One of our favorite designers, Marie France Van Damme, known for her globally influenced line of luxury resort, swim, and ready-to-wear has launched on NET-A-PORTER in time for the summer season. Marie France Van Damme has introduced a selection of pieces from the new Summer 2018 collection, retailing from $330 to $1500 USD.
Available as of mid-May, the Summer 2018 collection of Dolce Vita essentials is a return to the glamorous roots of resort wear with its hand embroidery and opulent fabrics, from French lace to metallic-toned Italian weaves and featherweight Chinese silks. With simplicity, comfort, durability and femininity, signature pieces such as the Boubou caftan provide instant glamour.
Complemented by simple and sharp shapes, the collection is enriched with Marie France’s intricate embroideries and black and white essentials. Signature pieces include Marie France Van Damme’s Milady Nageur metallic jacquard swimsuit and Rose Babani metallic floral silk-blend jacquard kimono. All are combined in the Marie France Van Damme atelier to create effortless glamour. Whether in New York, Los Angeles, Singapore, Hong Kong, or London, the collection is designed to have a wear anywhere appeal.
“We are excited to be part of the Net-a-Porter family and expand our presence with such an influential global e-tailer,” says Marie France Van Damme. “Each piece from the new Summer 2018 collection is designed to be mixed and matched effortlessly, from the beach to a cocktail or dinner in the evening.”
With three more namesake boutiques planned for Fall 2018, Net-a-Porter is the latest prestigious retailer to carry the Marie France Van Damme brand, which has rapidly expanded since its inception in 2011 to include an impressive range of ready-to-wear, resort wear, swimwear, sunglasses, perfume, and candles. The designer recently launched an eleventh boutique in Miami at Bal Harbour Shops and a store in Marrakech at La Mamounia in January 2018, a Los Angeles boutique in September 2017 at the Peninsula Beverly Hills, a boutique in Bangkok’s luxury shopping and entertainment complex Gaysorn Village in 2017, and her seventh store in December 2016 in Hong Kong’s prestigious Elements shopping mall, which is Marie France Van Damme’s second Hong Kong store. The company opened its very first store in Hong Kong’s acclaimed International Finance Centre (IFC) mall in September 2013. Five years later, Marie France Van Damme has eleven stores worldwide, proving that small curated stores are still very relevant. The company currently has 100 retail locations in some of the world’s most desirable shopping destinations.
Made in Hong Kong & South China Marie France Van Damme is proud of the production capabilities it has built for itself in the past 30 years. With couture and tailoring facilities in-house and embroidery produced across the border in China, every production piece is fitted and quality verified to ensure that the Marie France Van Damme label fulfills the highest standards in the industry.