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House of Holland Fall 2012 Runway Review

Sure there was a head-to-toe oversized houndstooth look and a 70s-esque shaggy goat hair coat with a zig zag color scheme – both of which looked surprisingly fantastic – but overall, the House of Holland Fall 2012 collection was more approachable than what most have come to expect from designer Henry Holland, and that’s not a bad thing.

Tailored silhouettes, including seventies-style bell bottoms and second skin dresses, made up the bulk of the collection with bright colors and unexpected pattern combinations keeping Holland’s exuberant tendencies in tact. Patterned shifts, striped leggings, leather pencil skirts, and retro jumpsuits made for a fun, flirtatious collection that was wearable without feeling commercial. That said, I can’t help but miss Holland's witty slogan tees…