Dressing Friends: Daniel's Design Process
by Daniel Beaudet
I was thinking a lot about your dress.
I remember you said you wanted something sexy, pulled together, colorful... In short something for the active sexy mom you are, dear!!! And off course it had to be a ''bra friendly'' dress! Sticky cup are not supportive enough (thanks for the tip since I have a tendency to forget that detail).
I thought of Marimekko (that you like a lot, no?) And Mary Quant too, but at the same time I was looking at my new Japanese pattern books. I saw one dress made of knotted strip of fabric. I thought why not make a dress out of ribbons?
And then the ribbons became seaming which became cables. In short, I was inspired by what you are doing which is KNIT!!!
The flannel is not what I was imagining for you at first but it's a really nice one!
I think a red lining has the graphic element needed, no? I mixed up the dyes to make a special “Kate Red” that I thought you would really like.
What more can I say? Oh yeah, you have to wear HIGH HEELS! No choice. And don’t whine about it.