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A Mad Hatter’s answer to polished eveningwear, Russian designer Rasida Lakoba’s playful yet illusive pieces have already scored high among Hollywood’s style set. Katy Perry and Tracee Ellis Ross count themselves as fans.
Whimsical crochets, but with a conscience. Belgian designer Veronique Vermussche’s statement cashmere pieces are crafted by artisans from the mountains of Kashmir and Tibet. This season’s star piece? A hand-crochet skirt with mosaic-like motifs.
Known for its museum-worthy minaudières, the Italian label raises its stakes with the latest mini Brigitta, featuring knotted metal or acrylic top handles, and artfully gilded accents.