A true fashionista is on the continuous search for the newest and most innovative in fashion design.
Described as, “…a place for those who find their way off the beaten track, allowing them to express themselves in a community where everything goes…” London based website, Not Just A Label, has steadily been a vital source for many ‘Black Sheep’ designers around the world.
Providing a space to preview thousands of emerging designer look books, as well as an e-commerce platform, NJAL has also expanded to offer great editorial content including fashion films, interviews, competitions and destination reviews.
We really get the most joy from brand discoveries, don’t we? This site hands us that joy with every click!With such a hoopla for too-dye-for cooler-than-you designer selections that you truly can’t find anywhere else, Not Just A Label, speaks true to its name sake.
We’ve rounded up 4 unique designers who are creating women’s wear that is totally wearable with a strong sense of individuality.
Meet Magda Hasika:
Magda is based in Poznań, Poland. She studied atAdam Mickiewicz, Poznań and graduated in2000. Her collections are
In the clamour of the city neon lights, on the border between architecture and design a new form is being born. A form sculptured with minimalism. For different people. For somebody. For you. Different directions – it is never known where tomorrow will lead and yesterday has not died away yet. With no science and exaggeration. Here a city with no borders speaks.produced in Poland.
A designer Magda Hasiak – in everyday hassle seeks inspiration and colour. With impetus she translates her imagination into form, with no rules. Unrestricted shapes surprise in every detail. ‘I do not design, I just experiment’ the designer says about her passion.
Meet Alba Prat:
Alba is based in Berlin, Germany. She studied atUniversität Der Künsteand graduated in 2012. Her collections are produced inGermany.
After finishing her degree in Environmental Science and
working shortly as an environmental technician in Barcelona, Alba pursued one of her most passionate hobbies, fashion design. She restarted her life in a new world and city, Berlin. A challenging and inspiring world always influenced by her previous years in Barcelona.
Her collections originate from a conceptual and profound approach as well as her careful observation of life. In her designs she combines her enthusiasm for experimentation with surfaces and fabrics, her individual way of implementing compositions of colors and shapes, her interest for the latest technologies, as well as her affinity for fashion. During her studies she already got international recognition and press with her collections. In her last year she completed an internship at the pattern department of Christopher Kane and, after graduating, her final collection has been nominated in several international design awards.
Alba Prat is a womenswear label defined by a minimal look which features androgynous and sculptural garments, together with graphic compositions and a disciplined reduction.
Lea Helene is based inCopenhagen, Denmark. She studied at KEA – Copenhagen School Of Design & Technology and graduated in 2013. Her collections are produced inDenmark.
The signature of Lea Adelsten is colourful as she seeks to explore foreign cultures and myths and mix them with Western clothing traditions.
Lea Adelsten was with her collection “Ghosts of Himalaya” asked to take part in the prestigious design competition Designers Nest in Copenhagen in august 2012. Later, she had the opportunity to showcase the same collection at the world’s longest catwalk in Hong Kong in december 2012.
Lea Adelsten graduated from Copenhagen School of Design & Technology in january 2013 with her Mictlán AW13 collection.
Petra is based inBudapest, Hungary. She studied at KREA Contemporary Art School . Her collections are produced in
Hungary.As a KREA alumni Petra Balogh founded her own label in 2012.
All her clothes are produced in Budapest, Hungary aimed to reflect to the needs of those willing to differ in intellectual and sophisticated ways.
ARTEP is a clothing mission to deliver elegant, wearable, innovative design, by PETRA using feminine silhouettes, crystal clear shapes, projecting that you and only you can feel self-confident and special.
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