Why We Need To Know Now: This burgeoning Brazilian talent has plenty of youthful-luxe pedigree after working under Roberto Cavalli and Gabriele Griess for both Chloe and Lanvin. However, 2012 was the year when Casasola made her own name known, with Style.com giving her second solo collection a rave review. Just two seasons out, the designer nabbed noms for the internationally judged "Who Is On Next" award, Milano Unica's On-Stage Project, and Milan's Vogue Talents Corner — all in just one year.
In Five Words: Evening gowns for all hours.
Photos: Courtesy of Barbara Casasola