Alexis Barrell is a new up-and-coming designer. Barrell who originates from South Africa, studied architecture for 3 years at the Univeristy of Cape Town before dropping out and making her way to Paris where she enrolled at the Istituto Marangoni. From there Barrell went to work alongside the couturier Marc Bouwer in New York. All of Alexis Barrell’s experience and travels has encouraged her to set up her own label. Barrell labels the Alexis Barrell girl as “an individual who is urban, busy, curious and inspired”. So if you meet this criteria you may want to check out her Spring/Summer 13 collection!