Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Designer Of The Day: Christina Makowsky

Designer Bio:
With a degree in designing from FIT and 28 years of dressing the most elegant women in designer clothing came the inspiration for the Christina Makowsky Brand. The Christina Makowsky Brand provides integrity and exclusivity therefore garments are never mass produced and are created and marketed in limited quantities. An intelligent Iconic collection of classic fashion pieces that any well dressed girl should have in her wardrobe. The Christina Makowsky Brand is committed to providing the highest quality clothing made from the finest fabric with enduring workmanship. Each piece is intelligently designed and inspired by iconic timeless classics.

1. What inspired you to get into fashion?
 It’s in my DNA; always has been since I was a little girl.

2.Where did you go to school and what was your major?
 I went to the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and majored in Fashion Design.

3. Describe your philosophy about fashion? 
 It should never be a trend. It should transcend time and be consistent with who you are.

4. What words of wisdom can you give to aspiring designers?
Believe in your talent and go for it!

5.Where do you get your inspiration for your designs?
My inspiration comes from every client that I have ever dressed.

6. What is a typical day for a fashion designer like yourself?
There is no typical day

7. Which fashion designers have been important points of reference for you?
Every fashion designer is an inspiration in different ways. They all have their own point of view and are all important.

8. If you had the opportunity to design an outfit for one person who would it be?
Kate Middleton

9. Can you tell me about your collection?
Please visit www.ChristinaMakowsky.com and the collection speaks for itself.

10.  Where can we find your collection? 
You can find the collection on the website; www.ChristinaMakowsky.com.
Christina Makowsky is a humanitarian brand and is also sold through trunk show events supporting different charities.