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21/02/2016 07:03 GMT | Updated 21/02/2016 16:59 GMT

London Fashion Week: Lessons In Seductive Style From Preen's #LFW Show

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21:  Models walk the runway at the Preen by Thornton Bregazzi show during London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016/17 at TopShop Show Space on February 21, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Models walk the runway at the Preen by Thornton Bregazzi show during London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016/17 at TopShop Show Space on February 21, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)

Preen served up a serious lesson in the art of sensual winter style with a catwalk laden with sheer fabrics, sequins and velvet at London Fashion Week.

The British label founded in 1996 by Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi, was built on a passion for Victoriana and a penchant for mixing the hard with the soft - two elements that were very much at the forefront of their Autumn/Winter 2016 collection on display at the TopShop Show Space on Sunday 21 February.

The contrasting fabrics and textured details were a feast for the senses. So if you want to channel the tactile aesthetic here are eight things we learnt from the show:

1. Layering can be revealing.

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2. Velvet bows worn on your head, neck or feet add a tactile element to any outfit.

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3. Jewels shouldn't only be worn on your body.

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4. Exaggerate your silhouette with oversized sleeves.

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5. Bedhead is beautiful.

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6. Power texture combos include: Faux fur and sequins...


... leather and lace...

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... knits with silk ...

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... and velvet with sheer.

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7. Pink can be powerful.

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8. Compliment rich fabrics with makeup that is subtle with a sheen.

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