the New York-based designer used her love of cardigans (she has more than 200 of them) as a springboard to launch of her own knitwear-centric clothing line. we popped by the designer’s midtown studio to talk racking up stamps on her passport and the merits of easy dressing.
She travels regularly to Peru, a country deeply rooted in its textile tradition and handiwork and, for the last two years, has incorporated the work of its artisans into her collections. The Marianela pant
and the Gisella top
are woven on an industrial scarf loom and cut into garments. “I work really closely with the factory there to create our own patterns,”
Photography by Bryan Derballa. Makeup by Imane Fiocchi and hair by Melisande Page, both for Beauty Exchange NYC.
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