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Razzle dazzle: how London label 16Arlington became a cult fashion favourite

By Scarlett Conlon

16Arlington counts Lady Gaga and Jourdan Dunn among its admirers. Here, its founders explain why statement sequins – and Joan Collins – never go out of style

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When your brand counts Lady Gaga, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Alek Wek, Doutzen Kroes, Adut Akech and Edie Campbell as devotees in its first year of business, it’s safe to say the future looks bright. In the case of 16Arlington, that prospect is figurative and literal, given the brand’s signature is statement sequins. “It is a real fusion of our styles,” says Marco Capaldo, who launched the label with his partner Federica “Kikka” Cavenati out of their north London flat last year. (It’s named for the address of their first shared studio.) “I love a bit of excessive glamour, and Kikka has a soft spot for very clean, minimal tailoring.”

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/feb/15/razzle-dazzle-how-london-label-16arlington-became-a-cult-fashion-favourite