20 Feb '13, 9pm

great designers and inspiring story #preen

great designers and inspiring story #preen

Preen was foundered in 1996 by Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi, with a joint love of all things Victoriana, a passion for recycling, and with that masculine and feminine, hard/soft mix the couple bring to their designs. Their debut collection at London Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2001 compromised of punkish elements; vintage lace and hand crafted effects, this collection received rave reviews, discribed as a sartorial traditional clash, with a very British sense of tongue-in-cheek chic. Liberty Ross wore their ‘rosary bead’ blouse to the British fashion awards straight from the runway, putting Preen firmly on the fashion map. Subsequent collections have built on this early success, with increasing sales and extensive press attention. As a regular must-see show on London Fashion week schedule, Preen made the decision to move their twice yearly runway shows to New York ...

Full article: http://www.preen.eu/about/

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preen.eu 17 Feb '13, 9am

Emeli Sande in the Sunday times in Preen dress @ Matches