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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.…

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…

Ornamental, opulent and well-crafted are words that when spoken, leave us lusting for more. And lust you will when you see the first-ever collaboration between kindred spirits: Indian designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee and French footwear guru Christian Louboutin. When the shoes were shown in the AW 15 fashion week, walking hauntingly to the beat of a ghastly piano score, the deep reds, dusted golds and mysterious blues were well-complimented by the red soles elevating intricate baroque fabrics. Read more by visiting: http://us.christianlouboutin.com/ca_en/news/en_birds-of-prey-sabyasachi/ Photo credit: Christian Louboutin

No matter what stresses real life throws our way on any given day, let’s not pretend that we don’t “cool girl” through it all. And what better way to cool girl yourself than threads straight from L.A.? From maxi dresses to lingerie, a fine balance between sleek and bohemian is explored. Just the right amount of lace here, just the right amount of skin peeking through there, just the right amount of plunge in the neckline makes it juuuuust right… When life gives you lemons, go shopping. For more information, visit www.forloveandlemons.com Photo credit: For Love & Lemons