Rebecca Minkoff.

ABOUT REBECCA MINKOFF

ABOUT THE BRAND

A cultivated pacesetter in the contemporary fashion industry, the Rebecca Minkoff brand delivers fashion-forward apparel, handbags, shoes, jewelry and eyewear to modern-minded women around the globe. Seasonal collections strike the right note of cool yet attainable, daring yet functional, and are always informed by a sophisticated New York edge.


ABOUT THE DESIGNER

At 18, Rebecca Minkoff packed her bags and moved to New York to become a fashion designer. She launched her eponymous company in 2005 with the creation of her own handbag line, after which she expanded the brand to include ready-to-wear apparel, shoes, jewelry and accessories. Today, Minkoff is one of the leading contemporary designers in the U.S., a member of the CFDA, and the 2011 winner of the Breakthrough Award by the Accessories Council.


Here are a few more tidbits from our recent Q&A with the designer:

 

Enjoys collecting:
"Fashion and art books."


Finds inspiration in:
"My travels."


Best piece of advice:
"Never give up!"


Favorite article of clothing:
"A pair of really worn-in jeans."


Favorite place to travel:
"Anywhere with a beach and lots of sun."


Style icon:
"Kate Moss."


Best part of the job:
"Designing collections that I love to wear, for women just like me."


Favorite piece from her new collection:
"The outerwear; I'm obsessed with the Venus jacket and can't wait to rock it."


Favorite trends of the moment:
"Stacking and layering jewelry; adding pops of color to your outfit; wearing a great pair of rocker-inspired boots with a simple outfit."