If you weren’t a fashion designer now, what would you be doing? Photojournalist.
Who are your favourite fashion designers? Haider Ackermann. He has a strong point of view and I would wear most everything in his collection.
What’s it like having a sibling as a business and creative partner? It’s like going home for the holidays everyday… Intense at times, but comforting.
What’s your favourite trend of 2013? Sneaker wedges, they seem to be making a lasting impression.
How do other people describe your work? “Urban nomad”. I would say that’s close. We strive to create a balance between nature and city life.
Where do you shop? Vintage or antique stores, eBay, and Etsy.
What would your advice be to someone who needs a makeover? Choose comfort over vanity, find colors that compliment your skin tone, and don’t get wrapped up in trends. Your wardrobe should be timeless.
Do you have any fashion rules? Don’t be confined by rules, but wear clothes that fit.
How do you pick the music for your runway shows? Lots of research. It’s important that you find music that compliments your inspiration for the season. Our Fall 2013 collection is inspired by Arctic exploration, so we’re researching haunting, chilling, dark sounds that evokes the feeling of icy landscapes.
Words and images: Hatnim Lee