These 4 Latina Run Fashion Brands Will Up Your Style Game
Wardrobe, let me upgrade you.
Hit the refresh button with your clothes this year with 5 indie fashion brands created by some seriously cool Latinas. These babes in charge are upping the style game with fresh and unique looks we're obsessed with and you need to keep tabs on (and shop) in 2018. Each have been making a name for themselves with features in fashion editorials or by being worn by some of our favorite trend-setters. Whether you're into everyday, street, or chic, this list has got you covered.
Fashion blogger Karla Deras (Karla's Closet) launched a line of quality and elevated basics in the spring of 2015 by the name of The Line By K. With it, she reinvented everyday pieces by creating sexy, form-fitting silhouettes. Her line is designed for all girls to feel their sensual, effortlessly cool self without sacrificing comfort. Many of the pieces are made of body-hugging fabrics and incorporate fresh cuts and shapes that accentuate your body, which caught the eyes of Kali Uchis, Kehlani, and Kim Kardashian West. Her line's garments are fun to mix and match with, pair up or down. Regardless of how you choose to wear a piece, you'll be supplying enough attitude to channel your inner baddest.
Puerto Rican native Luiny Rivera is a self-taught jewelry designer that creates bold, contemporary statement pieces. Her line is mainly made of metal and incorporate strong modern shapes. Her line features earrings, bracelets, brooches, rings, hair pieces, and necklaces. Each piece has a minimalist quality to it, while still stylish and timeless.
Fashion blogger, Simonett Perreira, started Style Mafia in 2013 at the age of 22. Since then, she's grown the Miami based brand into a label sold in over 50 stores in the United States (ASOS, Free People, SHOP BOP, Urban Outfitter...etc.) and Latin America. The garments in her line are sophisticated and minimal with reasonable price points. The cuts and styles are innovative, fresh, clean, and fashion-forward--perfect for the gal who is stays up to date with the trends, but always adds a touch of her own flair into the mix.
If you don't know about Valfré, you've been missing out. Founded by Mexican native, Ilse Valfré, in late 2013, the brand has become a source for edgy and whimsical items based off of her art and characters. Today, she has distribution in 28 countries and 250 stores world wide. She started by posting her sketches on Tumblr and her blog, then began posting her work on Instagram daily. Slowly, she started selling items embellished with her artwork, and since then has expanded her brand to include accessories, paper goods, tech items, and fashion apparel. The brand carries tons of cool, fun, and unique pieces that you have to check out for yourself!