Why would a promising designer leave a plumb job with cult designer Robert Geller after just five years? Well, to to set up his own company, for one. And to start creating clothes for his girlfriend. “It came after years of complaints from my female friends about how hard it was to find great leather [...]
“Our designs exist to reflect the integrity of a woman and resonate her unique individualism” says Gary Theodore, one half of the designer duo that makes up Australian (Melbourne) label Scanlan and Theodore, which led the pair to collaborate with model Erin Wasson and counter-culture photographer Nan Goldin f0r the breezy new spring/summer look book.
Filippa Knutsson is one of the two founders of Filippa K. Having been educated in London, Filippa returned to her native Stockholm in the mid-80’s to work for the successful family-owned fashion company Gul& Blå, initially as a buyer and later as a product manager.