Kwill speaks to the girl on the go who wants to look flirty, feminine and tough all at once. She likes to accentuate her body with 50’s and 40’s inspired cuts with an edge. Kwill accommodates this with its fit and flare dresses made with varying materials from silks to leather. Speaking to the soft yet strong qualities every woman possesses. All garments are designed with mixing and matching in mind for optimum versatility and use. For the whimsical, practical woman of intelligence and taste Kwill is the perfect fit.
Gait is a line inspired by Classic menswear. Giving clients opportunity to express their personality and style, creating a bridge between the gender gap. With such excellent fit and styling, even women want to be seen in it. This Collection is suitable for both genders.
The Karen Ashley line is dedicated to being an outward reflection and affirmation of our customers’ goals and dreams; we are committed to the journey. Sophisticated and refined the Karen Ashley customer embraces her femininity, and she is powerful, confident, sure of herself. We are committed to offering satisfying and compelling experiences by utilizing the finest materials, exceptional workmanship, attention to detail and outstanding customer service.
Label Name: JuleanoThe Juleano aesthetic is a collection that is inspired by modern, contemporary, and unconventional items. These can range from the paneling of a skyscraper, to the organic waves of smoke flowing through air. Many of the designs have a geometric or symmetrical design that shows balance on the body.
Jonquil & Mr Black is a couture and made-to-measure line of handluggage and accessories hand-built from vintage or antique raw materials. Our customer, like our aesthetic, informs the future while invoking the past; turns the mundane to memorable. Due to the rarity and non-sustainable nature of our textiles, product runs are limited editions.
Personal Style: Leschi’s Erika Dalya Massaquoi is a fashion chameleon, absorbing and reflecting the many moods and styles of her influences, which are as diverse and far reaching as the Miami of her childhood and her parents’ interest in civil rights and modernism. “I’m all about the high/low mix,” Massaquoi says. “You see me in vintage mixed with Africana and JCrew, Marni or Prada with a pair of beat-down Converse. I’ve been wearing those since 1986.”
Gingerlyn Bellus has been designing custom one of kind garments for about 20 years to individual clients. Some of the examples of her projects, have been everything from; Costumes, Cos-Play (Anime), to Ready-to- Wear for Men and Women.
As for the Ready-to-Wear collections, the Bellus brand focuses on classical styles of clothing with an edgy but a modern twist, with attention to detail work. Influenced by historical, and sometimes anime inspiration, and a mixture of fabrics that gives its defined look.
Chinatown–International District-based Jessica Park, the designer of the ultrachic Ampersand As Apostrophe line of bags (and one cool necklace), is really into the concept of transformation. “Almost all of my bags can be transformed for multiple ways to wear,” she says. Her most popular bag, the Buffalo Parcel ($795), for example, has at least seven possible incarnations, considering it has a black metal chain, two shoulder straps and can also be carried as a clutch.
Inspired by architectural and structured designs, advanced technology, and an alternative lifestyle, Onyx was my attempt at experimenting with stretch fabrics of varying textures. My target customer is a single 20-something woman living in a metropolitan city.
The Taylor & Landon brand uses modern prints in bright-bold colors. The designer, Emily Hopkins, is a self-taught seamstress that started her career sewing while in college earning a Chemistry degree at the University of Texas. Her use of fabric manipulation, with techniques such as smocking and pleated tucks, sets her apart from other designers. The Taylor & Landon brand targets women of all ages that are looking for a functional addition to their wardrobe, but who also want to stand apart from the crowd with a pop of color.
Label Name: Semblance
The pieces in this collection are very much textile based. Using a very light handed lined hemp blend each garment was individually hand dyed with natural dies such as log wood, hazel nut husks and chestnut. This line of clothing is a semblance of a feeling, a feeling of pride, the followings of heritage, and a sense of journey. The auras evoked by beings, their wisdom, and the traces left behind