Carnaby Street in the late Sixties — with its blend of hippie, Mod and what became classic rock ’n’ roll. Tory Burch tapped into that energy for pre-fall, handling it in a way she called “prim but free-spirited” for a balance of the structured shapes of the time — short shorts, miniskirts and tailored jackets — and easy paisley dresses worn with gigantic organic necklaces to fl aunt a girl’s liberal side. Anything remotely Mod-related has a chance of looking dated, particularly in the palette of browns and oranges associated with that era, which Burch often favors. She managed that risk by treating molded peacoats and bombers with techy, bonded fabrics and clean graphic windowpane plaids for a lightness that was further softened by poor-boy knits, a plethora of suedes and fluid prints.

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