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Bursting with amour (aka sheer and utter LOVE) for everything AMUR, there was no doubt that it would be the brand to revive Foreign Flaunt. Based in our most fave city, New York, AMUR stands for something. A brand that gives a damn. Creative director, Sofia Shannon, created AMUR in 2017 with the notion that “Nature is the ultimate luxury.” Having great (or in AMUR’s case, FABULOUS) style need not come at the expense of the environment. A Mindful Use of Resources, the designs and material oscillate between sheer creativity and responsible use of the environment. Not only are the…

When we discover brands like Zimmermann, we have to remind ourselves just how utterly and completely lucky we are to have the internet. Born in sunny Sydney, Nicky and Simone Zimmermann prove that sisterly love both fuels and balances. Flattering, feminine and stylish, Zimmermann began with swimwear and slowly fused it with ready to wear fashion. The result was a collision of print, color and shapes that take unique form season after season. Explore-on, mann: https://us.zimmermannwear.com/ Photo credit: Zimmermann

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a… Chandelier? This week, the fashion world was alight with images of Jeremy Scott’s Moschino RTW runway including a model strutting a real-life chandelier. Insert history lesson turned fashion inspiration: it’s 1497 in Florence, Italy. Charismatic and passionate, Dominican priest Girolamo Savonarola deems it necessary to cleanse the soul and reject worldly pleasures by bonfiring great cultural works, books, cosmetics, dresses, mirrors, musical instruments and other (category arguable) “vanities”. Fast-forward to present day Milan, spread lavish Oriental rugs under your pedicured feet, and sprinkle a sense of decrepit opulence to singe your senses.…

Let’s agree that taking the word “real” out of real life crosses our mind more times than we like to admit. Insert the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) to fairy godmother us for a few hours. From January 15-April 16, 2016, enchantment comes to real life in the NYC exhibition. Featuring 80+ objects, fairy tales are explored through the rabbit hole of high fashion and couture. Fantastical designers such as Dolce and Gabbana, Tom Ford, Marchesa, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Rodarte and others bring our princess-wishes to life across 4 themed sections: Forest, Castle, Sea and Parallel Worlds.

When art, architecture and culture are expressed delicately and stylishly through fine jewelry, onlookers swoon. And Vita Fede is all kinds of swoonworthy. Californian-born designer Cynthia Sakai inspires herself from Asian, American and European culture, melting them into a trifecta of contemporary aesthetic that can make any outfit instantly high fashion. Bracelets, necklaces, rings, earrings are handcrafted in Italy under traditional craftsmanship, and attention to detail is evident whether through intricate designs or accents by way of natural stones. Cynthia even hosts a travel journal where followers get a glimpse into her current wanderlust and how it translates into her…

Celebrating and enhancing our skin is not an approach we hear often in today’s problem-solution motivated beauty world. So when Australian skincare brand Rohr Remedy roared our way, modestly boasting a most natural approach to skincare, we were all ears. Rohr’s ingredients are wild-harvested and native to Australia’s indigenous landscapes. Rich in essential vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, antibacterials and folates, Rohr pampers your skin in natural luxury. Visit their website to learn more: http://www.rohrremedy.com/ Photo credit: Rohr Remedy