Know Right Now: Georgia Hardinge

Georgia Hardinge's second collection combines expert layering techniques with ribbon embroidery and (real) wire cages to make a line-up as sophisticated as it is wickedly sexy.

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Free the beast! Structured cage embellishments make these two pieces the collection's true show-stoppers. the Georgia Hardgine website for ordering information.
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London-born designer Georgia Hardinge developed a taste for fantastic design during whirlwind world tours with her parents, Lord Nick Hardinge and Baroness Florence von Oppenheim. Here, a tiered ruffle cocktail dress in royal purple acts as an homage to regal roots.
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A recent graduate of Parsons Paris School of Art and Design, Georgia was awarded the illustrious Golden Thimble Award for her senior thesis collection. She employs the same architectural and embellishment techniques that earned he award in the new AW10 collection.
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Before finishing her design studies, Georgia recorded a solo album in London. Her dual passions for fashion and music can be seen in these rock-n-roll worthy cocktail dresses.
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Georgia founded her eponymous label in 2009, and has since laid claim to the gothy-princess market with her signature sharp, sculptural silhouettes and girly-yet-sophisticated ruffle detailing.
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Some pieces in Georgia's AW10 collection are embellished with actual cage structures, like this ivory skirt (which is sort of a better version of Alex Wang's Spring 2009 embroidered mesh dresses).
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Georiga puts her masterful layering techniques to good use with super-tiered dresses and skirts.
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Georgia's riff on the tuxedo dress is both modern and alluring, with elongated lapels and a sharp geometric shoulder.
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Expert embroidery and textured embellishments make these sexy evening dresses dynamic (instead of just hoochie).
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