Bravotv.com: What are the biggest challenges and benefits of working with Green fabrics? Is this something you try to do in your daily designing or will start?
Going Green to save the planet is something I am passionate about in my design and personal life. The biggest challenge right now is finding mills and finishing plants that are on board with this movement. Suede tries to use Green fabrics whenever possible as each of us has a responsibility to do our part to protect the environment. Suede is also a big proponent of recycling. Please join me.
Bravotv.com: How concerned were you with your model choosing the fabric -- did you give her any direction? Did she come back with good stuff?
Concerned about my lovely "Tee Tee Tia?" Not at all. She has her stuff together; she's a very intelligent, kind, and amazing woman. I knew that she would select things that would look phenomenal on her. The only direction I gave her was to get lots of fabric. The last thing any of us wanted was to have our model come back with half a yard of fabric.