American preppy met traditional English attire in Stella McCartney’s pre-fall collection, a fusion of her own pedigree shown Monday in her typical informal party atmosphere, this time at the West Village restaurant One If By Land, Two If By Sea. McCartney took over the townhouse and staged it with cliques of models giggling, socializing and playing pool, or “snooker” if you’re English, while wearing tuxedo tailored coats with a hint of couture curves in the caped sleeves. There were pajamalike pants and square tops done in pop-colored monogrammed embroideries, and big, black-and-green buffalo checks shown on a poncho and the sleeves of a coat in an equestrian vignette, complete with organic cotton khaki riding pants that paired well with the platform boots with sustainable wood heels. For evening, looks included embroidered lace separates and metallic brocades.

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