We are all in for a treat this week! Designer Lela Rose will be visiting Vermillion for our Spring 2013 Trunk Show. We are excited for her to meet our customers and assist in appointments on Thursday! Her spring collection, which we’ll have Wednesday-Friday, includes an amazing assortment of sophisticated yet approachable separates, to glamours sheaths and gowns draped with textured lace, plush organza and metallic edged embroidery. Take a closer look at the designer as she shares insight into her life…
Q: What inspired your spring 2013 collection?
A: Jim Hodges and his ethereal nature drawings
Q: What is your favorite item in the collection?
A:The blue ink etched floral dress.
Q:What are you most looking forward to about your trip back to North Caroline?
A: Good food and fun with old friends (everyone at Vermillion).
Q:Who are some of your favorite designers?
A: Lanvin, old Romeo Gigli.
Q: What brand of shoes dominate your closet?
A: Christian Louboutin and Lela Rose for Payless
Q: What is the best gift you ever received?
A: My Kids.
Q: If you weren’t a designer, what would you be doing?
A: I would have a home made ice cream store that would also double as a party space.
Q: What is your favorite restaurant in New York?
A: I have MANY but to name a few: Sorella, Momofuku Ssam, Co.
Q: What is your favorite city in the world?
A: I Haven’t been to enough to decide on an absolute favorite.
Q: What is your secret to a successful dinner party?
A: A special cocktail.
Q: Name three of your fall wardrobe obsessions.
A: Olympia Le Tan handbag, Charlotte Olympia shoes, any earrings form Alexandra Bahlman
Q: What is your favorite fall cocktail? (And please share your recipe!)
A: Pomegranate and rosemary margaritas (just muddle pomegranate seeds before you pour and use a rosemary stick as the swizzle)
Q: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
A: Be kind, be kind, be kind.
Q: What is your zodiac sign?
Q: What has been your proudest moment?
A: This is silly but I feel proud about my kids quite often for small accomplishments.