2009 marked the unveiling year of one of Los Angeles’ hottest brands Funktional, brought to us by designer Jennifer Park, a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM). With creative play on its dictionary spelling and inspired by the designers common phrase of “I can’t function”, each collection seemingly functions quite well with a unique appeal that interprets versatile designs and modern styling that are fashionably hip and enthused with everlasting “Funk”.
Her newest ensembles for the Spring/Summer 2012 line are simply amazing (not like we expected any less), for they embrace a free spirit and perfect for anyone who dares to be different. Not to mention, its affordable prices have us minxes applauding with a standing ovation.
Having graced the bodies of A-List celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, Kristin Cavallari, Hilary Duff, Ke$ha and seen in the pages of Cosmopolitan, People, Glamour, LA-Confidental, and so many more, Funktional is no stranger to making notable appearances. Talk about success, this brand has it written all over it and you too can be part of the limelight for pieces can be purchased from retailers such as Wasteland, Nasty Gal, Planet Blue, and Shopbop.
Here are some of our minx-i-fied summer ready favorites: Side Snap Shorts ($100), Apron Dress ($150), Picnic Top ($95), Joan Bralette ($80), Joan Shorts ($110), Stripe Fold Front Shirt ($110), Breezy Back Romper ($142), Picnic Lace Dress (89.60), Twisted Silk Blouse ($105), & Starry Silk Dress ($138).