POSTS BY ANGEL LENISE

KaufmanFranco Spring 2014

KaufmanFranco Spring 2014

  from Angel Lenise

INSPIRATION: Raw versus refined. Good girl versus bad girl. Iconic, mononymous models Verushka andIman. A native, urban huntress who travels the globe with a raw sensuality.[...]

Mathieu Mirano Spring 2014

Mathieu Mirano Spring 2014

  from Angel Lenise

INSPIRATION:  Lingerie. For the first time since his collection’s debut, the 22-year-old designer (and Lady Gaga favorite) integrated lace into his designs. The result was a fresh take on underpinnings as outerwear, with [...]

 Jonathan Simkhai Spring 2014

Jonathan Simkhai Spring 2014

  from Angel Lenise

INSPIRATION: England’s 1964 Battle of Brighton Beach when English mods and rockers waged war on the seaside. His athletic aesthetic and geometric interpretations came from him “imagining beach chairs strewn around,” he [...]

Trina Turk Spring 2014

Trina Turk Spring 2014

  from Angel Lenise

INSPIRATION: Winding down the west’s Pacific Coast Highway. Turk mapped out a “California Road Trip” for next season, with her women’s and men’s collections inspired by the scenic oases where sand, sun, and surf meet.[...]

Lela Rose Spring 2014

Lela Rose Spring 2014

  from Angel Lenise

INSPIRATION: Danish industrial designer Arne Jaconbsen, renowned for his Egg and Swan chair designs. Rose integrated elements of “curvilinear shapes and quirky geometry” from his structural creations into her collection as an homage [...]

Ruffian Spring 2014

Ruffian Spring 2014

  from Angel Lenise

INSPIRATION: French writer Françoise Sagan’s 1954 novel Bonjour Tristesse about a young girl and her philandering father. “Ingénue,” as the collection is called, “focuses on the freshness and vulnerability of youth,” [...]