Words by Emma Connell
June 15th, 2017
Although we readily put our hands up to loving the Spanish high street giant, Zara, just a little too much, it can be frustrating when everyone else is of the same opinion and taste, and therefore, the likelihood of a friend turning up to a party with the same top is not uncommon and a tad bothersome. So, to broaden your horizons we have rounded up the best brands to note just in case you feel like giving Zara some space. The below mentioned will give you some fresh materials to work with it over the coming months.
Founded by London College of Fashion graduate, Sandra Sandor, the contemporary womenswear designer prides her Hungarian brand on easy-to-wear looks with unexpected finishes offering an informal take on millennial beauty. You can expect to find a plethora of quality basics with an elevated twist that will leave you hungry for more.
The Miami based brand has gone from strength to strength after launching back in 2013 with fashion blogger and artistic genius Simonett Pereira. Her aim is to drive high design with feasible price points that explore new concepts within a woman’s wardrobe. If you love deconstructed classics you will want to check in with this style haven.
Celebrity labeled ‘it brand’ Realisation par has shot to stardom since starting in 2013 by talented duo Alexander Spencer and Teale Talbot. If you haven’t noticed already their signature tea dresses and silk tops have flooded the feeds of Instagram with Margot Robbie and Bella Hadid being considerable fans. Upon visiting this page will make you realise you have been missing out.
If you are an avid print lover, this London based brand offers relaxed pieces with a unique edge that will satisfy all your needs. Original buyers at ASOS, best-friends Henrietta Rix and Orlagh McCloskey offer to inject contemporary bespoke pieces to your wardrobe with a hint of 70’s timelessness. Browse Rixo for an instant explosion of visual stimulation.
French ‘it’ girl Jeanne Damas created a line that effortlessly embodies her signature laid-back look early last year. Rouje which includes a number of Parisian basics such as flared jeans, mini skirts and silk camisoles have seemingly left an online presence after selling out almost every piece within minutes, which is undoubtably impressive for the brand newcomer. To stock up on elevated basics be sure to log on, Fast!
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