Raquel Allegra on Vogue.com

January 13, 2011 § Leave a comment

“What prompted nonconformist Raquel Allegra to cut garments from rustic upholstery fabric was not admiration for Fräulein Maria’s sartorial skills in The Sound of Music. “I’m constantly experimenting with new textures,” explains the innovative Los Angeles–based designer, whose earlier designs have been snapped up by Madonna and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. “If I don’t want to sleep in it, it doesn’t belong in the collection.” With that in mind, it makes perfect sense she would turn her hand to natural Irish linen—a fine material often used for bedsheets and tablecloths in stately homes and discerning hotels—as her starting point for spring.”

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Text and image via Vogue.com.

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