With legends like Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen leading the british fashion scene, it's not hard to image a little punk-chic walking the runway. Monday's shows gave the world all that and more including:
Girly Gingham at Christopher Kane, Full slide show here.
Ladylike style at Luella, Full slide show here.
and masterful punk meets-parliment at Paul Smith, Full slide show here.
Best Place to find Christopher Kane, Luellea, and Paul Smith in the Bay Area?
Department Stores: Barneys carries the best collection of the designers
Boutiques: Azalea in Hayes Valley has an extremely eclectic collection of brands and labels, often featuring British labels like Paul Smith
Online: Nothing compares to Yoox
Discount: Thread Lounge in Hayes Valley, first quality, and often in season the small shop is worth weekly checks for European designer styles.
After nearly a decade's absence, Burberry Prorsum came back with a roar of knotty twists and ties that complimented coats and dresses alike. Full slide show here.