LPA: What was the intital inspiraion behind your AW12 collection?
Alejandro: I was inspired by geometry and architecture. I also drew inspiration from the materials in the collection; mink, python, iridescant patents and jewel toned suedes.
LPA: What can we expect to see from Alejandro Ingelmo this year?
Alejandro: My plan is to expand the collection to include leather goods and women’s handbags.
LPA: What do you think is the key to good personal style?
Alejandro: Personal style is an attitude and a lot of it has to do with being comfortable in what you’re wearing.
LPA: Where do you look for inspiration when starting on a new collection?
Alejandro: Everywhere… So many different things inspire me; people, architecture, New York, travelling…
LPA: What’s the most valuable fashion advice you’ve ever received?
Alejandro: A professor once told me to be true to my design and I have always remembered that when working on my collections.
LPA: What has been your proudest moment in fashion so far?
Alejandro: Opening my first store on Wooster Street in New York.
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