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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…

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

There’s something exquisite and delightful about discovering fall fashion that cocktails rich hues, sharp pleats, feminine fabrics and the right balance of show/no-show skin, and Johanna Ortiz has clearly nailed her fashion recipe. Colombian-born Ortiz began her fashion atelier in swim and beachwear design, and transitioned into prêt-à-porter over 12 years, a transition that so obviously personifies the saying “good things take time.” Inspired by women who are sophisticated, strong and very romantic, Johanna Ortiz is our fashion soulmate this season.

With political patriotism bursting at the seams, it’s no wonder that the Ukraine unveils it’s history, culture and trends in a unique fashion – not to be known as Little Russia, but as it’s own strong statement. With this constant questioning and pursuit of identity, the studio of Ksenia Schnaider constantly asks “Why?” and “For What Reason?” before incorporating any element into a design. Urging people to express their personal beliefs, the pieces represent utility, history and cultural codes that are unique to their origins. Specific to their current collection, Ksenia Marchenko and Anton Schnaider were conscious of the perception…

Athens-born Mary Katrantzou need not sign her name on her clothing collections – they speak for themselves. With an identifiable, McQueen-esque aesthetic, the clothing pieces are icons for luxury and design. Taking inspiration from art that “a woman would not be able to wear if it were real” the idea of wearing a perfume bottle has never been more appealing! Print and design collide in this inanimate, wearable world. The prints are digital, allowing a sense of fine art and precision to shine through. And, I’m not the only one to see such beauty in the inanimate – Mary has…

In the heat of Belgrade Fashion Week, Montenegro-born designer Danica Aleksic isn’t scared to show a little skin. With an education in French fashion design, Danica has been in the spotlight of Serbian young designers since 2012. Most recently, on April 27th, her designs carved the independent designer runway with chic cut-outs, offset by a pastel palette and flowy fabrics t hat offer a feminine and graceful balance to the trend-setting collection. For more information, visit www.danicaaleksic.com Photo credit: Danica Aleksic