Release your inner alfa!
I remember watching this movie for the first time. I was young and eager, looking for ways to express myself as a woman – in a unique but also powerful way. Back then, I didn’t have too many role models. Until the day I discovered Gloria. I can still feel the satisfaction of finally seeing a female lead (Gena Rowland) portrayed as strong and dominant, instead of dependent and obedient. By being the first “godmother” amongst a group of gangster, Gloria helped defying social clichés about women. For this collection I linked Gloria’s strength to the concept of power suits. In my design I translated this into powerful pinstripe patterns and macho suspender straps.
For the designs of this Fall Winter 2014 collection, I was inspired by the heroic story of Joan of Arc. Reflecting the past years while having experienced all aspects of life, I found this legend of Joan of Arc admirable and inspirational.
Who’s a Nasty Gal?
What’s currently on my nightstand? This shouldn’t come as a surprise; it’s a nasty gal! The book #Girlboss is the latest achievement of power house Sophia Amoruso.
Spotted Tyra Banks
One of America’s ultimate top models, Tyra Banks, spotted in my designs, but this lady has a remarkable story
Woman Crush Wednesday
Some women can inspire me in such a way that you can maybe even call it a little crush. Want to know which ladies have this effect on me? Follow my #WomanCrushWednesdays on Twitter.