Raoul who? If you haven't heard about the brand, it's because it has only recently landed on our Big Apple shores. But though it's a newbie on our retail scene (the company launched their New York showroom late in 2009), Singapore-based Raoul has long been dressing up serious stylephiles and celebs in Asia and Australia, all of whom have fallen under the spell of the brand's luxurious designs since its launch in 2002. After peeping their spring '11 collection, we're feeling the love, too. The pieces, like a delicately ruffled long dress ($418), an exquisite lace-paneled blouse ($198), and an insanely elegant high-waist, wide-leg pant ($198), eschew overtly trendy themes while still managing to look current. You'll fall head over seams for the clothes' ageless appeal, the kind that'll still have you reaching for them on a daily basis years after you've added them to your closet. No surprise then that our favorite e-tailer, Shopbop, has embarked on a serious relationship with the brand. The site is set to launch a capsule collection tomorrow , and will be exclusively selling the line on the web. Crushing already? We've got first dibs at the lookbook that will have your sartorial hormones raging. You've been warned: you're bound to become one of Raoul's many lovers even before you're through clicking.
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