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Lauren Stucky hasn't been on the fashion scene too long—her fall 2011 collection is her second season—but she already shows promise for creating unique new looks that are on-trend without being too copycatty. For fall she combines a lot of leather (both textured and not) with sheer chiffon and intricate lace for a very badass fem look that we're digging. (So far her dress is one of the few fur sleeve trend pieces we'd actually consider wearing.)
The recent FIDM graduate hails from Portland originally, but is more heavily influenced by European fashions (and possibly Catwoman). Though her prices aren't for the faint of heart ($230 - $1,295), the well-tailored leather is worth the investment. You can currently shop her looks in person at Beige on Beverly Blvd.—but we suspect she'll soon dominate LA.
· Lauren Stucky [Official site]
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