Adrienne LandauFurrier to the stars, Adrienne Landau has been designing statement furs since 1980. Bella, Beyonce and Rihanna count the designer as frequent go-tos when they want to make a statement.
Alberta FerrettiNonchalantly elegant and slightly bohemian, the Alberta Ferretti girl is an individualist—but with popular appeal. She’s the Anna Kendrick or the Alessandra Ambrosio of the cocktail party; fun, but fiercely unique, and unafraid to dance in the moonlight.
Alena AkhmadullinaFounded in 2001, Alena Akhmadullina has slowly-but-surely cultivated a fanbase around the world. Her clothing line is inspired, fabulously, by Russian fairytales.
Alessandra RichDelicate elegance is Alessandra Rich’s MO. With a silhouette draped around the long and the loose, she’s the answer for any girl seeking a more casual (but still decadent) nighttime vibe.
Alexis MabilleAn Alexis Mabille design blends chicness and a fun-loving spark—and, always, a distinctly Parisian elegance. He does contemporary evening wear at the highest level, lending new definition to the phrase “French twist.”
Arme de L'AmourSerbian born, world traveler and designer Ivana Berendika launched her luxury jewelry line in 2013. Inspired by contemporary art, architecture and exotic travel, her designs perfectly marry modernity and tradition.
Brandon MaxwellBrandon Maxwell is that rare designer who appeals to more daring tastes (like Lady Gaga—he’s also her stylist), while still inciting longing amongst women who prefer their dresses in a bit more of a traditional realm. Case in point: Maxwell’s stunning, sexy and structured pieces have major star power.
CA&LOUWith geometric lines and Art Deco-era vibes, CA&LOU’s jewelry is vibrant and easygoing—excellent picks for livening up a cocktail look.
Christopher KaneChristopher Kane—the Scottish-born, London-based wunderkind—is a fashion force of nature. His repertoire spans from the natural (industry watchers will recall his famous monkey-print dresses from Spring 2009) to the scientific and the brainy. Recent lineups have featured homages to mad science, to ancestry, to mercurial petals and much, much more. Kane is one of those rare creators that makes you think—usually long and hard—about what fashion can embody and represent beyond the runway.
Edie ParkerFun, beloved by social darlings and Hollywood starlets, and perfectly sized for party-going, Edie Parker’s bags are a guaranteed hit. Wear your heart on your hand—not your sleeve.
Elizabeth KennedyParsons graduate Elizabeth Kennedy launched her dress line at Bergdorf Goodman two years ago—it doesn't get much more glamorous than that! Her gowns are grand and couture-like, and have been worn by celebrities including Molly Sims and Mariah Carey.
Emilio PucciEmilio Pucci—most people usually just say 'Pucci'—is Italian jet-set luxury at its most retro-fabulous. But that’s not to say it isn’t relevant for the now, with its quirky sensibility, without sacrificing any of the kaleidoscopic color.
EMM KUOFounded in 2011 by Emmaline Kuo Ranzman, the designer accessories brand prides itself on creating artistic pieces from quality materials and impeccable workmanship. Each piece exudes exotic sophistication.
EscadaThe legendary house of Escada is about to turn 40 years old, though with this collection, youthful polish and brightened hues are key. It's a legacy brand, but with a lightness apparent.
Esteban CortazarDaringly fresh is the name of Esteban Cortazar’s game. The Miami-raised designer knows a thing or two about sexiness, but without going overboard. Instead, he renders form in a way that pushes the envelope, with outré shapes, razor-sharp cuts and double take-worthy silhouettes.
Exclusive Vintage for ArmariumFor some, going "vintage" for evening can be a tricky proposition. How will it fit? Will it look as good now as it did then? Shouldn't I go for something in-season? The reality, though, is that vintage clothing is just as viable a nighttime option for looking, well, fabulous. And we've got the best of the best in a brand new curation of vintage pieces, right here on Armarium.com. Bob Mackie's sizzling sequins? Check. Missoni's signature rainbow geometries? Check. Chanel? Check. We've partnered with one of the world's premiere vintage collectors to offer this exclusive capsule of dresses and gowns.
Faith ConnexionShow stopping statement pieces with a feminine edge, Faith Connexion is your new favorite fusion style go-to. The Faith Connexion girl is a non-conformist who is a forward thinker and likes to dress originally and stylishly on a daily basis.
Genevieve JonesGenevieve Jones’ jewelry designs are fun and fresh—and the perfect embodiments of the girl-about-town’s dynamic (and not to mention, durable) style. Says Jones: “I want my collections to have meanings, to tell a story—but the story doesn’t have to be literal.”
Haider AckermannHaider Ackermann’s designs are ultra-rarefied, and, in turn, über-sophisticated. He’s known for his sumptuous color-play and laid-back, sometimes pajama-like silhouettes—though he’s also not afraid of a skintight trouser and an exposed swath of skin. Think these two words: pure decadence.
HaneyHaney, from Mary Alice Haney, is all about red carpet glam. The designer, who also works as a celebrity stylist and fashion editor, knows Hollywood’s in’s-and-out’s better than most. It is a perfect wellspring for her sexily luxurious and gorgeously confident signatures. Step and repeat!
IsoldaIsolda's pieces flutter and entice with the pizzazz of a Brazilian samba party, but they're also sharp and grown-up. Think: versatile garments for wearing from Leblon to Lafayette Street and back again.
Jason WuJason Wu has become a New York staple. The designer, who just celebrated ten years in business, is known for his pristine uptown polish albeit with dashes of downtown edge. Think: high glamor, with urbane grit.
Jimmy ChooWhen it comes to accessories, few hold as much sartorial sizzle as Jimmy Choo: the legendary brand’s shoes and bags are nothing, if not sexy. For the girl who’s always looking to have a bit of fun.
Judith Leiber CoutureThe first true American luxury brand, Judith Leiber is a name synonymous with elegance, style, and sophistication. For more than fifty years, Judith Leiber’s incomparable evening bags and crystal minaudières have been recognized worldwide for their meticulous attention to detail and flawless handcraftsmanship.
Kenneth Jay Lane“Elegance, luxury and good taste never go out of style,” said designer Kenneth Jay Lane. And his eponymous fashion jewelry line exemplifies all of the above. Over the past five decades his designs have been seen on the likes of Elizabeth Taylor to Madonna to Lady Gaga. His designs are always dubbed “just right” for any occasion.
Khirma EliazovKhirma Eliazov launched Khirma New York, her accessories label, in 2010. Over the past seven years, the brand has become known for its mixtures of luxury finishes (from high grade leathers to exotic skins) and, subsequently, its statement making results. Eliazov's designs are exactly the right combo of polished-meets-punchy.
Kris GoyriKris Goyri's ready-to-wear designs are a bold blend of urbane sophistication and romantic impulse. This Mexico City native is considered one of his hometown's standout talents, and is inspired by art, illustration and color.
LaDoubleJLaDoubleJ is a Milanese retail venture founded by the journalist J.J. Martin. It sells exclusive and top-notch vintage clothing and accessories (the company calls its selection a “rigorous edit”). By special agreement with Armarium, a sampling of LaDoubleJ's treasure trove is available exclusively for you to borrow—from Missoni to Renato Balestra. There are only three words to describe it: pretty. damn. fabulous.
La PerlaJulia Haart's La Perla is majorly sexy, and its not afraid to make a statement. Haart has also cleverly evolved the idea of underwear as everyday wear; many of her pieces are lingerie-inspired. Starlets across the world can't get enough of her designs (Kendall Jenner included).
Lee SavageCamera-ready handbags with angular bite: Lee Savage’s designs have become Hollywood hits, thanks to their industrial shapes, golden-age glamorous vibe and chic proportions.
Luisa BeccariaPoetry, art and nature inspire designer Luisa Beccaria. No doubt, you can see all three in the brand’s beautiful, dream-like gowns—from romantic frills to regal volumes to floral prints. Also, worth noting: Beccaria is the go-to designer for when European nobility types need dresses for the summertime wedding circuit!
Lysa Lash FursMontreal, Canada-based Lysa Lash Furs is a "fabulous fur fashionista." Her family has sold furs for four generations; Lash's spin is that she offers contemporary and casual—but just as luxe—iterations. Winter is coming, so check out (and reserve) her designs now!
MarchesaWearing a Marchesa dress is almost as good as winning the Oscar itself; designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig's gowns radiate with red carpet glamour. Fame, fortune, fabulousness—the Marchesa girl runs the show.
Marc JacobsMarc Jacobs is one of New York's brightest (and boldest) names. A keystone of American fashion, he is known for his trend-launching instincts, mixing grunge influences with a quirky, contemporary design aesthetic. There's a reason he's a favorite amongst stylists and buyers alike; there's always a conversation to be had around a Marc Jacobs piece.
MissoniThere are few things as lovely, lounge-y and laid-back as a Missoni knit (just picture Margherita Missoni chilling seaside with her friends at the Pellicano in Porto Ercole, zig-zagged to the nines). With one of the most recognizable motifs out there, the house—and all of its colorful kick—is for the girl who is confident in a cool way, and nostalgic with a modern edge.
Monique LhuillierAdored by celebrities and the social set alike, Monique Lhuillier has attained a cult fan base for her extravagant and beautiful eveningwear designs (her gowns, for lack of a better word, are knockouts). She’s famous for bridal, but there’s much more to Monique’s magic…
MuglerAt their MUGLER revival, David Koma and Virginie Courtin-Clarins know a thing or two about modern sensibility: their clothes retain the eighties spectacle of Thierry’s fabulous shapes, but are streamlined and exactingly cut—perfect for power-players and party people, alike. Pure chic, with a razor’s edge.
Naeem KhanTwo words: dreamy dresses. Naeem Khan is an uptown favorite who makes gowns with a universal confidence. His level of workmanship, too, is through the roof.
Nina RicciLovely eveningwear laden with à la mode eccentricity: Nina Ricci, in its latest incarnation under Guillaume Henry, is a must-have in any cosmopolitan night-owl’s wardrobe.
PASKALPASKAL, by Julie Paskal, was born out of a love for building. Paskal founded her eponymous line in 2013 upon graduation from architecture school. Ever since, she has blueprinted a distinct wardrobe aesthetic of minimalist forms and feminine silhouettes. The result is something that's somehow both ethereal, yet linear.
Pepa PomboPepa Pombo is a family-run, ready-to-wear house, based in Colombia and specializing in knitwear. Think: intricate weaves, but everyday appeal.
Peter PilottoPeter Pilotto—the kaleidoscopically alluring ready-to-wear label from Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos—makes clothes for street-style starlets on the rise. There’s just something about the label’s patterns, color-combos, embellishments and flourishes. Think: look-at-me, but in all the right ways.
Prabal GurungPrabal Gurung’s girls love a party. However, they’re not partiers. Sporty and sensible (but with a toe-dip in the red carpet glamour pool), Gurung’s designs are for the young lady who lights up a room. “Who was that?” they’ll whisper, likely with envy.
Ranjana KhanRanjana Khan's eclectic jewelry is inspired by her innate sense of style. Her designs are bold statement pieces, handcrafted using the most rare and unusual materials. Vintage beads, semi precious stones, feathers, burnt crystals, vintage coins, snake skin - anything and everything comes together to create each exceptional piece of Ranjana Khan jewelry.
Reem AcraBeirut, Lebanon-born designer Reem Acra is a hallmark of glamor. Her dresses are often spotted on red carpets from Park Avenue to Hollywood, and each is a vision of elegance and opulence.
Roberto CavalliThe Roberto Cavalli label is known for its over-the-top glamour and its kaleidoscopic riots of color, print, splash and sparkle. From animal prints to ruffles and everything in between, Cavalli is a fantastical fashion dream come to life!
RochasRochas, which is currently helmed by the designer Alessandro Dell’Acqua, rather perfectly synthesizes the stylistic insouciance of Paris with the exactitude of an Italian eye. These are grown-up clothes, with a streak of playful novelty and a lean towards generous drapes and unapologetic layering.
RosanticaRosantica jewelry—by designer Michela Panero—captures the splendor and the elegance of the Roman empire but entirely in 2016-appropriate shapes. Think: pearls, vines, filigrees and decadence yet in chicly sparse forms.
Sachin & BabiSachin & Babi is a ready-to-wear line founded in 2009 by Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia. The duo's aesthetic combines elegance and easiness. They label it as: "tasteful," "modern," and "wearable." We agree.
Salvatore FerragamoBringing Italian heritage with clean-lined and contemporary updates, Salvatore Ferragamo makes clothes and accessories for the girl with a busy day; polo ground by morning, beach club during the afternoon, and party (in another country) come nighttime.
St. JohnSt. John was founded in 1962 by Robert and Marie Grey. Since then, it has become a top American house, lauded and loved for its uptown-friendly knits and jackets. The label now offers a full ready-to-wear program, adhering always to a prim, proper and classically chic aesthetic.
VionnetVionnet—the storied French house founded in 1912 by Madame Madeleine Vionnet (the designer who, fun fact, brought the bias-cut to the mainstream)—recently underwent a revival thanks to Goga Ashkenazi. The clothes are still architectural, and will no doubt leave a regal impression at the step-and-repeat.
Yves SalomonYves Salomon crafts the most delicious, and warm, furs on the market. Based in Paris, it doesn't get much more luxuriously cozy than this...