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At Wildfox, Jane Austen Goes Grunge

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Wildfox's fashion week shows are always a party. Whether it's saluting Charlie's Angels in Miami or reviving the Roaring Twenties in NYC, they never lack a playfully nostalgic theme, reminding us that fashion should never be taken too seriously. The LA-based label's fall 2014 range is just as imaginative, saluting "Jane Austen, England and sisters."

For her first-ever NYFW runway show (past events have always been in presentation form), Wildfox creative director Kimberley Gordon unveiled a grunge-meets-whimsical collection called "Sense & Eccentricity," a play on Austen's classic novel, Sense and Sensibility. LA bloggers like Olivia Lopez of Lust for Life and Courtney Trop of Always Judging looked on as 18th Century England-inspired wares merged with Wildfox's signature '90s touch. (Think loose knits with flouncy skirts and chunky socks with lace-up boots.) See below for some key style takeaways, including a vase-free way to display flowers.

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