The Under-The-Radar Brands You’ll Love As Much As Zara

Zara’s wide range of fashion-forward and affordable finds consistently satisfy our sartorial cravings—until we walk into a party wearing the same dress as three other people. To inject a little individuality back into our wardrobes, we’ve researched some equally enticing brands that offer everything from flirty sundresses to reliable everyday essentials. Peruse our favorites here.

Adam Katz Sinding


Go-to for: Flirty dresses and edgy separates

Bershka Off-The-Shoulder Long Floral Dress, $29

Chi Chi

Go-to for: Uber-feminine cocktail looks

Chi Chi Mackenzie Top, $24, and Chi Chi Skirt, $5

Noisy May

Go-to for: Danish trend-forward pieces with a casual vibe

Noisy May V-Neck Short Cami Dress, $37


Go-to for: Scandi-style staples and denim

Monki One Shoulder Ruffle Swing Dress, $56

Petite Studio

Go-to for: Whimsical retro-inspired finds

Petite Studio Poppy Dress, $139

Nookie Wood

Go-to for: Vibrant prints

Nookie Wood Helmut Edén Jumpsuit, $149

Carolina Machado

Go-to for: Sculptural statement pieces

Carolina Machado Dungaree Jumpsuit, $149


Go-to for: Simple, lightweight staples in neutral hues

Lacausa Lady Dress, $150


Go-to for: Classic French-girl staples

Rouje Laura Dress, $180


Go-to for: Vacation-ready pieces

Nanushka Zodiak Dress, $315