Henry Holland’s collections have never been for retiring types, and this season the designer gave houndstooth checks and chevron stripes his Technicolor treatment. Some of the looks — such as a baby-doll dress in pink satin houndstooth, or a striped Lycra jumpsuit with flared pants — seemed destined solely for Holland’s coterie of celebrity fans, such as Pixie Geldof, who sat in the front row. Packing more of a commercial punch were cable-knit sweaters in a rainbow of chevron stripes, and a slinky navy silk dress adorned with a flash of the same pattern.

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