Alexia Hentsch is a half-Brazilian, half-Swiss fashion and costume designer based in London. She has designed costumes for the Rio De Janeiro carnival, the Opening Ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games and is also the Founder of menswear line, Hentsch Man. Alexia recently launched a velvet bodysuit collection - bringing a sense of carnival into evening wear.
Today she mixes up all of this experience to blur the lines between fashion, costume design and womenswear. Alexia’s heart lies in using clothes and costume to create another world where the fantastical meets fashion and the everyday meets the highly, and beautifully, unusual.
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In short, AMUR was born from the concept that great style does not have to come at the expense of our environment—and that design can strike a balance between beauty and good intentions. It’s an approach that’s woven into our very name: A Mindful Use of Resources.
Using sustainable fabrics, the brand takes a current approach to event dressing. Vivid prints, sharp tailoring, and a dash of feminine flou—lend each piece an element of novelty and adventure. These are silhouettes for the contemporary woman of the world—confident enough to live conscientiously and carry a look from day to night with ease.
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Bec + Bridge is the luxe womens-wear label created in 2003 by two dynamic personalities, Becky Cooper and Bridget Yorston. The duo have carved a niche in the Australian industry with their shared vision and intuitive business sense, earning the Bec + Bridge brand a formidable reputation both locally and abroad.
The designers’ highly coveted collections consist of something for every fashion forward customer. Whether it’s their modern effortless separates or their signature luxe party frocks, crafted to elegantly embrace the female form.
Meticulous attention to detail and superior materials make for chic and desirable collections season on season.
C/MEO Collective has a vision to supply experimental designs to dictate future taste. Since establishment in 2010, C/MEO has endeavoured to build its own signature aesthetic through inspired use of directional prints, premium fabrics and strong silhouettes.
Apart, each piece created is wearable innovation; together, a formidable collection of sartorial strength, always championing beauty and form through directional design.
Cala de la Cruz is a resortwear brand, established in Cali, Columbia. It is a fresh and bold brand that finds its inspiration in the simplicity of nature and everyday life. Its exclusive textile designs are placed on timeless silhouettes that never stop being modern. Each piece is designed in such a way that when mixed, all work together, providing functionality and versatility.
It is a responsible brand that seeks to support small businesses all over Colombia. With a conscious mind, Cala de la Cruz is always searching for ways to reduce environmental impact.
SALES CONTACT: HANNAH@CLARETSHOWROOM.COM
Founded in 2012 by Rosie Iffla and Christine Tang, Fella is a Sydney based, women and kids luxury swim brand.
"We felt the swimwear market lacked a label that was simplistic but sophisticated, so high quality fabrications and beautifully tailored patterns became our focus. We design swimsuits that create support from their construction and are functional from day to night."
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An organic expansion of the t-shirt based collection, Lanston. Designer Ann Tan has used the existing brand's expert construction, fit and tailoring to create Lanston Sport, which takes a decidedly sleek and athletic feel; retaining Lanston's fusion of luxury with 'downtown cool’.
Lanston Sport showcases silhouettes that wick, support and flatter in versatile and easy-to-wear colours, perfectly complimenting a woman's active lifestyle. Using the highest quality, breathable fabrics and a stringent attention to detail - Tan has fused form, function and style to create the ultimate active wear brand for any athletic endeavour, or simply for ladies on the go.
KEY STOCKISTS: MY THERESA, MODA OPERANDI, BANDIER SALES CONTACT: HANNAH@CLARETSHOWROOM.COM
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Established in London in 2019, M.A.B.E is collection of beautifully crafted breezy summertime wardrobe essentials that marries vibrant colour and vintage-inspired prints with feminine silhouettes and easy-to-wear fabrics.
Founded by two friends, the label is named after co-founder Kirstine’s grandmother Mabel; a Danish artist, designer and muse. Drawing inspiration from its namesake, M.A.B.E channels an effortlessly artful aesthetic, reinterpreting it for the contemporary woman. At the core of the brand are easy-to-wear separates realised in airy fabrics; chint prints, lace trim shirts, embroidered dresses, and fluid maxi skirts.
Impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail is at the heart of M.A.B.E; styles comes in a limited run to ensure every pieces is special.
M.A.B.E Making Apparel Beautiful & Effortless.
SALES CONTACT: KIRSTINE@MABEAPPAREL.COM
Madeleine Thompson is a leading British cashmere luxury & modern lifestyle brand which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Based between Hong Kong and London, Thompson clearly understands the importance of comfort and style, something which underpins her every design. Ideal for lounging and travelling, the luxurious sweaters, jumpsuits and wraps are woven from the ﬁnest Italian cashmere.
“I want the women who wear my clothes to feel elegant and relaxed,” says British knitwear designer Madeleine Thompson. It all began with a simple beanie but now Madeleine Thompson’s eponymous brand has become one of the most successful cashmere collections of the moment.
With a reputation for directional & innovative cashmere, the Madeleine Thompson collection is regularly featured in all the leading fashion media – from Vogue, Tatler, Harpers to Grazia, Stylist, Conde Nast Traveller & Red Magazine. Celebrity & influencer fans range include Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, Jessica Alba, Michelle Monaghan, Rita Ora, Lily James, Rocky Barnes, Poppy Delevingne, and Annabelle Wallis.
Established as Australia’s leading Premium Resortwear brand, Tigerlily has evolved to deliver the ultimate holiday wardrobe all-year-round; fusing unique textiles and distinguishable prints with a strong ethical and sustainable focus.
At Tigerlily, we are inspired by the Australian spirit for fun, freedom and adventure. Our mission is to create the ultimate occasion, swim and holiday wardrobe for our customers; inspiring them to celebrate life and live in the moment.
Varley is a performance-first lifestyle brand committed to creating technically innovative, fashion forward apparel for the modern woman. With headquarters in London and Los Angeles, we take a technically advanced approach to up-to-the-minute design that blends London’s cosmopolitan elegance with L.A.’s active lifestyle.
We design performance driven, timeless, wearable pieces that you will come back to again and again. We differentiate ourselves through innovation, product performance and quality, and by solving problems for the modern athlete. For us the form and function of each piece has to support our multi-tasking lifestyle. From the school-run to the office, from the ballet barre to the boxing ring, the modern woman’s routine has a changeable nature which demands high-performance active-wear with a high-fashion aesthetic. The same goes for our skincare. Our collection consists of cutting-edge formulations that address real, modern-day concerns such as environmental and tech-generated stressors and pollutants, and aims to change the beauty conversation.
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