While AW’19 makes its mark on Paris, ORDRE rounds up the most inspired womenswear designers to showcase across the Fashion Week capitals this season. Below, gain exclusive access to the collections on ORDRE’s online wholesale showrooms and experience them in unique 360º view.
Marc Jacobs was founded over 30 years ago on the basis of a love for fashion and a commitment to quality. Finding the perfect balance between tradition and innovation, it has become a driving force in womenswear, kidswear, accessories, jewellery, makeup, watches and fragrances, while constantly reinventing the codes of style. Aside from having countless celebrity fans, the brand is supported by world-class models such as Kate Moss, Kendall Jenner and Kaia Gerber.
Pringle of Scotland
Since its founding over 200 years ago, Pringle of Scotland has built its reputation as a thoroughly modern luxury house specialising in the finest cashmere. Once loved by movie icons like Grace Kelly, today the label is a firm favourite amongst A-listers like Gigi Hadid and Tilda Swinton.
New York-based label Brandon Maxwell was founded in 2015 out of the desire to make women feel beautiful, sophisticated and powerful. Designing timeless garments with a focus on tailoring, the label is inspired by strong muses and has been worn by iconic women including Michelle Obama, Meghan Markle, Oprah Winfrey and Blake Lively.
Winner of the 2017 LVMH prize, Marine Serre rapidly found success on the international stage after just a handful of seasons. The Paris-based label blurs boundaries between sportswear, couture and ready-to-wear to create a highly concept-driven and utilitarian aesthetic, and now counts retailers like Dover Street Market, Opening Ceremony and Barneys in her extensive stockist portfolio.
Finalist of the prestigious International Woolmark Prize 2018/2019 edition, Designer Zhi Chen launched her label i-am-chen in Hong Kong in 2017 with the aim to challenge traditional knitwear. Youthful collections are characterised by vivid block colours and eye-catching prints, crafted with state-of-art technology and unconventional yarns.
London-based designer Supriya Lele founded her label in 2016 and landed the prestigious NEWGEN sponsorship soon after. Examining her Indian heritage and British cultural identity to create modern and poetic garments with a sensitive observation of femininity, she had her first standalone presentation at London Fashion Week for SS’19.
Dawei is a Paris-based ready-to-wear label founded in 2016 by Chinese-born designer Dawei Sun. Thanks to the brand’s playful prints and non-traditional approach to design, it continues to gain attention from global buyers, and today is stocked in top-tier retailers like Lane Crawford and SKP in Beijing and Grain in Kuwait.
Threading global influences through her diverse, seasonal collections, ORDRE introduces China-based designer Min Liu takes inspiration from her love of culture, history and the arts. Lush Chinoiserie, bespoke embellishment, crisp tailoring and custom prints are hallmarks of the brand, blending modernity with tradition since 2010.
Inspired by natural landscapes and architectural forms, Ejing Zhang is an elevated jewellery label rooted in abstract, sculptural designs. Loved by style influencers and celebrities such as Brittany Xavier and Crazy Rich Asians star Gemma Chan, fans of the label can find its unique pieces at choice retailers like Boutique 1 in Dubai, Selfridges in London and Lane Crawford in Hong Kong.
Born and raised in Vilnius, Lithuania, designer Yurga Juozapa moved to Los Angeles and launched her jewellery label June Nineteen in 2015. Marrying a minimalistic aesthetic with a romantic point of view, her designs are often informed by influential artists such as Donald Judd, James Turrell and Isamu Noguchi.