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Meanwhile in Bucktown, we were struck for a second when we saw last week that p.45’s fall 2011 buy was full of fantastic choices - this buy has a strong focus on prints and patterns leading into next year. Starting with Athe Vanessa Bruno whose garments have a wispy prairie feel with delicate floral prints. Then moving through the racks to Rachel Comey who explains that her "prints act like textures." Rachel's season employs a range of prints from romantic dahlia buds to computer generated abstractions. Finally, the third best-buy at p.45 is Bensoni's new looks which pull inspiration from costume-inspired forms saturated in heavy plaids and faux snake skin. The gals at shop tell us (with expert knowledge) the patterns and prints look best if mixed together for a strong message not for the faint at heart.
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