Friday, May 28, 2010

Insider Interview: C/Fan Designs

 PrivyDolls love local designers, and finding talent in local boutiques in Chicago is more than a pastime, it is what PrivyDolls are all about. I want to introduce you  to Christina of C/Fan designs. Her line includes everything feminine meets modern. Every item is almost all 100% silk and I love the exaggerated pockets and the racer back dresses. Check out C/Fan at many Chicago boutiques and also at: www.cfan-designs.com. We sat down with the designer to understand the inspiration behind the line and learn what trends are next.

Label/Company Name: C/FAN Designs          
Name: Christina

PD: 3 words to describe your label:
C/Fan: Luxe, Essential, Sexy

PD: In your opinion what is next season’s trend? 
C/Fan:  Sheer prints

PD: What is your inspiration for this season/line entirely?
C/Fan: Fall 2010 was inspired by the Ayn Rand character Dagny Taggart and the cellist, Jacqueline Dupre

PD: What are your favorite materials to use? 
C/Fan: Silk

PD: What is your favorite place for brainstorming and day dreaming: 
C/Fan: The few moments prior to falling asleep when one minute feels like an hour.  This is the time that my mind races with thoughts and ideas.

PD: Female entrepreneur of the year award should go to: 
C/Fan: Phoebe Philo.  She’s taken Celine to another level of greatness.

PD: If you could dress any celebrity at the moment who would it be? 
C/Fan: Cate Blanchett

PD: And Lastly, spill the Privy find:   
C/Fan: Bonnie and Clyde’s,  Cerato Boutique, Roslyn, Le D all located in Chicago



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