Fashion Week San Diego: J.L. Rocha Interview

This year at Fashion Week San Diego each night of shows were categorized by different themes, including “SoCal Style”, “Gentlemen and Ladies”, and “Avante Garde Evening Wear”. Presenting his collection on “Gentlemen and Ladies” night, designer J.L. Rocha used 100 year old techniques to create an exceptional line of menswear that included shoes, jackets, and belts. Rocha’s belief in using only the best when it comes to his leather goods radiated in his FWSD 2014 collection. His collection was classic and timeless with stunning details influenced from his Mexican heritage. 

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The Philosophy of “Less is More”

I have always been an avid fan of  the “less is more” philosophy when it comes to fashion, and looking at the Fall 2014 designer collections from New York, London, Milan, and Paris, I would say the fashion industry is a fan as well. From Edun to Helmut Lang, runways were filled with simple yet striking silhouettes, monochromatic color schemes, and fresh takes on minimalism. This simplistic approach to fall fashion gave the clothing a true quality of wearable luxury.

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