There’s nothing more coveted to a fashion girl than sporting pieces from up-and-coming designers ahead of the masses. Of course prized labels like Saint Laurent, Gucci, Versace and the like will always have their place, but there’s always room for a few new names on the list. In the spirit of the fast-approaching Fall/Winter 2016 shows, we thought what better time to get acquainted with the latest crop of designers sure to make a mark on the scene. From social media standouts to a stellar designer return, 10 labels to get familiar with now.
Designers To Know Now
For the girl coveting an everyday approach to the avant-garde, Jacquemus in a must with fractured pieces, sharp tailoring and inside-out design.
What to buy: Layered one shoulder top
Self-Portrait is the buzzed-about line you've probably seen on Instagram, replete with feminine frocks and intricate design. From darling to daring, this London line is a must for the girly-girl seeking an edge.
What to buy: Sheer and lace mini dress
For wearable clothes amid conceptual design, Eckhaus Latta's offerings survey an artsy approach. Look to this New York brand for an alluring layering piece or statement separate.
What to buy: Cropped knit tank
Gabriela Hearst hits a high note when it comes to luxe minimalism. Evoking an urbane elegance with a smart and streamlined approach, the collection is not without a sprinkling of equally desirable sartorial pieces.
What to buy: Brushed cashmere skirt
Targeted at those seeking unfussy luxury, Protagonist boasts clean lines and immaculate fabrics. Cool-girl minimalists, take note.
What to buy: Crisp poplin shirt
For those seeking customized classics at an affordable price, STAUD is the first of its kind. From streamlined silhouettes to trend-driven separates, this LA-based brand guarantees made-to-order pieces in 2.5 weeks or less.
What to buy: Double-slit maxi dress
Urban elegance is the name of the game for Baja East—an essential line for those seeking streetwise separates with polished appeal.
What to buy: Asymmetrical wrap skirt
For those considering volume, Spanish-designer Sybilla has returned to the scene with a sleek approach (read: rounded shoulders, elongated necklines and fluid shapes.)
What to buy: Overlapping cape coat
For the freethinker seeking minimalist references, look no further than Brother Vellies. With the underpinnings of ethos and a refined point of view, this Brooklyn-based collection offers clever, bohemian footwear with spectacular restraint.
What to buy: Fuzzy sandals
Ryan Roche delivers a collection of delicate, ethereal pieces that are at once cozy and casual. Reflecting precise execution and forward-thinking design, this New York brand is a preeminent choice for mastering minimalist ease.
What to buy: Turtleneck poncho
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