The off-duty update:
Bold, playful flats have become a wardrobe mainstay for fashion’s front row. Our favorite pairs – courtesy of Charlotte Olympia, Nicholas Kirkwood and Alexander McQueen – come supercharged in candy hues, animal patterns and tactile fabrics.
Get penelope’s look
WHO: The wide-eyed British model who defined late ‘60s fashion.
HER LOOK: Lashings of mascara, poker-straight hair and haute bohemia dresses and kinky boots.
THE CATWALK TRIBUTE: Hedi Slimane's Saint Laurent debut styled Kasia Struss as an SS13 Tree in a sweeping cape.
HOW TO WORK IT NOW: With a dose of rock-chick attitude – Slimane added pin-sharp heels.
Penelope Tree was discovered at Truman Capote’s famous ballcredits
Words by Natalie Rigg and Clare Coulson. Photograph: Bruce Anderson; Condé Nast Archive/Corbis