Donna Karan is one of those fashion design names that I know I should know but I have to confess that I can’t actually picture any of her stuff. I’m curious to learn more about her and see if there’s any crochet in her work as the next installment in my Crochet Designer del progetto.
About Fashion Designer Donna Karan
First we’ll turn to the Donna Karan page in Simone Werle’s 50 Fashion Designers che dovreste sapere. The subtitle of her page tells me that “this New York designer is famous for comfortable chic and functional power dressing”. For her first independent collection in the mid-1980s she presented seven pieces of chic black clothing that could be combined in a variety of ways to create an easy stylish wardrobe. Da allora lei ha mantenuto un obiettivo di creare abiti per le donne che vogliono guardare grande, senza dover pensare troppo a loro vestiti. Lei ha preso una decisione finanziaria per dare la società nel 2001 ma il marchio continua a oggi. Mi chiedo se ci sia spazio per uncinetto in un marchio no-nonsense come questo? Diamo uno sguardo …
Donna Karan Crochet
Donna Karan Crochet Kimono venduta tramite Neiman Marcus
Vintage Donna Karan Crocheted Silk Purse. Via ebay.
DKNY Crochet Vest. Via Rubino Plaza.
Shirley Ephraim collana crochet creato e venduto attraverso Donna Karan
Chi è Kate Jenkins?
Kate Jenkins is a knitwear designer who sold designs to many great brands including Donna Karan before starting her own knit and crochet line called cardigan as well as her own crochet art collection. I thought I’d share some of her stuff here because of that Donna Karan fashion relationship:
Wearing Donna Karan with Crochet
Best bet: Wear a stylish pair of Donna Karan shoes with your handcrafted crochet:
Donna Karan I’d Love To See Reinvented in Crochet
Donna Karan knits are good inspiration for crochet
Donna Karan Knit and Taffeta Dress. I find the bow inspiring. Via Casual Cutie.
Do any of Donna Karan’s designs inspire you as a crocheter?