Enter the OPD fantasy world
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Describe your MADE LA popup in one sentence.
A creative journey into the OPD Fantasy world.
How did you get into the industry?
Born into it baby. 3rd generation New York Fashion Industry and a passion to share my unconventional fashion ways with the world.
Who is your work aimed at in particular?
The risk takers and trend makers – who are utterly obsessed with how they feel on the inside and want to shine from the inside out.
Who are you influenced by both locally and internationally?
Fellow creative geniuses who are masters of their craft- ranging from local designers to couture level gurus.
Can you describe your brand in three words?
Fearless, Comfortable & Effortless
If you weren’t a creative what would you be doing?
Movin’ it like a gypsy and traveling around the world and back again.
What’s the best thing about LA?
LA Hollywood Bling & the weather of course.
Do you have any rules you live by?
‘Do it with passion or don’t do it at all’ and ‘Rules are meant to be broken’ 😉
If you could dress anyone who would it be?
Who or what do you think is particularly underrated right now?
Hanes Wife Beaters
Who or what are you fascinated with right now?
The creativity on the streets- the way people dress, act, the style they present themselves in. Real time, real people- the realness in the world we live in. I am also fascinated by designers who take the unconventional approach to fashion and set a new creative standard- the eye of the unordinary- Jahnkoy is out of control amazing.
What were you like in high school?
In high school, I beat to my own drum.
Favorite Instagram accounts?
@jennelombardo, @carolinevreeland, @lpathelabel, @asaprocky, @stylememaeve
Who are you excited to see showcase their work at MADE LA?
Everyone- i’m always excited to see what likeminded creatives bring to the table. And Sita Abellan is such a babe.
What’s the next big thing coming up for you?
What advice would you give to young designers?
NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAMS.
What’s been the biggest WTF moment of 2017 so far?
What do you order at In-n-out?
Cheeseburger with fries and a chocolate milkshake.
Coffee Bean or Starbucks?
Neither, all about the independent Coffee Shops- better espresso.
Where do you look for inspiration?
From the moment I open my eyes in the morning to the moment I close them to go to sleep. On repeat.
Favorite designer/brand besides yourself?
Predict summer’s next big trend?
I don’t give away my secrets 😉
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