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Shrimps's Flintstones-Inspired Spring Collection Is as Fun as It Sounds

Leopard-printed coats with faux fur collars in pink and blue? Yes please.

“I can’t give away the ingredients, then everyone will find about it!” Hannah Weiland, the mastermind behind the young, fun-loving (and already beloved) faux fur label Shrimps, exclaimed when asked what materials she used to design the bright coats and scarves in her spring/summer 2015 collection, presented at London Fashion Week on Friday. What she did say was that the collection featured two new fake animal skins: stingray and pony, and that she found them through mysterious textile suppliers. “On the header of the fabric swatch card I found, they have a little Shetland pony and wrote the word ‘fake,’" Weiland said, recounting how she discovered the synthetic pony hair. “I’m like it’s a fake Shetland, ‘That’s amazing!’”

"The Flintstones" was the starting point for the collection, seen in silk pajamas (a collaboration with nightwear brand Poplin) emblazoned with Weiland’s own cartoon-like doodles of faces. “I’m a big doodler,” she said. "And I was obsessed with Pebbles Flintstone." From there, Weiland continued the pebbly theme with cool, pink faux stingray — it looked very close to the real thing — and ponyhair leopard coats (faux, of course) with fluffy blue and pink collars. Weiland even did a Shrimps take on the moto jacket, in canary yellow and blue. For the more ladylike customer, there was a long gray scarf and blue clutch decorated with pearls. And the shoes! A double-strap heel combined a glitter strap and yellow faux fur -- watch for those in street style photographs to come.

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