Designer Interview with Lavanya Coodly
Show: AMCONYC: Lavanya Coodly S|S 17' Runway Show
Why did you choose fashion designing as a career?
I always enjoyed fashion and I'm a person who loves to wear beautiful clothes myself! T gives me much joy to make clothes for other people and make them look beautiful.
Growing up, was there anyone in your family who made you feel like designing?
Yes, in my family we all did. My mother, aunts and grandmother were all experts! Growing up in India we always had good tailors around and anytime you wanted a special outfit for a special occasion you took it to them to have it made.
What advice would you give to aspiring fashion designers?
I think you should follow your passion. Stay consistent, focused and never give up.
Where do you see (Line Name) in the next 5 years?
I would like to see it on as many people as possible and in department stores. Just simply doing very well!