WHAT EXCITED YOU ABOUT COLLABORATING WITH KOMONO?
It was a very interesting experience to develop a sellable product for the first time. I learned that not everything is always possible in the making of a quality product. This opportunity gave me the chance to get a taste of working together with a company.
CAN YOU TELL US MORE ABOUT YOUR DESIGN AND HOW THE WHOLE PROCESS WENT?
My collection is about an artwork called The Dinner Party from Judy Chicago. It’s a gigantic dinner table made for strong women out of our whole history. Dressing up has been a magical experience for me since forever. During the process of my collection I tried to push the boundaries of lace fabrics. I made collages with old and new laces, vacuumed lace in plastic fabrics, … So it was an obvious step to use it also in my sunglasses. Shortly, my glasses are a translation of lace blindfolds.
IN WHAT WAYS DO THE GLASSES COMPLEMENT OR ENHANCE YOUR COLLECTION?
I think the sunglasses give an extra dimension to the face and to my lace research. It’s a finishing touch. I really enjoy making different silhouette combinations by playing with accessories.