While attending Pharmacy school in Romania, Dorin Negrau came to the realization that fashion and beauty were his passions; as opposed to pharmaceuticals. Therefore, he quickly dropped out and switched his focus into fashion by creating collections. In contrast to most designers, Dorin Negrau intends to honor the everyday woman. His designs are suitable for all body types and is meant to be inclusive. As his collections began to grow, he’s expanded his availability throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States. In addition to his collections, he also has his own set of vocabulary in order to describe the garments. To name a few; “bedouin,” meaning “the desire to travel, self discover and find the free spirit in the eternal search;” “bossa,” defined as, “a sexless lifestyle filled with sensuality;” and “ella” which means, “a volcanic explosion of angels in our life.” All of these words, and more symbolize and define his collections.Read On
Esse, a Milan based brand, started by twin sisters with the desire to express their complimentary personalities through their collection. Within their Fall Winter 2020 collection, color blocking and symmetry are prominent designs and concepts. The color scheme mainly shows neutral colors; black, white, navy, and gray, with a small pop of green and maroon. However, the silhouettes vary a bit more. Not only are there fit and flares, but Esse also has slender fit silhouettes, as well as A-line dresses. These different silhouettes offer the perfect shape for every body type. In addition to the silhouettes, the necklines of the garments vary as well. They range from turtlenecks, to boat necks, to V-neck cuts. Therefore, the sophisticated day wear of Esse is designed for all kinds of women with all body types. The dynamic duo of twin sisters merged their styles together in order to create this simplistic, modern collection.Read On
Connexion, a collection born from Akhesa, a brand of rich history from the French Riviera. After founding in 1998, the brand represents femininity, elegance, adventure, and sensuality. By taking natural and authentic materials from all over the world, Akhesa is a leader in leather and fur design. The brand focuses on creating looks that are for the modern woman and all occasions. Whether the garment is for the day or night, a chic or casual outfit; Akhesa and now, Connexion, have the proper jacket or coat. With that being said, the most recent collection from Connexion is completely on trend. Connexion’s quality fur is paired with popular colors and prints. Gold and neutral tones are paired together, as well as alongside leopard print. Within the past few months, animal prints were and huge trend and do not show any signs of stopping. In contrast to those, cooler tones of blue and silver are in a color blocking pattern. The latest collection is fashion forward complete with the animal print trend that is showing no signs of slowing down. With the combination of trending colors and prints, and the craftsmanship of Akhesa, Connexion’s collection is perfect for the A/W 19-20 season.
Forget the common thought that a blazer is all work and no play. The London-based brand, Charlotte London, is here to show that blazers are a fool-proof accessory to any outfit.
Charlotte London’s aim is “to bring a little fun, elegance, and glamour into everyday life.” That being said, her wide variations of blazers perfectly portray that. Between the materials, styles, colors, and prints there is a blazer or jacket available for any look and occasion.
Throughout the brand’s multitude of look books, the versatility of the blazers is prominent. Different major cities are paired with the looks. In particular, Palm Beach, New York, London, and Shanghai, to name a few. Each look book fully displays how blazers themselves transition from day to night. Therefore, whether the blazer is worn to work, as a playful accessory, or the perfect addition to a happy-hour look, Charlotte London has plenty of options.
Charlotte London is all about adding a hint of London posh to every outfit, and these blazers do just that. Although throwing on a blazer may seem a part of the day-to-day routine, with Charlotte London’s blazers, they take an ordinary outfit and add elegance and glamour to any ensemble.Read On
“The difference lies in the details” is founder of La Ritz, Valetina’s, motto. Her passion furthered her to launch the brand, La Ritz, named after her mother’s nickname. Using the finest craftsmanship to create T-shirts, natural yarns, and hand sewn appliques, and trimmings all come together to finalize the looks. The brand strives to create a sense of adventure in their newest collection. Therefore, a more basic silhouette complements the yarn work. Whether that is used as fringe on the sleeves, down the shoulder, or around the collar. In addition to the copious amounts of tops the brand creates, there are also a few mini and maxi dresses. These dresses are complete with the fringe work typical of the company. One set of mini dresses is complete with neon fringe, colors that are in style for the season. To conclude, the brand creates unique garments with materials found from all over the world.Read On
Toutouse, derived from the brand, Gold Knit, which combines modern and traditional knitwear. Gold Knit, founded by Flavio and Maria Luigia in 1955. Later on, in 1972, after a trip to New York City, Flavio and Maria started Toutouse. New York’s innovation and dynamic qualities were the inspiration for this new brand. Toutouse focuses on the cutting edge trends in knitwear and produces them with the utmost of quality. Their most recent collection has fun and trending patterns like a zebra print and tribal print. Combining these fashion forward patterns with high quality knitwear is a recipe for success for this brand.Read On