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From dreaming up trippy-twee editorials and styling for Rodarte to revealing her vintage wardrobe inspo, there are many reasons why LA-based stylist Shirley Kurata is our retro-technicolor spirit animal. Proving that imitation is truly the highest form of flattery, London-based designer Peter Jensen modeled his latest spring 2016 collection after the local style star.
"I've always really liked the way she presents herself," the whimsical designer (and frequent Kurata collaborator) told WWD. At his London Fashion Week presentation this week, he sent out an army of Kurata clones—all sporting the Silver Lake shop owner's signature bowl cut and oversized sunnies—in a range of Swinging Sixties-inspired silhouettes as an ode to his Cali-based muse.
Colorblocked peter pan-collared dresses, polo shirts with a cactus pocket paired with A-line skirts, and even a sweater stamped with its inspiration's name captured Kurata's kinder-cool aesthetic to a 'T'. (And we want it all.) See a few key looks in the gallery above and fawn over the rest of the line here.