This stunning, eye catching design by Etro is the perfect mesh of two intricate worlds. Textured knitting with bold paisley makes for a gorgeous combination.
Both of these gorgeous Missoni multi-colored accessories are available at Harrods. The bag is machine washable, and the scarf must be hand washed. They are both knitted in wool blends.
Oscar de la Renta Spring 2008 Ready to Wear Collection
Even though the New York Times wanted Tom Scott to win, the prestigeous prize was awarded to Chinese designer Qui Hao. "The designer created several pieces that will go on sale in famous French shop Colette.One of his pieces included a white tube dress with merino wool accents in the form of orbs. The award includes a $158,000 of which he will use to bring over to Paris. Hao currently works out of Shanghai but is angling to bring his brand of fashion over to Paris." Papierdoll Magazine
A dark knitted top is the base for this exceptional design, with many different and interesting textures. Big bold jewelry over a dark knitted sweater is very eye catching.
Aldo Fernando is a new label, based in Atlanta, Georgia, on the rise of something fabulous. Unique Baby Alpaca fibers crafted in Peru for the ultimate experience in cultural luxury. I had the fantastic opportunity to interview designer Fernando Perez:
What are your three favorite fibers or textiles to work with?
Alpaca, alpaca-silk and cottons (modal, Pima and organic)
What is your fashion philosophy (what are your strongest feelings about fashion)? I love incorporating vintage pieces into an everyday look.
What are some of the first things you think of when you start to create a design?
To come up with the right piece that works for any and every boutique clientele.
Do you believe that any woman of any size can look sexy?
Do you have a favorite piece from your own collections?
I like the capes because they flatter any age, size and shape.
What fashion designer or label do you admire?
Speaking of your fashion designs, are you working on or thinking of anything new and innovative for the future?
What is your favorite type of dress to create?
What kind of woman wears your designs?
Women of any age, with a young spirit.
Gleam in gold while draping this dramatic stole around your shoulders. Design by Octavio Pizarro.
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