Adding to their ever-growing portfolio of in-demand brands and high fashion finds, luxury department store Bloomingdale’s welcomes 13 new lustrous labels in their Dubai and Kuwait stores as of this season. You’re welcome, ladies.
With a penchant for paisley prints and fine silk fabrics, the 50-year old Italian fashion house epitomises bohemian glamor.
Misa, the new label-to-watch, was created in 2016 by Shadi Askari-Farhat, founder and designer of tbagslosangeles. Named after her daughters Milla and Sayeh the essence of the brand is rooted in Shadi’s love of travelling, exotic locations and global adventures.
Having only launched in 2013, Australian label Misha has made waves across the globe since its debut appearance at New York Fashion Week, and boasts a slew of celebrity brand ambassadors, including Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Bella and Gigi Hadid, the Kardashian-Jenner clan, Jennifer Lopez and Alessandra Ambrosio.
Founded by stylist Ryan Lobo and former Design Director of Derek Lam, Ramon Martin, Tome crafts a modern femininity from sleek silhouettes and sharply tailored designs.
Cushnie Et Ochs
Parsons Design School friends and graduates Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs are the brains behind the painfully cool yet sophiscated brand Cushnie Et Ochs. Their clothes are characterised by fitted tailoring, signature cut-outs and a block colour palette.
Black Coral exudes ‘California cool’ with colourful prints and feminine silhouettes.
London-born Australian designer Alice McCall combines elements of girlish charm with rock’n’roll detailing across her pieces.
Lug Von Siga
Contemporary Turkish brand Lug Von Siga - an acronym of its founders name Gul Agis – first showed at London Fashion Week in 2012 and has gained a cult following since.
KENDALL + KYLIE
The duality of power siblings Kendall and Kylie Jenner’s distinct styles combine to form the duos eponymous label. Expect a contemporary collection of ripped jeans, on-trend jumpsuits and oversized shirts.
The go-to designer for beautiful shoes that pack a punch, step into new season style with British footwear label Nicholas Kirkwood.
Using her travels as influence and inspiration for each piece, Tonya Hawkes is known for unique and exciting statement accessories that ooze traditional Italian craftsmanship.
Homegrown talent Rula Galayini was born and bred in Lebanon, where she found inspiration from the country’s artisanal root and went on to create a line of handbags that feature oriental and arabesque latticework.
Headed up by design-duo brothers Enrico and Raffaele Caroli, Gianoi’s luxury, futuristic handbags execute innovation in design and technology, with built-in charging ports for your smartphone and features that discreetly notify you of calls, messages and social updates.