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Style Board: Handcrafted

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Style Board: Sapphire

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Style Board: Monochromatic

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Photo credit:  Sally LaPointe by Filippo Fior / gorunway.com    

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DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: Giannina Azar

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Image via HOLA! Giannina Azar has made a big impact in the time since she's emerged on the fashion scene - she followed her design dreams and graduated with a degree in fashion design and illustration from the Mercy Jacques Institute of Technology and shortly after in 2012, released her first collection - and she's been making a splash ever since!  Inspired by "the joy, music, and colors of the world‘s ethnic groups...her complex manual and artisan work made her one of the favorite Latin designers" of fashionistas and celebrities alike.  She's dressed superstars like Jennifer Lopez,  Talia and Gwen Stefani but remains family focused with...

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DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: Arianna Jamerson / Assata Designs

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After learning to sew in high school, Arianna Jamerson showed in her first fashion show at just 16 years old - and hasn't stopped designing since!  Describing her designs as made by an individual artist rather than a brand, she's brought that personal touch to everything she has created for her brand, Assata Designs. Describing her line as based in sustainability, quality craftsmanship, and eccentricity, she explained to Who What Wear that she displays diversity "by including my friends and local creatives in my campaigns.  I hope that I can continue to show that there is no one 'ideal' beauty."  Arianna...

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