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Sculpt

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Sculpt

It's easy to spot the Cristobel Balenciaga influence on Turkish sisters Ece and Ayce Ege! Their designs, under the moniker "Dice Kayek" started with a collection of crisp, white blouses and grew from there. Now based in Paris and the talk of the fashion industry, the sisters have been designing brilliantly sculpted, feminine and flirty pieces for close to 15 years.    Dice Kayek-       Balenciaga- 1960s

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Prints Quinn

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Prints Quinn

I am utterly smitten with designer Richard Quinn (and clearly I'm in good company- so Queen Elizabeth!). London based, he is known for his innovative use of bold prints. He's also a fan of 1980s Mugler, so he's got great taste in vintage himsef!  In many of his designs I'm immediately reminded of the 1950s-60s coordinating dress and coat ensemble. I adore the ensembles with mis-matched prints as well- and the runway looks are brilliantly innovative!    You can shop floral prints (vintage, of course) on the site here.   Past-   Quinn-

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