Abbe held tells us what to expect
The industry’s most elite and talented will all be flocking to nyc for new york fashion week and if you’re like me, the thought of meeting tom ford or michael kors beats a regular celebrity sighting any day!Well, thanks to saks fifth avenue’s fashion’s night out, you can get a dose of amazing designers all in one evening.This is your chance to rub elbows with carolina herrera, camilla skovgaard, giuseppe zanotti, kenneth jay lane, david yurman, carlos falchi and donna karan(Just to namedrop a few of the designers who will be at the store that night).In anticipation of this glorious gathering of fashion’s most fabulous, i sat down with kooba creative director abbe held to get the scoop on what to expect at saks on september 10th, and to take a sneak peek at kooba’s upcoming designs.
Q:Fno at saks is looking ichaelorag to be a pretty big deal.How did you decide to get involved?
A:I think fno is a fabulous idea.It is bringing much needed excitement to the fashion industry and nyc.Saks has always been a strong partner of ours and we are thrilled to be doing this with them.
Q:I hear you’re going to be working with rihanna’s stylist to help girls shop smart for fall fashions.What are your biggest tips when it comes to accessorizing?
A:I always say that you should keep things simple and don overdue it.You can make a bold statement michael kors bags sale by focusing on one great item.
Q:Kooba’s fall collection looks great.What was your inspiration and what can we expect to see more of in the future?
A:I am so happy with the fall collection.We were inspired by exciting new leather techniques.We focused on texture and depth in addition to shine when it came to the fall leathers.
Q:Which kooba bag is going to be on your arm this season?
A:I have three fall must haves that i am going to rotate between this season.The peyton, a great studded bag;The ricki, a slouchy shoulder bag;And the brett, an everyday cross body bag.
Q:Are you going to do any shopping while you’re at saks?What’s on your”Must have”Accessories list this fall?
A:Of course, i can help myself.I wouldn dream of leaving without picking up a few items.Some of my fall must haves include a pair of knee high leather boots, long multi chain necklaces and a big leather cuff.I also just bought leather sleeves to go under my short sleeve sweaters in italy which i am very excited about.