LONDON — So, did London dazzle or disappoint? American buyers shopping the spring collections, which ended here Monday, were divided about the season: Some said it was a major letdown, while others were excited about what they saw as the city’s new edge.

"Overall, I don’t think it was a good season. It felt like London’s freshman year, meaning I don’t think the designers are quite ready yet to sell," said Beth Buccini, the co-owner of Kirna Zabête. "They’re not there yet; they need more time. But we’re optimistic. We feel like there are so many designers to watch." Buccini said she liked Tata-Naka’s and Eley Kishimoto’s prints, and Sophia Kokosalaki’s color palette.

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