Being a high quality Custom Products company, we live for fashion! Luckily for us, we have the opportunity to work with the most talented fashion designers in the industry. Their innovative brands become the inspiration and the muse for our creations. This week’s Customer of the Week is one of those fashion designers who will leave her footprint or shall we say heelprint on the world of fashion. Here is our interview with the Owner and Founder of The brand.
The/Studio: Introduce yourself. Tell our readers a little bit about who you are!
Emily: I am a LA based designer. I studied fashion design in Paris at the Instituto Marangoni and L’Ecole de la Couture Parisienne. I came back to LA to start brand of high-end womenswear. Since 2013 I have had runways shows in LA Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, and NYC Fashion Week. I take inspiration from the 60s and 70s combining fit and classic tailored lines with modern simplicity.
The brand fuses music, film, and fashion and creates short films with each collection. My collections have a story and through film I can share their stories with everyone.
The/Studio: What have you learned since starting The brand?
Emily: Passion fuels everything. It is not easy and for the most part it is a 24/7 job, so it is very important you love what you do and that it makes you happy.
The/Studio: What about The brand are you most proud of?
Emily: I am very proud to have been recognized by L’Officiel Paris, as one of 4 LA designers to be making an impact during LA Fashion Week.
The/Studio: What are some of the greatest challenges you face with your business?
Emily: Production can be challenging, meeting deadlines, and making sure I have enough time to create each piece. I using draping to create my patterns and sew every piece.
The/Studio: Where do you see The brand in 10 years?
Emily: I hope to have my flagship store with it’s own studio by then. I love to keep a personal relationship with my customers.
The/Studio: What type of legacy do you want to leave?
Emily: I would love for my company to be one of the lasting fashion houses based in LA, as Dior and Chanel have been to Paris. That it will continue to work and collaborate with other artists in creating something more than just a product but a lasting story.
Emily: I was inspired by anime and our craze for likes on instagram. I had been wanting to create patches that have a meaning and relate to one another for my latest collection.
The/Studio: How are you going to use this custom product?
Emily: It will be included in my Spring Summer 2017 Collection.
The/Studio: Do you have any promotions you would like to offer our community?
Emily: They will receive 10% off the products from my collection with these patches.
The/Studio: Do you have any upcoming events that our community members can attend?
Emily: I will be doing a showcase this August 18th with RAW at the Globe Theater in LA from 7pm-10pm.
Tickets will be available soon!
For more information about The brand, check out Emily’s website: