Offering comfortable, refined pieces imbued with a sense of ease and freedom, these labels are shaping a new way of dressing that’s as at home in the garden as it is on the beach.
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Fil de Vie // Fil de Vie derives its name from ‘thread of life’, a Greek mythological metaphor for the lifespan of an individual, and the label’s poetic sensibility shines through in effortless vacation staples realised in muted hues.
Fil De Vie Tangier Handkerchief-Hem Linen Dress
Fil De Vie Essaouira Balloon-Sleeved Linen Top, Fil De Vie Marrakech Dropped-Seat Linen-Poplin Trousers
Su Paris // Su Paris is a resort-wear focused label that combines Parisian chic with Ottoman inspirations; the word Su means water in Turkish. Beautiful natural cottons and a soft, tonal colour palette translate into simple and elegant pieces that will travel well anywhere.
Su Paris Mayunga Cotton-Poplin Tunic Dress
Su Paris Luka Cotton-Poplin Maxi Kaftan Dress
Loup Charmant // Designed by Brooklyn-based Kee Edwards, the label’s lightweight dresses and separates evoke a feeling of an endless, carefree summer.
Loup Charmant Capucine Tie-Cuff Cotton Blouse, Loup Charmant Demeter Tiered Cotton Midi Skirt
Loup Charmant Cirrus Ruffled Organic-Cotton Muslin Smock Dress
Kasia Kulenty // Renowned for diaphanous sun-strewn styles crafted from at least 12 metres of breezy cotton gauze, the label champions traditional time-honoured techniques with each dress being cut, sewn, braided and dyed by the hands of local artisans.
Kasia Kulenty Aphrodite Braided-Tie Cotton-Gauze Maxi Dress
Kasia Kulenty Helena Braided-Trim Cotton-Gauze Kaftan
Carl Kapp // South African-born Carl Kapp worked as a tailor before founding his Australia-based label. Textured fabrics – hand-woven and sourced from Italy, France and Switzerland – add an unexpected element to his clean-cut tailoring and structured dresses.
Carl Kapp Lyria Striped Jacquard Midi Dress
Carl Kapp Six Senses Draped Crepe Dress
Asceno // Inspired by travel, traditional pyjama sets and daily life, the modern yet timeless designs blur the lines between loungewear and ready-to-wear to ensure the Asceno woman feels comfortable, relaxed and confident.
Asceno Rivello High-Rise Pleated Linen Trousers
Asceno Seville V-Neck Linen Midi Dress