October 21st, 2011
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — Filipino designer Karen Capili, one of the newest and most talked-about fashion designers in Los Angeles, will debut her inaugural line of couture at the L.A. Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios at a gala event on Saturday, October 22.
Capili is known for her use of bright vivid colors from the 1980s, which she cleverly intertwines with Victorian-era designs to create unique pieces that reflect divergent time periods yet create a distinctive look that is bold and dramatic, yet also classical and formal.
“I am very eager for the industry to get a sense of my vision and a feel for my imagination that is expressed through my use of different colors, textures, fabrics and styles,” said Capili. “This line of couture brings together my love of formality and romanticism with the excitement of the hipness that was embodied during the 1980s.” (more…)