Wednesday, March 11

Interview With Designer, Layla Abramowitz of Ditu

Layla Abramowitz is the designer behind the label, Ditu. The collection offers sleek, streamlined pieces that have international appeal. Layla had designed for Zac Posen as well as Ports 1961 before launching her own collection during SS08. The most unique element about the line’s pieces is Layla’s innovative blending of fishing line with knit fabric to create a fabric that has not been popular in the fashion scene till now. We had a chance to get the insider tips from the gorgeous designer. For more info on Ditu click here.

HM: Describe your style in one word.

HM: What is your best-kept fashion secret?
Safety pins

HM: Where is your favorite place to shop?
Loehmann's backroom and vintage shops. It's all in the thrill of the hunt.

HM: Who is your style icon?
Angelina Jolie

HM: What is the biggest fashion mistake a woman can make when getting dressed? LA: Not using a full-length mirror.

HM: What is one lesson you are grateful for learning throughout your career in fashion?
How to play with smoke and mirrors.

HM: What advice would you give to young fashion industry professionals trying to make their fame?
Be different, not a perfect snowflake.

HM: If you could give women a fashion tip to be fabulous what would it be?
Rock what you've got.

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