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Los Angeles designer and tastemaker Beatrice Valenzuela has already established herself as a woman of great style. As co-founder of the hugely successful biannual marketplace Echo Park Craft Fair and creator of Eastside fashionista's favorite casual footwear (we dare you to hit up any hip Silver Lake establishment and not see a pair of her sandalias strolling around), the Mexico City-raised maker has branded herself as a bohemian nuevo inspired by the lush landscapes of both her hometown and her current Los Angeles neighborhood.
Just take a peek at her faved Instagram feed and you'll see the enviable tabletops (total domestic goddess vibes), botanica, interiors, and — clearly — fashions that have earned her so many fans. And it's exactly this sensibility that Valenzuela has managed to capture with her own recently-launched clothing line, which is currently available for purchase on her site.
The collection, which ranges from a $46 pañuelo to a $460 silk, ruffled wrap dress, was born from the designer's own desire for "very feminine and classic silhouettes in natural fabrics like linen and silk" as well as pieces that were as elegant as they were comfortable. Other LA tastemakers are already fans of the subtly tropical line, with both Clare Vivier and Heather Taylor having snatched up the best-selling linen Ranchera blouse.
Valenzuela tells us she's already got plans to expand the collection with the addition of different colors and a few new staples, but wants to keep her focus on offering classic, versatile — and we might add — inspired basics.