With the upcoming party season and excess of social gatherings, the call for multiple statement outfits to turn heads is on high demand. The best way to stay fresh is to explore new designs and designers, so we've put our heads together to gather a few rising international and local labels that you'll want to follow now before they blow up. These new brands highlight urban aesthetics that are relevant to the atmosphere of now and will make you look fearless stylish at your next public outing.
Founded by young British entrepreneurs Francesca Capper and Natasha Somerville, Poster Girl is all about empowering women and striking a positive attitude towards life. Having had an extensive fashion background with brands like Christian Dior, Bulgari and Alexander Wang, they definitely know how to come up with the wow factor in their peices. The London-based duo release a number of capsule collections per year, and their last one will definitely make you look dazzling in the upcoming holidays with items such as sequin dresses and tuxedos.
Available at postergirl.com.
This Thai unisex loungewear brand comes with a strong message of rebelliousness and independent spirit. Their retro disco glam collection features dresses, crop tops, wide legged pants and faux fur jackets that are perfect for your next 80's themed party. You can also find special edition T-shirts with the quote “Life is a mixtape” under an iconic dust pink cassette from their cool collaboration with Ekkamai's hip The Cassette Music Bar.
Available at Gaysorn Village, Emporium Department Store, Mega Bangna, Zen Department Store, CentralWorld and Central Festival East Ville, and makers-matter.com.
A sustainable fashion brand brought to you by Filipino designer Mia Arcenas, Lahilifestyle is full of eye-catching combinations of colours, textures and embellishments in easy silhouettes that can be transformed from day to night looks. Every piece is designed and hand-made in the designer's home country with a vision inspired by traditional Filipino craftsmanship, stunning local fabrics and pearls from the blue ocean. Find beautiful embroidered denim jackets as a new addition to her brand of dresses, skirts and silk shirts.
Available at miaarcenas.com.ph