In designing clothing, I collect countless prints and images as inspiration for each collection so that by the time it comes down to creating pieces, I have a fairly clear vision of what they'll look like. This was not one of those cases. I knew I wanted to create a velvet tracksuit, but an entirely velvet suit felt risky, and possibly too bold. It wasn't until we added the tuxedo side-taping down the trouser and added a button to cinch the blazer at the waist that it really started to fall into place, and I couldn't be happier with the end result. I was right that it'd be bold, but it's also entirely approachable. I love that I can wear the blazer jacket over denim (as an aside, our entire team is such a fan of this look that they frequently arrive at the office matching), and that the trousers are a great piece in their own right, even with cute sneakers. Together, they made for a luxe look, sure to make an impact at any formal event.
Whatever (Jump)Suits You
Left to my own devices, I'd live in jumpsuits. They're universally flattering, versatile, and, most of all, easy. I can't think of a single other wardrobe staple that's able to transition as seamlessly from pajamas to workday attire with a just few simple accessory swaps (it ...read more