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Creative Director Sarah Burton joined the label in 2010,and quickly forged her international reputation as the designer to watch, when she designed Catherine Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge's wedding gown. She now oversees the direction and development of all the collections of the brand. The Brand can be described as innovative, emotional, uncompromising, romantic and provocative - a brand that has become synonymous with modern culture.
Creative director Wes Gordon took over from Carolina Herrera in 2018. His simple goal is to "fill the world with more Joy". With each new season we are seeing bold elegance paired with modern refinement, dressing high profile women such as Michelle Obama, Glenn Close, and the Duchess of Sussex.
Creative Director Hedi Slimane, was appointed to the brand in 2018. The French designer is know for shaking up the fashion industry by introducing androgynous skinny silhouettes. His appointment to the Celine brand has not been smooth sailing, with the Old Celine movement mourning its previous creative director - Phoebe Philo. Heldi Slimane has replaced the brand's traditional style with his personal signature "driven by youth culture, indie rock, and sulking adolescence."
Creative Director Virginie Viard, has been named the replacement of Karl Lagerfeld. While relatively unknow, she has worked alongside Karl for more then 30 years. The house of Chanel was established by the founder Coco Chanel in 1909. The brand today is still synonymous with luxury, based on the ideas of the founder Coco Chanel, but it now offers a modern bent to old traditions.
Creative Director Lutz Huelle, has been named the successor of Josep Font, who stepped down from his role in September 2019. The Delpozo Brand embraces couture techniques with a modern sensibility to create femininity pieces that are unique for the contemporary woman. The hallmarks of the atelier include volume, colour, and silhouette, intricate embroideries that are used throughout the collections to create ethereal and timeless aesthetics.
Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri, is one of the few women at the helm of a luxury powerhouse. She has radically modernised Dior since her debut in 2016. Her designs are based on Female individuality - celebrating women for their beauty as well as there power.
Creative Directors Domencio Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, create a world made up of sensations, traditions, and culture, while embracing their Mediterranean heritage. The house was founded in 1985, with the explosion of bold prints, baroque touches and embellishments extended to ready to wear. Lace and corsetry, bright florals, trim suiting and whimsical designs reminiscent of Italian pottery characterize the house’s over-the-top aesthetic.
Creative Director and founder Emilia Wickstead, created her label in 2008. Her gowns are often photographed on the most influential women of our time, and she has become a favourite for celebrities on the red carpet. With a modern, ladylike aesthetic, her gowns are seasonless, elegant and sophisticated.
Creative Director and founder Erdem Moraliogl, created the label in 2005. His signature aesthetic is of softly sweeping dresses and floral prints. The designer has gained critical acclaim with his blend of overtly feminine silhouettes and moody, meticulous prints.
Central Saint Martins graduate Kym Ellery was Fashion Editor of Australian magazine RUSSH before establishing her eponymous line. The Perth-born designer is renowned for her innovative use of fabrics and modern cuts – expect sculptural yet wearable silhouettes that feel modern and flattering.
Creative director and founder Goen Jong, created the label in 2012. The brand has seen extraordinary growth, attributed purely to her own design and aesthetics, capturing romantic but contemporary attitude.
Creative director Alessandro Michele, joined the house in 2015. Gucci was founded in Italy in 1921. Alesandro has been very successful in turning the languishing brand into a kooky, idiosyncratic and impressively hot label. He champions women to be daring, curiously compelling and with a streak of mystery. 'Fashion is about creating emotion - it's not necessarily rational"
Hervé Léger pioneered the bodycon look in the '80s, and the name has been synonymous with the style ever since. Relaunched in 2007, the signature bandage dress continues to strike a chord with a new generation of fashion fans. Don’t miss the flattering off-the-shoulder silhouettes in our edit.
Creative director and founder Johanna Ortiz, established her label in 2011. The label is synonymous with Ultra feminine aesthetic and a sultry elegance , with vibrant colours and prints adorned with bows and frills. Through her use of luxurious textiles which come in unexpected colour combinations, Ortiz creates garments for women who value versatility and comfort, while still personifying the social aspirations of the elites. Sophisticated touches uncover her impeccable craftsmanship and create an unforgettable style.
Creative director and founder Catherine Holstein, created the label in 2016. Based in New York, the label builds upon its foundations each season, creating a robust yet polished collection distinguished by exceptional materials and subtle yet striking details.
Creative directors and founders Karen Daccarett and Francisco Leal created their Colombian label in 2006 . Their label is based on designing collections that merge the Colombian heritage with European and Middle Eastern influences, to add a modern touch. Clients from the First Lady to the country's top socialites wear their designs. Known for their structured yet feminine pieces with innovative design.
Creative director Jonathan Anderson, started with the 170 year old brand in 2013 and has created a new chapter to the brand focusing on craft and culture. The brand was established in Madrid in 1846 with its often mispronounced name ("low-ay-ve"). Now with Anderson at the helm, the brand has transformed into a modern day house. This has been made evident through an intellectual approach to fashion, and creating culture spaces around retail.
Creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere, has been at the helm of the brand since 2013. Ghesquiere has regularly showcased his designs with shows in architectural landmarks including the Louvre. He has been credited with re-energising the French house's fashion offerings, restoring it's high luxury offerings.
Creative Director and co-founder Georgina Chapman, founded the brand in 2004. Her ethos is to bring back the art of romance one dress at a time. Her designs win our hearts by telling love stories that reflect our times. Making women feel confident and beautiful, is at the heart of the brand.
Creative director and founder Maria Lucia Hohan, created her brand in 2003. Known for her exquisite ultra-feminine, flowing dresses, worn by celebrities including Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Jennifer Hudson to name a few. Her gowns are produced in a similar manner to a couture atelier lending to that perfect gown.
Creative Director and CEO Miuccia Prada, established the brand in 1993, and was named after her childhood nickname. A style set favourite, known for it's playful take on femininity. Creating designs with playful prints, artist details and exaggerated silhouettes are what the house is known for.
Creative director Massimo Giorgetti, created the brand in 2009. The brand is known for it its extremely contemporary and modern style, founded by the tradition of great tailoring. MSGM has cult like status amongst a youthful fashion crowd.
Creative directors Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia returned to the brand in 2017. The brand was established in 1965, by the late Oscar De la Renta. Known for unequivocally glamorous designs - think full skirts and fitted waists, forever a champion of classically feminine silhouettes.
Creative director Miuccia Prada, is currently at the helm of a brand founded in 1913. Prada is one of the most influential fashion houses in the world today. Evoking a modern take on innovative yet timeless pieces.
Creative director and founder Rasida Lakoba, launched her label in Russia in 2012. She believes femininity isn't a trend. Her designs showcase luxe sequinned suits and dramatic on-shoulder gowns, flavouring an understated silhouette. The label's head turning designs are a regular fixture on the red carpet.
RED (which stands for Romantic Eccentric Dress, as well as the company's trademark hue) is a line from fashion powerhouse Valentino. Fusing the main label's signature sophistication with RED's cool and romantic ethos, it's filled with playful party dresses, ruffled knits and neatly tailored coats.
Creative directors Henrietta Rix & Orlagh McCloskey, launched the brand in 2015, bringing their love of vintage to contemporary ready-to-wear. The brand champions the idea that" saving the best isn't necessary and getting dressed up is for the everyday."
Creative Director and founder Roksanda Ilinncic is based in London and launched her brand in 2014. She has a signature artistic influence, and champions colour and clever cuts in her designs. Renowned for sculptural shapes, prints, fabrics and vibrant colours - she aims to show how femininity and empowerment can be shown in both strength and vulnerability.
Creative director Rolound Mouret, started his brand in 1997. As a self taught creative, made famous by his number one hit the "galaxy dress". "I drape, I touch, the fabric takes the lead and the element of transformation is always magical to me". His collections focus on fabric and form, using vibrant colours and body-con cuts to flatter the female silhouette.
Creative director Anthony Vaccarello, has been at the helm of the label since 2016. The house was established in 1962 by the revolutionary designer Yves Saint Laurent. Vaccarello infuses his designs with a classic look, with a tough yet romantic update. The. brand has gained celebrity following, dressing Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cryus, Gwyneth Paltrow to name a few.
Creative director and founder Stella McCartney, launched her label in 2001. At the heart of Stella McCartney’s brand is an ethos of sustainability and innovation that never sacrifices design or craftsmanship. She is renowned for her sharp, simple tailoring with a feminine edge and considerate approach to wearable design
Saloni Lodha’s Indian heritage and nomadic lifestyle inspire her brand – the name of which means ‘beautiful’ in Sanskrit. Since launching in 2011, its collections have become known for vibrant colors, playful prints and flattering draped dresses.
Creative director and founder Susie Cave, launched the brand in 2014. The brand was named after her husband Nick Cave's unfinished novel. Her designs, are demure and dignified, with an attention to detail that sets it apart.
Founders Yago Goicoechea and Riccardo Audisio define Taller Marmo as a fusion of luxurious design with ‘60s and ‘70s-inspired spirit. Based in Milan, the label uses quality fabrics to craft eveningwear that mirrors styles seen on the likes of Elizabeth Taylor and Sophia Loren. Discover the elegant silk kaftans in our edit.
American lifestyle brand Tory Burch is known for its beautiful, timeless designs and rich storytelling that evokes optimism and joy. The eponymous founder draws inspiration from travel, art and interiors and women globally, as well as her parents' effortless style, to create collections that are classic with a modern sensibility. Our edit includes everything from printed dresses and chic separates to vibrant swimsuits and beachwear.
Creative director Pierpaolo Piccoli, joined the house in 2016. The house was established in 1959, and Piccoli has been artfully combining the brand's heritage with the fashion movement of today. Creating a byword for elegance within the fashion elite, due to it's uniqueness and focus on impeccable craftmanship. Balancing the romantic and refined with risk-taking and rebellious, covering everything from show stopping gowns to elevated streetwear.
Iconic Italian brand Versace is synonymous with more-is-more glamour. After Gianni Versace's tragic death in 1997, sister Donatella took charge, perfecting the label's boldly feminine aesthetic. We love its candy-colored accessories, eye-popping cocktail dresses and signature goddess gowns. Don't miss Versace’s ultimate party capsule, which is inspired by the brand's own archive and embodies the hedonistic spirit of the '90s. The collection is defined by bold baroque prints, high-shine metallics and the iconic gold Medusa logo - a symbol of power, beauty and strength.
Creative director and founder Zac Posen closes his namesake brand in 2019. His designs will forever live in vintage finds and the classic Sex in the City movie, where you can see the ladies head-to-toe in his beautiful gowns at Carrie's wedding.