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LA Fashion Week: Collars Pop at B.Son

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The Location: COLA Fashion Week at the Lady Liberty Building

The Skinny: B.Son is a San Fransisco label that combines elements of Japanese design with an understated California aesthetic. Fun fact: The design team is made up of former Nice Collective designer Brandon Scott and Rebecca Beeson, whose line of upscale jersey dresses and tees is found in just about any given boutique around town.

The Crowd: Buzzed and sweaty fashion kids trickling in from Market Week - we spotted an impromptu dance party to the soundtrack of Kings of Leon and MGMT.

The Takeaway: We could definitely see the Japanese influence on this collection, especially in the origami-like collars on hooded wool parkas. The collection also blended elements of hip-hop and hipster style, via lots of hoods, geometrically-patterned scarves and super-skinny cuffed trousers. It sounds like a strange combination, but it worked for us, especially when luxed up with oversized leather weekend bags slung over the shoulder.

· B.Son [Official Site]
· LA Fashion Week AW09 [Racked Archives]