March 29, 2019 by Modern Press Autumn Winter, Brands 0

Dorinne Negrau & His Vocabulary of Fashion

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.

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March 28, 2019 by Modern Press Autumn Winter, Brands 0

Esse – Twin Designed Daywear

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.

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March 28, 2019 by Modern Press Autumn Winter, Brands 0

Connexion – The French Riviera Touch

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. […]

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March 19, 2019 by Modern Press Brands 0

Charlotte London – Redefining the Blazer

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.

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March 13, 2019 by Modern Press Autumn Winter, Brands 0

Toutouse – Quality Knitwear Since 1955

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.

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March 5, 2019 by Modern Press Autumn Winter, Brands 0

Pierpaolo Cassone – The Allure of Couture

Pierpaolo Cassone, a native of Calabria, Italy, started his couture brand in 2013. This wedding planner turned couture designer is famous for his gowns made of French lace, silk, handmade embroideries, and Swarovski crystals. While using his prior wedding planning background, Pierpaolo Cassone began designing wedding and ceremony gowns. The dresses all have a feminine mystique and elegance about them. Gown styles range from conservative to sexy, in order to make any woman who wears them feel beautiful and confident. Dresses and pant suits, adorned with lace, in the colors, black and deep red are in his most recent collection. Specifically in these two looks, Cassone uses sheer fabrics in order to create sexy looks, while also remaining chic. These looks created by Pierpaolo Cassone embody all of the unique qualities that couture has to offer.  To conclude, his ability of combining chic and sexy elements to create one of a kind pieces is something to admire.

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March 5, 2019 by Modern Press Brands, Spring Summer 0

D4S London – A New Brand on the Rise

The Henry Daniel Fashion Group founded D4S London, a new accessories brand, in 2018. Providing luxury, handmade goods at an affordable price is the main goal of the brand. With this intention in mind, they began to craft evening bags and clutches, rucksacks, and now, beach bags. Specifically, their newest collection “The Beach Collection,” shown below. Regarding the collection, the variety in trendy colors, styles, and patterns provide the perfect addition to any beach look. Not only are the bags trendy and casual, but they are still handmade with quality materials; classifying them as luxury, so they are also pieces that will hold up among wear-and-tear. Striped and leopard printed beach bags shown are large and able to carry many items necessary for a day at the beach. Whereas the rucksacks, shown in green and orange, are easy to wear and a more contemporary approach to the style. Overall, the affordable luxury brand of D4S London’s newest beach collection is perfect and gets everyone ready for summer.

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March 5, 2019 by Modern Press Autumn Winter, Brands 0

Deko’z – Hong Kong Sport Meets Style

Deko’z, a Hong Kong based brand provides affordable yet stylish fashion for all those who shop it. They take pride in their products as well as exceed the expectations behind the photographs. Not only are their products photogenic, but make the woman who wears them feel confident with herself. All the while including items that are affordable, Deko’z has become an incredibly popular brand. With their newest collection, presented for Fall/Winter ’19, “Be Sportive & Be Stylish,” provides a wide variety of styles. Thinking of versatility and variety, the collection is designed to transition from day to night with ease. As well as provide comfort for the wearer, while still looking stylish. These products allow the shopper to dress them up or down, depending on the occasion. Combining comfort, style, and affordability can be considered a tripe threat for a brand. And Deko’z is here to rise to the occasion.

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March 11 – Bohemian Luxe Style

March 11 is a United States based company that focuses on providing its customers with premium, bohemian luxe clothing. Robert Mishchenko, a Ukrainian stylist, founded the brand in March of 2015 in New York. Furthermore, traveling, people watching, and exploring new cultures are Mishchenko’s biggest inspirations while designing. That being said, all of the clothing within the March 11 brand has a bohemian theme, with luxe tied in with it. One of their most recent collections features Resort-wear for 2019, shown below. The collection features a range of styles and colors. All the while, creating a cohesive collection sticking to the brand’s bohemian-luxe style. From caftans, to mini, midi, and maxi dresses; all the pieces offer a light and airy feeling. The brand shows their value of being inclusive by using a model of older age in part of the photo shoots. It shows that women of all ages can wear the garments, as long as they have an appreciation for style.

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March 4, 2019 by Modern Press Brands 0

La Condesa – Spanish Made Jackets

Marina Conde, started La Condesa, or The Countess, in 2010 in Spain. One of her slogans is “more is more” and that can be seen in her military inspired jackets. She takes these jackets and puts her own personal touch and style on them. La Condesa celebrates femininity in their jackets. The brand uses a signature pink color in all of the garments. In addition to the pink, the well tailored jackets boast bright colors and lively patterns. Marina Conde wants to have fun with her designs. Rock & Rock, unicorns, neon lights, and crowns are just a few of her favorite things. Her garments showcase this personality, as well as a Baroque touch she adds to many of them. Her girl boss attitude and drive pushes her every day to create these garments. After one of her jackets appeared in Rolling Stone magazine, her designs and brand continued to grow. Nowadays, her brand has grown from just jackets, to dresses and t-shirts, as well as mens collections. However, her jackets continue to remain the focus of the brand. Overall, Marina Conde is a rockstar designer who makes rockstar clothing, who’s high energy brand continues to thrive in Spain, and other countries.

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