- 3.1 Phillip Lim
3.1 Phillip Lim
Phillip Lim's 3.1 debuted in 2005. The collection provides beautiful everyday classics with a twist. They are chic and easy-to-wear clothes that have a youthful elegance and individual style. 3.1 Phillip Lim offers high-end designer clothing at contemporary prices.
- Aidan Mattox
Launched in 2004, Aidan Mattox creates sophisticated, and glamourous red carpet dresses.
- Alexander McQueen
British label Alexander McQueen was founded in 1992 by Lee McQueen. McQueen studied at Central Saint Martins college and was discovered at a young age by fashion stylist Isabella Blow. His shows are known for their emotional power and raw energy - a juxtaposition between contrasting elements. Sarah Burton was appointed creative director in 2010 after McQueen's tragic death. She had worked alongside Lee for 14 years.
- Alexis Bittar
American costume jewellery designer Alexis Bittar started his career by selling vintage items on the streets of New York's Soho district. He launched his own collection in the 90s. Bittar began with a hand-carved Lucite (acrylic glass) collection and was quickly noticed by top fashion stores such as Bergdorf Goodman and museums like the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). He has collaborated with Burberry, Michael Kors and Jason Wu. The Alexis Bittar collection is crafted in Brooklyn, New York.
- Ann Demeulemeester
Ann Demeulemeester graduated from Antwerps Royal Academy of Fine Arts in 1981. Several years later, she and five other young Belgian designers headed to London and came to be known as the Antwerp Six. Demeulemeester's first collection was bought by a New York store. Shortly thereafter, she started showing her collections in Paris. Her collection appeals to women with a strong sense of style. Edgy, monochromatic and perfectly cut pieces have become Demeulemeester's trademark.
- Armani Collezioni
Armani's luxe diffusion line, Armani Collezioni, redefines formalwear with simple and elegant tailoring. The label expertly crafts made-to-measure suits, shirts and separates. It creates clothes that are perfect for office or evening.
- Armani Privé
Giorgio Armani has captured the essence of his haute coutre in Armani Privé Fragrances. This body of perfumes began with the Armani Privé La Collection. Drawing inspiration from the history of perfumes, the collection was created to give ancient and mythical accords a new lease on life.
Assouline specialises in beautifully illustrated luxury books ranging from art to fashion to lifestyle. These are coffee table books that both delight and inspire.
- Baby Dior
Christian Dior was one of the most influential designers of the 1940s and 1950s. In 1967, Marc Bohan created Baby Dior, a collection of unique clothing for boys and girls aged 0-3 years. The Baby Dior collection draws its inspiration from the heritage of the House of Dior. The clothes are stylish, luxurious and elegant.
CristÃ³bal Balenciaga revolutionised women's fashion in the 1950s using sculptural silhouettes. Nicholas Ghesquire became creative director in 2003 with the introduction of the "classic" bag line. His creative design and respect for the original style turned Balenciaga into a highly acclaimed fashion house. The Gucci group bought Balenciaga in 2001. Balenciaga remains a covetable luxury brand with a cult status following. In 2012, Nicholas Ghesquire was replaced by Alexander Wang.
- Baobab Collection
Baobab Collection originated in Tanzania in 2002. The Baobab Collection is made up of handmade perfume candles created in Belgium. They have a wide range of fragrances and colours presented in transparent and coloured glass, or in stainless steel holders. The Belgian brand is dedicated to high-quality craftsmanship and respect to the environment.
BCBG was launched in 1989 by Max Azria, named for the French phrase "bon chic, bon genre", meaning "good style, good attitude". BCBG is a global women's contemporary collection offering fashion at an affordable price.
French company Bernardaud is one of the most innovative and constantly evolving brands in tableware. Bernardaud combines classic and contemporary designs using delicate colours and patterns. Bernardaud continues the French porcelain tradition to create pieces that are timeless.
- Bijoux Preziosi Vintage
Bijoux Preziosi Vintage
Unique combinations of antique semi-precious stones selected and put together according to 19th-century inspiration. The collection includes bracelets, earrings and brooches made of coloured stones and floral patterns.
- Bionda Castana
Half-Italian Londoners Jennifer Portman and Natalia Barbieri created Bionda Castana in 2007. The collection combines Italian craftsmanship and modern British design. Their stylish shoe collection has a growing celebrity following.
- Carolina Herrera
Carolina Herrera is a Venezuelan- American fashion designer. She is known for her exceptional personal style and for dressing many first ladies as well as Hollywood stars. Carolina Herrera launched her first collection in 1981. Her collections are modern and exude an effortless elegance using couture-like craftsmanship.
Founded in 1952 by Gaby Aghion and Jacques Lenoir with a quest to bring high-quality, readyâ€“to-wear items to market that were only available from couture houses. Chloé has a rich heritage with past creative directors such as Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney and Phoebe Philo. Clare Waight-Keller is currently the creative director. Chloe is the go-to label for a classic, yet hip and accessible way of dressing.
- Chloé Kids
The Chloé kids' collection has been created and inspired by the adult collection but with a more relaxed and playful look. The Chloé mother and daughter are a chic pair!
- Comme des Garçons
Comme des Garçons
Rei Kawakubo launched the avant-garde label Comme des Garçons (French for "Like Boys") in 1969. Her unisex cult fragrances are unconventional in the world of perfumes and bear the same spirit as the label's garments. Comme des Garçons is based in Tokyo and in Paris.
- Cutler and Gross
Cutler and Gross
Cutler and Gross was founded in 1969 by Graham Cutler and Tony Gross, who opened their optical boutique in Knightsbridge, London, stocking handmade bespoke frames. Since its inception, the one-of-a-kind luxury eyewear has been an instant success and played an integral part in forever shaping the landscape of the industry. Cutler and Gross is not about being overly complicated. There isn't any branding or logos on the outside of the frames, yet they capture your eye with a "quiet elegance, and a firm and graceful classicism".
- Diane von Fürstenberg
Diane von Fürstenberg
Diane von Fürstenberg is an American designer who was born in Brussels. She is best known for her iconic wrap dresses. Her designs are an essential in every woman's wardrobe. DVF clothes and accessories are modern, functional and stylish.
Denim brand DL961 was launched in New York in 2008. Its mission was to create "the perfect fitted jean" using a revolutionary technology: XFit Lycra fabric. DL1961 is regarded as a premium denim brand. The revolutionary and patented four-way stretch contours every curve of the body; they are the ultimate slimming jeans as they don't sag, bag or lose their shape.
- Donna Karan Home
Donna Karan Home
Donna Karan Home collection is crafted from the finest materials using organic shapes. Understated designs that are functional and chic at the same time. Donna Karan home is about creating a lifestyle environment.
- Dries Van Noten
Dries Van Noten
Dries van Noten is a Belgian designer and one of the original Antwerp six. Dries van Noten is known for his eclectic and avant-garde style using dynamic prints and embroidery.
Paris-based company diptyque is synonymous with stylish elegance. Diptyque produces luxury scented candles, home fragrances and body care collections.
French brand Eres has been a trendsetting force in the swimwear world for 40 years due to its iconic style. The company focuses on designing swimwear that's sculpts the body by using exclusive fabrics that provide the perfect fit. The Eres lingerie collection is synonymous with graphic, simple and elegant style.
- Erickson Beamon
Founded by Karen Erickson, Eric Erickson and Vicki Beamon, the brand was established when the trio decided that there needed to be more jewellery available for runway shows. The collection is made up of beautiful crystal costume jewellery, bangles, cuffs, necklaces and earrings.
- Frédéric Malle
Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle was launched in 2000. Malle invites the best noses in the business to create their dream fragrance under his brand. What distinguishes Edition de Parfums Frédéric Malle fragrances from other perfumes on the market is that each perfume is intended to be a genuine work of art. Packaging is kept simple so as not to distract from what's within.
- Giambattista Valli
Italian designer Giambattista Valli launched his label in 2005. The designer's exquisite collection is made up of chic dresses and elegant cover-ups; a sophisticated blend of sharp tailoring and high glamour.
- Giorgio Armani
Established in 1975, Milan designer Giorgio Armani is known for his classic tailoring. His collections include tailored suits and glamorous red carpet dresses.
Founded in 1952 by designer Hubert de Givenchy, this French design house is known for its modern take on the classics. It has become a favorite among the Hollywood set, including the designer's muse Audrey Hepburn. Today, Riccardo Tisci is the chief designer. The clothes remain modern and sophisticated with a gothic femininity.
- Giuseppe Zanotti
Guiseppe Zanotti was born in San Mauro Pascoli, a town with a long history in shoe-making. Zanotti launched his company in 1993. Guiseppe Zanotti's shoes epitomise fine Italian craftsmanship with a rockâ€˜n roll edge.
- Hervé Léger
Since 1985, Hervé Léger has been associated with glamour and sophistication. The brand is known for it's body-con, bandage dresses that sculpt the body. Hervé Léger was reintroduced by Max Azria and Lubov Azria from BCBG and launched in 2007.The Hervé Léger by Max Azria collection maintains the heritage of the house.
- Jil Sander
Launched in 1973, Jil Sander is synonymous with minimalism. She has mastered the basics of having the perfect cashmere sweater, ultimate white shirt and the go-to pant suit. Sander is one of the most successful designers to emerge from Germany. Her designs are pure and have a timeless sensibility, which appeals to women of all ages.
Moroccan entrepreneur Joseph Ettedgui founded Joseph. His first collection was shown in 1984. The collection is a fusion of classic and contemporary design. Louise Trotter is currently the creative director.
- Kara Ross
Kara Ross was founded in 2003 and has since grown to include jewellery, handbags and belts. Kara Ross designed her first ring at a young age after a visit to Africa. She is a certified gemologist and uses diamonds, pearls and 18k gold. Kara Ross exhibits in esteemed galleries and international stores.
- Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade New York is known for brightly coloured, bold, quirky and stylish designer clothes, shoes and accessories.
- Kate Spade Home
Kate Spade Home
Kate Spade New York's range of fun, colourful and quirky tabletop, decor, gifts and homeware.
- Lafayette 148 New York
Lafayette 148 New York
Named after its Manhattan street address, Lafayette 148 New York creates sophisticated clothes using luxurious fabrics and expert craftsmanship.
Local designers Olivia Kennaway and Alice Heusser formed Lalesso in 2007 after creating their first collection in Cape Town, opening a workshop in Kenya and launching the brand in London. The pair were inspired by the East African khanga or lesso (a traditional garment made of colourful printed cotton) to create vibrant summer fashion.
- Little Marc Jacobs
Little Marc Jacobs
Little Marc Jacobs maintains the style and design concepts of the adult collection. Little Marc offers fun and cool clothes for the hip kid.
- L.K. Bennett
Linda Bennett founded L.K Bennett in London in 1990. It is an accessible British luxury brand. The collection is modern, feminine, colourful and stylish.
- Luminance Private Label
Luminance Private Label
Luminance's in-house private label is a uniquely South African range, offering high-quality, accessibly priced fashion for working women. It is designed in South Africa and manufactured jointly in South Africa and Italy using high-quality fabrics.
- Luminance Signature Collection
Luminance Private Label
The Luminance Signature Collection is a range of high quality, hand-made arts and crafts with global appeal. The collection of distinctive African objet d'art is sourced from communities around the country with the aim of empowering urban and rural entrepreneurs.
- Maison Boinet
Immaculately manufactured in France, leather specialist Maison Boinet was founded in 1858. Bionet belts' fresh use of colour blocking and skinny shapes makes the collection modern and relevant. With affordable styles, Maison Boinet offers an easy way to accessorise an everyday outfit.
- Maison Rabih Kayrouz
Maison Rabih Kayrouz
Established in Paris in 2008 by Lebanese fashion designer Maison Rabih Kayrouz, Kayrouz designs a ready-to wear collection for the modern women using couture-like craftsmanship.
- Manolo Blahnik
Manolo Blahnik is one of the world's most influential footwear designers. His shoes are exquisitely crafted, unique and epitomise true luxury. Manolo Blahnik has an international set of adoring fans across the globe.
- Marc by Marc Jacobs
Marc by Marc Jacobs
Founded in 2001, Marc by Marc Jacobs' ready-to-wear line is young, fun and quirky. The bright, bold and retro style clothes are synonymous with a youthful New York energy.
- Marc Jacobs
Born in New York, Marc Jacobs launched his label in 1986. Marc Jacobs is widely considered one of the most influential forces in global fashion. His super stylish clothes and luxe accessories deliver a modern aesthetic with a unique edge.
- Marianne Fassler
South African designer Marianne Fassler creates interesting and beautifully crafted clothes. Her label ranges from everyday separates to outfits for special occasions.
Marni was launched in 1994 by Consuelo Castiglioni and became known for its cool and quirky style. Marni's ready-to'wear pieces are a statement maker, designed to be worn together and layered to capture the Marni look. Castiglioni uses colours, prints and textures in a modern and unique way.
- Matthew Williamson
Matthew Williamson studied at Central Saint Martins College. Williamson and CEO Joseph Velosa founded the label in 1997. He is renowned for his highly recognisable signature aesthetic, a bohemian spirit and laid back glamour using print, embellishment and brilliant colour.
- Moulin Roty
Designed in France, Moulin Roty offers a charming collection of unique wooden and soft toys using only the finest French fabrics and materials. Moulin Roty represents 40 years of dreams and softness.
- Nicholas Kirkwood
Nicholas Kirkwood trained at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design. He launched his shoe collection in 2005. Kirkwood's shoes are architecturally inspired using fine craftsmanship and exquisite style. He has collaborated with many designers.
Okapi is a proudly South African luxury brand that creates exquisite artisanal handbags and accessories, hand-crafted in South Africa using locally and sustainably sourced materials.
- Oscar de la Renta
Oscar de la Renta
American designer Oscar de la Renta was born in the Dominican Republic. He was an apprentice of CristÃ³bal Balenciaga and launched his signature ready-to-wear collection in 1965. His clothes have a classic appeal with couture craftsmanship. His is loved by some of the world's most stylish women.
- Oscar de la Renta Home
Oscar de la Renta Home
Oscar de la Renta Home is inspired by furniture and pieces collected and found in Mr de la Renta's three homes: his New York City residence, his Conneticut country estate, and Oceanside Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. His home collection has remarkable scope and variety.
- Oscar de la Renta Children
Oscar de la Renta Children
Timeless design and old word charm make up Oscar de la Renta's children collection. The collection is meticulously crafted using the finest fabrics.
Pauw is a family -owned business with over 50 years of history. Designed by Madeleine Pauw, the collection is modern and offers the best in quality, style and craftsmanship. Pauw represents investment pieces that are feminine, timeless and beautifully cut.
- Philip Treacy
London milliner Philip Treacy was established in 1991. His collections are prolific and high profile. Treacy has collaborated with Alexander McQueen , Karl Largerfeld, Ralph Lauren, and Armani. He has won the British accessory designer of the year.
- Pierre Hardy
Pierre Hardy is a French shoe designer originally trained in fine arts and dance. His career was launched when he designed his first shoe collection in 1998 for Christian Dior. Hardy also designed footwear for HermÃ¨s. Pierre Hardy launched his namesake in 1999, with both classic and innovative designs.
- Rachel Roy
Born in California, Rachel Roy's collection is for the modern and sophisticated women. She designs easy-to-wear clothes that always look elegant and stylish.
- Red Valentino
Inspired by the House of Valentino, RED Valentino is Italian designer Valentino's contemporary line with a couture edge. The clothes are whimsical, flirty and glamorous at the same time.
Founded in 1947, Repetto offers the original ballet flat in a range of modern and updated colours. Rose Repetto founded the French ballet shoe company, a favourite among the trendy and those seeking chic comfort.
- Roland Mouret
Launched in 1998, Roland Mouret's iconic hourglass dresses, such as the Galaxy dress, epitomise Parisian chic. His figure-flattering clothing is often seen on the red carpet.
- See by Chloé
See by Chloé
Established in 2001 as the casual alternative to its sister brand, See by Chloé is the go-to label for chic everyday clothes with a French girl sensibility.
- Sergio Rossi
Italian shoe designer Sergio Rossi began selling his original designs in 1966. Known for excellent craftsmanship, Sergio Rossi shoes are an essential in any fabulous evening wardrobe.
- Sindiso Khumalo
Known for her vibrant textile prints and simple silhouettes, Sindiso Khumalo is one of South Africa’s hottest up-and-coming designers. Her latest collection was inspired by a trip to rural KwaZulu-Natal. Luminance is proud to welcome Sindiso Khumalo into its fold of local brands.
- Sonia by Sonia Rykiel
Sonia by Sonia Rykiel
Nathalie Rykiel, Sonia Rykiel's daughter, created Sonia by Sonia Rykiel. It is a ready-to-wear collection that captures the essence of Sonia Rykiel's fashion legacy. This diffusion line is quirky, charming and classic.
Spanx has a full range of body-shaping styles, the answer to every wardrobe challenge. Spanx is a staple for celebrities on the red carpet and fashion-loving women everywhere. For slimming silhouettes that ensure you look great from all angles, look to Spanx.
- Stella McCartney
Stella Mc Cartney is the daughter of Sir Paul McCartney of The Beatles. Stella studied at Central Saint Martins. Her trademark is sharp tailoring and sexy femininity. Stella is environmentally sensitive and does not use any fur and leather in her collections.
- Stella McCartney Kids
Stella McCartney Kids
Stella McCartney is an English fashion designer. She is the daughter of Sir Paul McCartney of the Beatles and an alumni of Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design. McCartney is environmentally sensitive and does not use any fur or leather. Her kids collection is playful with vibrant colours and captures the essence of fashion-forward kids.
- Stoned Cherrie
Launched in 2000, Stoned Cherrie is a South African lifestyle brand that expresses the modern and urban culture in South Africa.
South African Tracey Chiappini-Young and Brazilian-American Karen Jansen co-founded Taunina, a range of collectable teddy-bears described as "unique works of art and soul”, in 2011. Their aim was to promote social upliftment by elevating the status of craft to art. It employs women from disadvantaged communities to embroider its decor collections. Taunina is an anagram of the Sesotho word “tau”, meaning “lion” and “nina”, an acronym of “no income, no assets”.
- Tarina Patel
- The Row
Established in 2006 by Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen. The collection includes ready-to-wear, handbags and eyewear. The Row offers clothes with a timeless elegance using the ultimate in luxury fabrics.
Theory is a contemporary label that offers luxurious and stylish clothes. Its easy-to-wear staples are modern and classic at the same time.
- Tom Ford
American fashion designer Tom Ford reinvented traditional perfumery for the 21st century with a range of fragrances for men and women. The Tom Ford Private Blend is a sophisticated and intriguing collection of 16 fragrances, all presented in a single bottle design. The accords are a marriage of unconventionally paired and fascinating notes such as leather with blooming jasmine or tobacco flower with vanilla.
- Tory Burch
Launched in 2008, New York designer Tory Burch has made a name for herself with brightly coloured caftans, shifts and cardigans that are rich looking with a reasonable price tag. She has a unique sense of style, which is recognisable by the use of vibrant oranges, olives, mod two tones and gold finishings. She is inspired by the interior designer David Hicks and by the countries she visits.
Vilac has been making traditional wooden toys since 1911. The toys are beautifully handcrafted and the range includes building blocks and tea sets. Vilac's toy designs are timeless, bold and classic.
Ivorian Swaady Martin-Leke has a passion for Africa and a cup of good quality tea. And now this former CEO-turned-precious-tea-purveyor has blended the two together to create African luxury tea brand YSWARA.
Self-taught jewellery designer Zoja Mihic creates jewellery that expresses her “contemporary approach to luxury”. Her eponymous brand (“Zoja” means “life”) encapsulates this in each beautifully crafted piece. The Zoja “prima” line, crafted with light brown diamonds in a black rhodium finish, was specially crafted for LUMINANCE.
- The Row