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While there's a cornucopia of to-die-for indie designers popping up in Lala to constantly fill the corners of your eyes, we have a feeling the pair we're about to present will take center stage à la Jenni Kayne and Rodarte before their spring '13 season even finishes its deliveries! After slipping into Maxfowles' most divine cherry-red pantsuit (see slide two) at its Chateau Marmont debut awhile back — and consequently struggling with the fact that we had to eventually take it off — we knew the hubby-wife duo Max and Parisa Fowles-Padzro had sartorial klieg-lights quality.
This isn't your typical fledgling collection, either — every sophisticated seam, silhouette, and fabric will inevitably weave its way into the international It girl's gotta-have-it psyche. And, the creators know a thing or two about worldly-yet-edgy appeal; she's from Stockholm, and he hails from Londontown. They both have their hands in every haute pot of the design process (how's that for a modern relationship?), which we think is why there's that perfect charming balance to each piece. Take a peek for yourself in our exclusive warm-weather sneak peek, and see the beauts in person soon at Elyse Walker, stylehaüs, and Revolve Clothing. Now, we're just saying our Hail Mary's the designers stick around L.A., because these kinds of well-bred wares are ready to make themselves right at home!
Photos: Courtesy of Maxfowles
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