Rosie Assoulin Resort 2015 

Hard to believe that it’s been just one year since Rosie Assoulin launched her namesake line. Since her debut last summer, Assoulin has quickly captured the industry’s attention with her modern takes on occasionwear, which notably earned her a Swarovski CFDA Award nomination. While fashion Cinderella stories like Assoulin’s are few and far between, her new Resort collection stands as further proof that the designer’s overnight ascent was no fluke. After establishing a distinct language for the brand early on, Assoulin continued the conversation this season by updating signature plays on sculptural volumes and vibrant color combinations. Current fans will gravitate toward the block-striped strapless tops and halter gowns with cascade details, as well as the crisp white cotton look that paired a crop top featuring dramatic sleeves with wide-leg trousers. “I feel like this girl is ready to walk onto the set of a Quentin Tarantino film and kick ass,” said Assoulin of the latter outfit during her intimate presentation.

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