Five Awesome Aussie Designers to Know Right Now

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky.

Australia has a reputation for exporting great style—from the country’s gorgeous models (Abbey Lee Kershaw, Jessica Hart, Miranda Kerr) to its famously feminine labels like ZimmermannLover, and Camilla and Marc. It’s easy to see the land’s laid-back, vibrant culture reflected in its fashion, and the fact that Aussies don’t take themselves too seriously is refreshing.

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Bec & Bridge
It’s no surprise that Bec & Bridge’s laid-back and colorful collections are killing it in L.A. at the moment: the label has that whole sophisticated, subtly bohemian vibe that’s as Australian as it is West Coast. Designers Becky Cooper and Bridget Yorston have been perfecting their vibrant, girly vision for nearly a decade, and now they have one of the better-known Australian labels here in the U.S.

Fortunately for us here in the States, the country’s more under-the-radar labels are gradually becoming easier to access. Just stroll around New York’s Nolita neighborhood and you’ll find Damsel In Distress and the newly-opened B Space across the street, both of which stock some of the more elusive Australian labels. Plus, there are plenty of online retailers like Ausmode.com that make shopping for Australian designers super-easy, no matter what city you’re in.

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