10 Fashion Brands Proving Romance Isn’t Dead

Pastels, sweet florals, floaty fabrics and delicate lace. Feminine details to make you feel like you’re living in a modern-day fairy tale. Wear elegantly with light Stilettos or style with rough Boots. Soft materials and airy silhouettes work anywhere. Here are ten designers bringing romance to life.

by Rebecca IvancevicApril 1, 2019, 10:37 AM

#1 Rodarte

Rodarte is a family affair – sisters, Kate and Laura Mulleavy founded the brand in 2005 and titled it after their mother’s maiden name. The duo’s beautifully unique and artful designs have been worn by the likes of Sienna Miller and Natalie Portman.

#2 Simone Rocha

A brand of beautiful contrasts, Simone Rocha is playful but graceful, romantic without losing its quirky edge. The complexity of their silhouettes retain an artistry while playing with accurate tailoring and experimental volume.

#3 LoveShackFancy

Love Shack Fancy is known for its hand-crafted, dreamy, and nostalgic designs. Versatile pieces feel like air and light. As if sewn by fairies and dressed by little birds, LSF’s garments invite dreams of enchanted gardens, bees flitting between flowers, and a simpler world.

#4 Preen by Thornton Bregazzi

Romance can still be contemporary. It’s here in a riot of playful patterns and a wide array of heel heights. Look for experimental blends of fabrics and confidently crafted silhouettes. Old meets new in this dynamic selection of designs from Preen by Thornton Bregazzi.

#5 Zimmermann

Zimmermann’s sophisticated femininity, passion for detail and love of color and print meet bohemian, flowing silhouettes. A contemporary twist with decorative embellishments which provide a relaxed note in a collection full of airy, nostalgic prints and bouncing ruffles.

#6 Miu Miu

A twisted and sophisticated brand, Miu Miu are a new wave. A creative playground embracing both, rebellious attitude and refined experimentalism. The results are feminine, quirky styles that feel fresh and lively. Cult status iconic lace dresses, mary-janes, and jackets to be loved again and again

#7 Self-Portrait

Cult, contemporary yet attainable, Self-Portrait addresses every occasion a woman has in her diary each season. They pair exquisite materials with joyful, contemporary silhouettes to create a dynamic, young collection.

#8 Valentino

Delicate, soft and graceful, Valentino distinguishes itself by combining exquisite materials with outstanding craftsmanship. Creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli works closely with the many artisans of the house and takes full advantage of their experience. The resulting selection is a fantastic dream.

#9 Giambattista Valli

Embrace a boldly feminine aesthetic with Giambattista Valli. Fluid fabrics and asymmetric hems reflect the brand’s flattering silhouettes. Beloved on red carpets all over the world, their classical elegance and sophistication never gets old.

#10 Rosantica

A romantic mood runs through each Rosantica piece. Decadent details such as gold-finished metals, shimmering embellishments and feathers delight. The opulent and luxurious bags make the perfect accessories, whether walking the red carpet or just to the bakery.