Thanks to Instagram and the great research skills of the CIIN team, every season we are introduced to new brands that inspire us. These eight new brands are a breath of fresh air, and a reminder that sheeple (sheep-like people, that follow the most famous brands) are not that cool after all.
Peter Do launched his eponymous label in 2018. Peter Do is a uniform for the modern woman, founded on tailoring, construction, and fine textiles. The Peter Do grey shirt and matching pleated skirt were on repeat during NYFW, watch out for Peter!
Nackiye is a collection of individually designed artisanal garments savoring the charm of the Eastern Mediterranean.
Created Basak & Defne Kocabiyikoğlu, the brand expresses the sister duo’s sense of aesthetics inspired by childhood days spent in sleepy fishing towns that would transform into glitzy resorts with a mix of socialites and one-name celebrities alighting in the summer months for lazy days by the sea.
Designed for the modern-day globetrotting woman, a variety of local dress styles, kaftans, and harem pants find a contemporary attitude in the collections. Exquisite fabrics and fine-quality materials are executed in fluid forms to hide or emphasize the silhouette based on the movement of the wearer.
The Coat by Katya Silchenko is a prêt-à-porter womenswear brand, founded by designer Katya Silchenko in 2014. Her source of inspiration are women around: strong, passionate and delicate at the same time. The designer creates bright items, highlighting the femininity: due to the unique and refined cut within the years, The Coat by Katya Silchenko clothes perfectly fit and emphasize the woman’s silhouette.
This Lebanon-based label brings back old world glamour to the fashion scene. Established in 2010 by Harith Hashim, the brand is now synonymous with unique and creative work. In his own words, Hashim says that his aim is always to create a chemistry between the dresses and the woman wearing them.
FLOW the Label is a Ukrainian-Belgian womenswear label established in 2014 by sisters Veronika and Viktoriia. FLOW the Label is a wise mix of classic motives, often with a retro twist, and modern trends. The genteel, relaxed and very feminine simplicity of FLOW the Label’s refined style is enriched by the easy feel of signature designs, like garments with bright and ironic prints.
Over the past years, Frankie Shop NYC and now Paris have been touted as the go-to place for unfussy, minimal, wallet-conscious styles. After all, every woman should be able to wear the garments that they inspire designers to make – no matter how high the rent gets!
Act n°1 is womenswear label founded by Luca Lin and Galib Gassanoff in early 2016 in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
The brand name means designers’ infancy like first act of their life, which inspired them in developing of the brand. Act n°1’s one of the first aspect is to tell a story to its costumers.
Act n°1’s existence and image is about its creators biography, multicultural background and is concentrated into their childhood, lifestyle, their home, antique Chinese fine art and Azerbaijani craftsmanship.
If you love daring silhouettes and edgy femininity, this one’s for you. Designer Johanna Senyk challenges expectations with the bold sensuality of this new label. Turn to emerging label Françoise for a fresh interpretation of iconic French staples: from marinière tops to classic trench coats. Former Wanda Nylon designer and winner of the ANDAM prize in 2016, founder Johanna Senyk fuses a passion for expert Italian craftsmanship with a feminine and free-spirited aesthetic. 1970s-inspired silhouettes, patchwork dresses and muted florals are key elements of the first collection – which initially began as a bag project then grew to include ready-to-wear as the designer’s vision expanded.