Founded in 1996 by husband and wife team, Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi, Preen is a medley of contradictions - masculine lines mixed in with feminine strokes, a hardness that’s underlined with a gentle softness, and punkish elements intertwined with vintage lace. Preen’s shocking pink slip dresses and dip-dyed flower print long skirts have a neo-grunge element to them that’s tailor-made for the ultimate Preen woman – a successful professional who hasn’t lost her former edge, she goes to the festival grounds from the boardroom. Preen’s retro line hints of a nineties flavor – mini florals, long, bias-cut shifts, and floor-length speckled gowns – no wonder its such a hit among many high-profile women, including Kate Moss, Scarlett Johansson, Cate Blanchett, Beyonce, Rihanna, Gwyneth Paltrow and First Lady Michelle Obama. Revered for its deconstructed tailoring, utilitarian separates, off-kilter elegance and streamlined sophistication, Preen often resists definition – let’s just say this London based brand is the ultimate British tongue-in-cheek chic!
Ladies, you may have to wear a suit to work, but by no means does it have to be boring. Take a cue from the runway's fresh iterations (bold colors, leather details, striking digital prints) and stock your closet with bright silk button-downs, draped pencil skirts, tweed blazers, and more sharply tailored pieces, made to mix-and-match all season long.
Femininity, futuristic elegance, and sculptural silhouettes — you’ll find it all in this collection from statement-making labels Martin Grant and Preen. Grant incorporates the art of bespoke tailoring and sharp geometry into silk dresses and undeniably modern suiting. While Preen’s design duo of Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi marry sophisticated solids and prints in their offering of colorblocked shifts and sheaths, capelet jackets, and polished blouses.
From party-ready frocks to winter-ready jackets, these must-have picks are sure to go fast.
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