Are you able to inform us a bit about your self and your enterprise?
Earlier than launching Caes, I labored as a designer for a few years on enormous collections that needed to fall inside a strict framework of (seasonal) types, price range, and time, as is the case with most vogue manufacturers. On a private stage, this did not really feel proper anymore. I had a robust need to give attention to designing gadgets that might not be restricted to at least one season solely, the place high quality and match can be a spotlight and I may actually give my full consideration to every piece, take my time, and actually love the top product. That was my dream. I envisioned smaller collections in “editions” fairly than seasons, with qualities and colours that might stay timeless and wearable year-round. I toyed with this concept for a while however was lastly courageous sufficient to take the primary steps at first of final 12 months.
The very first thing I did was search for the proper suppliers who shared my imaginative and prescient. We ended up working with family-owned firms in Portugal, so we will go to them usually and intently observe the manufacturing course of as a result of the whole lot is made in-house. They’re all very devoted and really care about their individuals. To me, that is as necessary as the standard of their work.
The precise begin of the model was a really thrilling time for me. I had, in fact, labored within the vogue business for a very long time, so I had many proficient individuals round me that I may flip to for recommendation. I additionally seen that my story and imaginative and prescient excited individuals—it was as in the event that they have been all ready for somebody to totally decide to slow-fashion design on this method.
And in the event you needed to sum up your enterprise in 5 phrases or much less?
Simplicity, timeless, female.