Trends: Sleeves as belts tied in the front, floral prints, cropped wide leg pants, sequins,
Colors: Red, Yellow, Pink
OSCAR DE LA RENTA (I interned for Laura and Fernando back in 2011. They have come SO far and are continuing to keep Oscar's legacy alive.) Honored to have worked with them. It is because of Laura that I am designing and continue to be in the fashion industry. Thank you for sharing your gifts with the world! #MajorIcons
REBECCA TAYLOR (I would pair this set with different shoes).
You know when a skirt hugs you in all the right places, is the perfect length, feels AMAZING, and makes you want to dance all night long?! Well, thats how I feel about this one...its MAGIC and I've been wearing it non stop to keep me cool from this damn heat wave going on in LA right now! ;)
I have been wanting to design my own line ever since I was about five years old, when I started dressing my American Girl dolls in any fabric I could get my hands on, whether it was dish towels, headbands, or old bed sheets. I have always been obsessed with clothes because they were — and still are — a tool to help me express who I am. I was born in Spain but was raised in California. Growing up I was a little confused as to what culture I belonged to: American or Spanish. But clothing allowed me to express myself at a time when words could not. This line was heavenly influenced by the southern region of Spain: gypsies, flamenco dancers, and the bright colors I see every time I go to Huelva or Sevilla. Growing up, I spent my summers in the south of Spain watching the flamenco gypsies play music. Their long skirts, leather chokers, and big red flowers in their hair is pulled me towards them. The polka dot pattern that I use under the red skirt and on the black skirt is a very popular pattern that you would see in traditional flamenco skirts.
I want to say a BIG THANK YOU to the people that made this possible. To Shamani, because without you none of this would have happened. Thank you for helping me create and for guiding me throughout this whole process. I love you! To Hampton, Thank you for taking most of the photos on here, creating my website, my logo, basically anything graphic wise, and for dealing with all my last minute requests, I owe you big time! ;), my family, especially my Mom and my Grandmother for being huge syle icons for me, my sisters for helping me design the pieces, my dad for taking us to the South of Spain every summer, And lastly to every single one of you who support me even if you don't purchase anything. For liking, sharing, commenting, or reading any of my photos/posts. You have absolutely no idea how much you mean to me. I never though any of this was even slightly possible and has become possible because of you. THANK YOU. I LOVE YOU.