Italian fashion is renowned for its considered design and fusion of contemporary and classic style. Travel to Italy might be off the cards this season, but we can still enjoy its beauty thanks to some of our local brands and designers.
Translating to ‘pretty dress’ in Italian, local brand Bel Vestito delivers gorgeous statement pieces for all occasions. Having fallen in love with Italy and Italian design during her time working in London fashion, designer and founder Jody Molloy draws inspiration for each collection through the use of beautiful fabrics, designed and printed in Italy.
LA LUPA handbags is based in Auckland and named in honour of the ancient mythological Roman she-wolf, La Lupa. Italian leather handbags have always been associated with elegance, quality and style and strong links to centuries of traditional leather techniques and manufacturing. Handcrafted in Tuscany, Italy, LA LUPA Handbags are available in a variety of vibrant colours and classic hues.
Made in Italy, Paula Ryan footwear is of the highest quality. Renowned for their comfort, a pair of Paula Ryan shoes will last in your wardrobe for many years to come. This season, Paula Ryan has the best summer sandals, flats and heels suited for every occasion, in gorgeous bright hues! Available in stores end of September. See website for stockists.