaded the street style scene this year, read