{runway inspiration: preen, new york}


. . . could hardly tear myself away from the preen resort 2011 collection — it is just so, so good – perhaps it’s that designers justin thornton and thea bregazzi took inspiration from brigitte bardot, or they easily and perfectly combined prim and sexy, with buttoned-up dresses and sheer, shimmery tops, pretty pleats and bits of lace — or perhaps it is the slight nod to the wild wild west that is just too impossibly cool . . .