The Italian Fashion Designers Everyone Is Talking About
With the rise of Italian street style stars, the focus on Italian style is gaining momentum. It’s no longer just about the Dolce & Gabbana aesthetic or film icons like Sophia Loren or Monica Belluci—though those will continue to be huge inspirations. Lately, it’s been about what fashionable women are wearing today and their modern take on Italian-girl style. So what is the easiest way to master it? Our answer is a simple one: Wear pieces from cool Italian fashion designers or ones inspired by Italian women.
We’ll start out with the designers on our radar. Cool labels like Attico and The Gigi are based in Italy, and their Italian designers craft pieces that you’ll find in the closets of cool women everywhere. Then there are are other brands like Ciao Lucia and Giu Giu that are based in the U.S. but have Italian fashion at their core. Whether the designers are inspired by old films or traditional textiles, their pieces exude Italian-girl style.
Go on to find out more about these designers and shop pieces to master Italian style.
A charming label with roots in menswear, The Gigi excels at tailored outerwear married with lively prints and textures.
A cool new brand from Italian street style stars and designers Giorgia Tordini and Gilda Ambrosio, Attico has pieces that range from showstopping sequin dresses to perfectly tailored jeans.
While Ciao Lucia is actually based in California, it is inspired by Italian style. The pieces are designed for the girl eternally on vacation, traveling to places like the Amalfi Coast.
Designer Giuliana Leila brings her Italian roots and upbringing to label Giu Giu. Her collection is brimming with cool knitwear with hints of nostalgia.