Take a look at any of the Real Housewives' closet tours or pay close attention to an over-the-top interview outfit and chances are you'll see more than a few familiar brands. Bravolebrities' love of high-end fashion from Chanel, Dior, and Louis Vuitton is practically legendary at this point, but every so often, we have the unique pleasure of discovering an up-and-coming fashion label that is on the verge of reaching household-name status.
For 2020, some of Bravo's most fashion-obsessed faces are looking to expand their runway-filled wardrobes with luxe designer names and smaller boutique brands that go beyond a ubiquitous logo. Because, after all, true style enthusiasts know how to search high and low for the best and brightest looks. Need proof?
The lovely ladies of Bravo below have called on the skin-baring, body-hugging, and show-stopping designs from some of the industry's hottest names for every occasion from girls' night out to reunions and major awards red carpets. Trust and believe that these brands are only getting started with their epic celebrity style takeovers. Keep reading for a breakdown of each soon-to-be-favorite label.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Dorit Kemsley is a style maven known for wearing head-to-toe, fresh-off-the-runway ensembles from a Chanel mall cop look to Dior visors. But when it came time for Dorit to turn all the heads during the holiday season, the Beverly Beach designer looked to Milan-based label The Attico for an unforgettable pearl frock.
The brainchild of Gilda Ambrosio and Giorgia Tordini, The Attico (which, fittingly, is Italian for penthouse) has become famous for its range of unapologetically glamorous, in-your-face designs with '90s-era flare. Its crystal embellished shoes are practically mandatory for Instagram likes which is why it comes as no surprise that it would be on Dorit's radar.
Designer Alex Perry may be a huge name in his native Australia (he did host the reunion of The Real Housewives of Melbourne, after all), but his fame stateside is only growing thanks in no small part to his devoted clientele that includes the likes of Kyle Richards and Lisa Rinna, who have both worn his sculpted designs to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunions and beyond.
Stassi Schroeder is also a fan of Alex Perry's clean lines and statement-making silhouettes, as evidenced by her flirty minidress moment at her engagement party.
Copenhagen-based Rotate Birger-Christensen is an approachable luxe label that is quickly rising the ranks as a must-have brand in the Bravoverse — at least that's how it would appear when not one, but two Bravolebs show up to BravoCon 2019 in the exact same dress. Tinsley Mortimer and Toya Bush-Harris committed the ultimate friendly fashion faux pas when they donned the brand's signature high-volume-sleeved minidress in an eye-catching pink floral print.
And who could forget Ariana Madix's turn on the People's Choice Awards red carpet wearing a bubble gum pink tapestry-printed minidress with button details? The Vanderpump Rules bartender is now one of two Bravo stars who have had the distinct pleasure of twinning with Tinsley Mortimer in the exact same Rotate dress.
In fact, twinning is the tell-tale sign that a label is on the rise when you consider that both Southern Charm fashionista Kathryn Dennis and Below Deck's Rhylee Gerber donned variations of the same trendy, tie-front Retrofete dress. No wonder the glittering robe-style mini looked so familiar when Rhylee rocked it to the Below Deck reunion.
A little bit disco and a whole lot of sex appeal, Retrofete's outlook on style is all about fearless females who turn to glittering looks with a slight vintage twist for added sex appeal — perfect for a girl's night out on the town a la Kathryn Dennis.
What do Raquel Leviss, Melissa Gorga, and Lilly Ghalichi have in common? Other than killer figures, these Bravo babes are all serious fans of Walter Collection — the very brand responsible for Raquel's memorable Vanderpump Rules Season 7 Reunion $2,500 dress that sent social media into a tizzy. All three ladies leaned on the label known for glitzy catsuits and slinky, body-baring gowns for major moments in 2019 and 2020.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey's Melissa hit the catwalk for Walter Collection at the Art Hearts Fashion NYFW 2020 presentation in a sexy snakeskin cut-out dress. Shahs of Sunset alum Lilly Ghalichi is so in love with the brand that she donned its glamorous navy embroidered gown to the 2020 Academy Awards with her husband.
Looks like we have some shopping to do.
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