Fashion for our future
office next door to accommodate the growing team. We’re also opening our first retail store on Madison Avenue in the first week of November. It’s in the Carlyle House, which is actually in the Carlyle Hotel. The shop can be accessed by going through the hotel, which means you can have a martini and then shop.
A dream situation! From what I gather from your sensibilities, I’m curious who you’re working with in terms of the store design.
We’re working with this wonderful Italian person in-house, who is specialised and passionate about sustainability. The idea is that the environment doesn’t have to suffer. We believe in creating a luxurious store environment with the environment in mind. Ninety-nine percent of the store is recyclable, and all materials are mindfully sourced and low-impact.
The first time I met you, when you walked me through the collection, the elegance and the beauty of the clothes was very noticeable. But the way you spoke about them made me feel