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What AnOther Loves This Week: Kittens and Kitsch

Luxe felines, vintage Prada and collectable photo prints: there's something for everyone in this week's @anotherloves edit

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Stella McCartney's Pre-Autumn/Winter 2016 collection was all about cats – from the illustrated prints that grace skirts, dresses and fluid silk shirts (like this Loves-approved, chevron neck-lined offering) to the feline-filled campaign, featuring real life kittens draped on the season's standout supermodels. The chosen moggies – Perla the Persian, Tobia the Ragdoll and Adaline the Sphynx, all of whom came from modelling agency Pet London – were specially selected to mirror the motifs. 

Photographer Tess Hurrell is selling a selection of her oneiric prints – namely stills from her 2012 moving image piece Still Rushes. The beguiling works centre around east London waterways the Lea river and Regents canal and, to quote Turrell, "explore the movement and flow of time and the process of photography itself". "Tess is a brilliant artist that we work with a lot," says AnOther's photographic editor Holly Hay. "Her images have something rather nostalgic about them in such a nice way. I am so into photographers selling small runs of their work, it is an excuse to be surrounded by the images I love all the time."

Does rummaging through a treasure trove of vintage designer clothing and supporting a great cause sound like your ideal way to spend an hour or two? Then head down to Sadie Coles' 9 Balfour Mews store for the London for Refugees charity fashion sale, where highlights include a YSL couture evening cape, a 1960s Chanel suit and these wonderfully wavy platform wedges by Prada. Brands including Vivienne Westwood and J.W. Anderson have also donated items from their current collections, so you can seek out future collectables too. 

Midcentury modern gems abound on 1stDibs, our favourite destination for online antique foraging. This week has been a particularly gloomy one, the weather matching the post-Brexit mood, so we've sought solace (and artificial sunshine) in this pleasing lamp, complete with bronze stem and a post-box red shade which somewhat resembles a megaphone. 

Simone Rocha, queen of subversive romance, is the designer behind these spectacular earrings made of faceted yellow, pearlescent and pale pink beads. And indeed, there is a distinct nostalgia to their design, rendering them fabulously luxe versions of the kitsch plastic clip-ons little girls plead with their mothers to purchase from the party shop. Dress up for grown-ups if you like.

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