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Experimental touch in the collection of 3.1 Phillip Lim for women. Minimalist silhouettes and a restrained palette focus attention on 3.1 Phillip Lim's structural design and directional detailing. Expect textured and lustrous fabrics, graphic prints and asymmetric cuts.
A long established fash favourite, Acne Studios is the epitome of Scandi-cool and home to the best leather jackets ever…
Founded in 1996 in Stockholm, Sweden, Acne Studios (A.C.N.E. = Ambition to Create Novel Expression) was part of a design collective that included video, graphic design and advertising. Only a year later co-founder Jonny Johansson produced 100 pairs of jeans that quickly caught the attention of Vogue Paris and marked the start of something huge. Since 2006 Acne has accrued impressive success as one of the industry’s most treasured tastemakers.
Passion is a hereditary gene that has guided AGL in over 50 years of creating footwear. This passion, taste for refined design and artistic sensitivity have remained the same for three generations and still drive them today to search for innovations.
Sarah Burton, Creative Director at Alexander McQueen, continues to garner top reviews as she adds a softer, more feminine touch to the brand’s theatrical aesthetic.
The late Lee McQueen, a British fashion genius famed for his dramatic runway shows that reportedly brought seasoned editors to tears, was a hard act to follow. Sarah Burton, however, has successfully taken up the Alexander McQueen gauntlet, taking the much loved brand to new heights and even winning the 2011 ‘Designer of the Year’ title at the British Fashion Awards. Burton went on to create the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress, and was later named one of the most influential people in the world in the
2012 ‘Time 100’.
New York-based Alexander Wang is the cool girl’s label of choice. Alexander Wang is one of America’s most influential designers, famed for his sporty, urban aesthetic. During his second year studying at Parsons in New York, a young Wang decided to launch his own label which began with a knitwear collection. In 2007 he showed his first RTW collection during New York Fashion Week and received phenomenal industry acclaim. He then went on to win the ‘CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund’ award in 2008 and Swarovski’s ‘Womenswear Designer of the Year’ title in both 2009 and 2010.
Brazilian designer Alexandre Birman worked in his father's factory before launching his label in 2008. His exotic python and leather sandals have since won a legion of fashionable fans - choose from color-pop ballerina flats and intricately crafted platform wedges.
Adored by the fashion pack, Aquazzura is your go-to label for elegant, ultra-glam footwear.
After studying at the renowned London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins, Edgardo Osorio went on to learn his trade at megabrands such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Sigerson Morrison and Roberto Cavalli. In 2011, after ten years working at some of the biggest fashion houses in the world, he launched his own luxury footwear label, Aquazzura. Osorio takes inspiration from traditional European quality and craftsmanship, combining it with resolutely modern design. In just a few short years, Aquazzura has become one of the most coveted footwear labels in the world, with styles such as the ‘Sexy Thing’ and ‘Seduce Me’ modern-day icons in their own right.
Elevate off-duty looks with Ash. Known for its distinctive urban aesthetic, the collection features fine natural materials and eye-catching detailing. Expect biker-inspired motifs, unconventional silhouettes and opulent textures for offbeat elegance. Sleek polished detailing and a deep colour palette give these pieces a refined edge.
Introduced in 2005, BB Washed by Bruno Bordese is a cutting-edge footwear collection by the esteemed Italian designer Bruno Bordese. Its focus is on innovative washing and finishing techniques that breathe new life into luxury leathers, resulting in a highly unique selection of BB Washed by Bruno Bordese shoes. These strong, sophisticated pieces are brought forth in unexpected silhouettes, and accented with a wealth of new colors and treatments with a high-fashion feel. Expressive yet irresistibly wearable, BB Washed by Bruno Bordese shoes are poised to utterly transform any ensemble.
Italian luxury shoe brand, founded in 1958 by Quinto and Flora Casadei.
Seductive and sophisticated aesthetics. Sensual silhouettes are made in leather with textured finishes refined and polished. Discover this selection of woman offering elegant shapes in a wide variety of styles with shiny ornaments for any occasion.
London-based Charlotte Olympia is your go-to label for outfit-elevating statement shoes and accessories.
Charlotte Olympia has always been inspired by corsetry and the old-world glamour of Hollywood. Her admiration of the era’s pinups and glittering glitz is reflected by the names of her designs alone, be it the ‘Monroe’ pumps or the ‘Bogart’ tote. Other signature styles that epitomise Olympia’s unique fashion sensibility, like the ‘Kitty’ flats and ‘Dolly’ platforms, have quickly become modern icons, well worth investing in.
Egyptian-born, Parisian-adopted Gaby Aghion was an exotic beauty with a free-spirited bohemian character. Going against the stiff, conservative grain of the 1950s, Aghion produced soft and captivating clothes that really stood out at the time.
Revolutionary by nature, she is credited with pioneering off-the-rack clothing and introducing the first ever prêt-à-porter collection under the now iconic Chloé label. A far cry from the couture collections of the time, it set the pace for easier pieces that suited the modern woman’s lifestyle. That contemporary relevance is just as prevalent now, with looks that exemplify effortless elegance and iconic accessories.
Today, creative director Clare Waight Keller has the Chloé brand identity of effortless grace and modernity perfectly covered with chic, ladylike loveliness.
designer that craves the spotlight, opting instead to
remain quietly confident and allowing his genius creations
to speak for themselves. In 1986, after graduating from
the Fashion Design course at Antwerp’s Royal Academy,
Dries Van Noten found instant success producing his own
line of shirts, trousers and blazers that were immediately bought by the likes of Barneys New York, Pauw in Amsterdam and Whistles London. Decades later Dries Van Noten continues to be one of the most highly regarded fashion designers in the world, celebrated for his intelligent designs and unique fashion sensibility. Season after season, the Dries Van Noten show accrues critical acclaim for its cerebral profoundness, along with a real buzz among its die-hard fans. The Dries look is definitely distinct: the colours are always delicious, the cuts are consistently innovative, and the overall result is constantly at the top of our wish list.
The Dune Group is one of the most influential global players in fashion footwear and accessories. Based in London, the fashion capital of the world, The Dune Group has over 20 years of experience in the footwear industry and has grown through a passion and dedication to excellence in product development and in-house design
A unisex and collaborative brand which invites artists, designers and craftsmen to design models for their collections. this common and identical wardrobe for him and for her plays with myths of androgyny and the idea of the twin flame. its natural fabrics, timeless colour code and essential fits join to create the signature each x other aesthetic, while european manufacturers limit the distance between the fabricant and the wearer. artistic works come into play in each piece through the finishes; graphic prints, painting, poems and imagery made by the creative community that continues to grow around each x other.
The Fiorentini + Baker collection captures the label's striking aesthetic. Butter-soft leather, luxurious materials and the finest attention to detail enhance these elegantly structured pieces. Browse a rich muted colour palette with warm accents and discreet metallic detailing. Look out for delicate textured finishes.
Following in the footsteps of his father Sergio, Gianvito Rossi strikes the perfect balance between modern design and traditional Italian craftsmanship.
Since his debut during Milan Fashion Week in September 2006, Gianvito Rossi has earned a loyal following of well-heeled fashion editors and style icons. His impeccable shoes, with their sexy silhouettes and supreme quality, are surprisingly and famously comfortable.
Founded in Scotland in 1856, Hunter is the British heritage brand that’s famed for its original Wellington boot. With a history of over 160 years, Hunter is the ultimate go-to for outerwear to see you through foul weather in all its forms.
Is a young brand from Switzerland, born in 2012. INUIKII boots are a product of the company Zeitneu GmbH. Its vision is to be transparent, to invest in sustainable products and to be fair in dealing with customers. Like the boots of INUIKII, Zeitneu GmbH sets very high goals!
Understated yet feminine the Jil Sander Navy collection captures the sombre elegance of the German label. Clean lines and a dominant monochrome palette underscore the stripped-back aesthetic of the brand. Striking prints and sculptural shapes accentuate the minimalist tone of the collection and give it a gentle edge.
The name perhaps most synonymous with subtle sophistication, Jil Sander and its clean lines and masculine-inspired tailoring have us lusting season after season.
Jil Sander presented her first collection in 1973. With their clean, minimalist design codes, Sander’s clothes stood out in stark contrast with the fashions of that time and became an instant success. It was during the 90s though – the minimalist decade – that the designer’s success truly peaked. The brand’s current creative director Rodolfo Paglialung is beautifully refreshing that signature androgynous DNA and steering it to the top of every cool girl’s wish list.
A fashion icon and household name, Jimmy Choo defines luxury footwear. Although the shoulder bags and clutches are just as fabulous, it’s shoes that are really the heart and soul of Jimmy Choo. In the early ’90s Choo was a bespoke shoemaker in the East End of London, adored by those in the know, jet setters and Princess Diana, among various other high-profile clients. In 1996 Jimmy’s niece Sandra Choi joined her uncle and together they launched Jimmy Choo the label. This marked the start of the internationally renowned luxury accessories brand as we love it today. There’s every imaginable footwear fave, and that means something for any and every occasion. Equally, that means that there’s a pair for every kind of woman. Whether you’re an urban trendsetter or have a more classically ladylike look, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect Jimmy Choos – and we can promise you an equally sterling selection of bags to boot, too!
Before finding success, Kenzo founder Kenzo Takada, on a limited budget, quenched his thirst to create by searching flea markets for fabrics. This resulted in boldly contrasting fabrics clashing together on a single garment – an aesthetic that would soon become synonymous with the now world-renowned It label. Under the dynamic direction of Opening Ceremony’s Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, those original archives of Takada’s work continue to inspire the Kenzo look today.
The L'Autre Chose collection embodies the label's feminine minimalist aesthetic. Timeless designs are reimagined with delicate details and form-flattering shapes. Expect a palette of delicate hues interspersed with warm, romantic notes. Shimmering embellishments lift the look, while fine fabrics imbue pieces with the quality synonymous with the French brand.
The L’F SHOES collections have an optimistic spirit and reveal irony and a positive approach to life.
Their stylistic hallmarks are a passion for colour and contrasting materials, details that have evolved as the brand has progressed and been reinterpreted in unusual ways.
Every pair of shoes is seen as a piece of design and is made to last, with a focus on attention to detail and Italian production quality.
The brand’s iconic shoe is a brogue, redesigned to be
used comfortably every day; without laces or a tongue,
they are worn like moccasins.
Diffusion line Marc Jacobs is the youthful counterpart to the eclectic, unpredictable NY-based label. The collection features versatile, elegant silhouettes inspired by streetwear and vintage style. Witty detailing and playful prints reflect the brand's inventive and exuberant aesthetic.
Launched in 1994 by Consuelo Castiglioni, Marni quickly became known for its inimitable quirkiness, translated perfectly into standout styles and statement jewellery.
Consuelo Castiglioni originally set out with a simple brief: to treat fur as an ‘ordinary’ fabric, making it chic and wearable, and dusting off its old-fashioned, passé image. When customers demonstrated a need for clothes to wear under their furs, the business expanded and the Marni success story began. Graphic, unexpected silhouettes, colour blocking and contrasting textures soon became Marni signatures and cemented its place as an industry favourite.
The Michael Kors collection features exuberantly feminine pieces with lavish detailing. Expect all-American designs crafted from opulent materials in neutral hues and rich shades. Sleek yet sultry silhouettes feature alongside more experimental cuts, hinting at the label's elegant versatility and Upper East Side allure.
Explore this label's conceptual aesthetic with the MM6 Maison Margiela edit at Farfetch. Expect exaggerated tailoring and innovative textures for a high-impact look. Experimental shapes are created through the juxtaposition of floaty fabrics and structured materials. Block panelling and contrasting textures dominate the range, while flashes of vibrant print add a playful edge to
Parisian brand Maison Margiela is one of the world’s most iconic fashion houses, revered for its ever-intelligent, cutting-edge design.
Although he graduated in 1979, Martin Margiela is thought of as the 7th honorary member of the Antwerp 6, a group of legendary designers that graduated in 1980 from The Antwerp Fashion Academy. After moving to Paris in 1984, Margiela began to hone his skills working as Jean Paul Gaultier’s design assistant. Four years later Margiela presented his first womenswear collection and the rest, as they say, is history. In October 2014 the iconic John Galliano was appointed as creative director, and in January 2015 he presented his first RTW collection, setting the tone for hugely exciting times ahead for the Maison
of all maisons.
Cult London label mou offers original, hand-crafted footwear in premium natural fibres. Warm, durable and sensually soft, mou shoes are loved by fans for the offbeat back-to-nature feel and eclectic styling.
MSGM creates bold and eclectic designs for a playful twist on Italian elegance. The collection features graceful tailored silhouettes and refined streetwear shapes infused with youthful energy. Bright prints inspired by art and pop culture complete MGSM's vibrant aesthetic in this collection.
Nicholas Kirkwood, with his inimitable architectural design aesthetic, is one of fashion’s favourite shoe designers.
Having collaborated with the likes of Erdem, Rodarte and Peter Pilotto, and accruing accomplishments such as ‘Footwear Designer of the Year’ and the ‘Swarovski Emerging Talent for Accessories’ award, Nicholas Kirkwood has firmly established himself as a reliable purveyor of iconically fantastic footwear designs. Since his first collection for Spring/Summer 2005, Kirkwood has produced season upon season of statement styles and truly standout shoes that have women’s hearts everywhere beating a fair few beats faster.
Nº21 infuses contemporary, feminine elegance with a fresh,
eclectic spirit. The collection sees sharp tailoring in
structured fabrics alongside ladylike silhouettes with
decorative embellishments. Expect a muted palette
of monochrome and pastel tones laced with shimmering
detail and graphic touches.
Laid-back styles and sleek silhouettes are crafted from rich leather and enhanced with inventive embellishments. The range features contrast panels with vibrant patterns, colours and textures, along with flashes of metallics and crystal detailing to complete Phillippe Model's modern cosmopolitan style.
Embrace the unabashedly flamboyant aesthetic of Pollini. The Farfetch edit of women's shoes demonstrates this Italian label's skill for seamlessly fusing elegant designs and imaginative flourishes. Pollini crafts pieces from buttery-soft leather, in a kaleidoscopic palette. Expect bold colour contrasts and playful embellishments from fur trims to tassels.
While still at Parsons The New School for Design, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez collaborated on their graduating collection, calling it Proenza Schouler, which is the combination of their mothers’ maiden names. Setting the tone for the success to come, the entire collection was bought by Barneys New York. The duo has since established its brand as one of New York Fashion Week’s headline acts, and is responsible for some of the most sought after handbags fashion has possibly ever known.
Rag & Bone defines New York urban street style. Cool to the core, it’s your go-to for edgy everyday looks. Astonishingly Rag & Bone co-founders David Neville and Marcus Wainwright had no formal fashion training – they simply shared a dream to create clothing that they and their friends would love to wear every day. Well, now pretty much EVERYBODY wants to be seen
wearing Rag & Bone. How’s that for a streetwise statement?
The Robert Clergerie collection perfectly encapsulates the designer's talent for experimenting with masculine and feminine design. Chunky silhouettes and androgynous styles typify the edit.
Utilitarian shapes are updated with playful detailing and opulent embellishment, crafted from rich natural materials. Deep hues and shimmering accents complete the collection.
Sam Edelman designs for the self-assured woman. The collection reflects the designer's confident creative sensibility in a range of perfectly executed looks, from the discreet to the flamboyant. Choose from sleek everyday styles in monochrome hues with minimal detailing. You can also pick out statement pieces with bold silhouettes that experiment with sensual textures and lively prints.
The Santoni collection reflects the house's talent for accentuating timeless shapes with artful details. Expect hand-selected full-grain leathers enhanced by perforated patterns and burnished metallic embellishments. The collection is dominated by understated designs for women, but look out for lustrous finishes that offer an alternative take on the house's aesthetic.
See By Chloé strikes the perfect balance between soft, romantic femininity and clean, contemporary chic.
Launched in 2001 as the sister label of fashion heavyweight Chloé, See By Chloé is a somewhat younger interpretation of the main line’s aesthetic. For well over a decade it has continued to produce collection upon collection of easy-to-wear pieces that embody an effortless, slip-it-on-and-go, ‘I woke up like this’ sense of chic.
The playful designs of Sophia Webster epitomise an eclectic feminine aesthetic. Pop art motifs and a vibrant colour palette of pastels and neon brights infuse each piece in the collection at Farfetch with a distinct sense of fun. Bold embellishments and eye-catching patterns ornament offbeat shapes, demonstrating the designer's artistic influences.
Stuart Weitzman pieces are designed to make women feel beautiful. The collection demonstrates the designer's experimental aesthetic and confident creative sensibility. Discover a deep monochrome palette in rich materials, lifted with lively detailing and contrasting textures for timeless sophistication.
Coming from Pollini, Embrace the unabashedly flamboyant aesthetic of the main brand. The collection of women's shoes demonstrates this Italian label's skill for seamlessly fusing elegant designs and imaginative flourishes. Pollini crafts pieces from buttery-soft leather, in a kaleidoscopic palette. Expect bold colour contrasts and playful embellishments from fur trims to tassels.
Inspired by her background, Susana Traça built up a strongly stylistic project, supported by the desire to create a captivating and sophisticated collection, designed for contemporary and cosmopolitan women. Angolan roots, Portuguese education, job and life experiences throughout Europe become the multiple facets of the original collections by Susana Traça.
Stylist-cum-shoe designer Tabitha Simmons continues to impress the fashion pack with her supreme craftsmanship, excellent quality and immaculate attention to detail.
A worthy winner of CFDA’s ‘Swarovski Award for Accessory Design’ award in 2012, Tabitha Simmons has gone from strength to strength since. She’s now counted as one of the world’s most coveted footwear brands, with simply charming designs that everybody is after.
Functional design meets a sophisticated sensibility in the collection of The Last Conspiracy for women. Supple leathers and luxurious yet hard-wearing materials are crafted into clean lines. Minimal detailing and block dark hues allow these beautifully simple shapes to dominate. Textural finishes lend a worn-in look.
Tory Burch is a taste-making success story and an emblem of all-American everyday chic. Starting in 2004 with just one small boutique in Manhattan, Tory Burch has since achieved phenomenal global success, making one of modern times’ most inspiring female icons. And her clothes are, of course, elegant essentials that come together to build a luxe and chic fashion uniform.
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