Monday, June 11, 2012

Get to know our designers :: Ulla Johnson ~ a McMullen exclusive Q&A

We know you are going to absolutely love this week's spotlighted designer, Ulla Johnson. Her designs are known for custom prints, intricate details and fine tailoring which only enhance her fresh feminine aesthetic.

About Ulla Johnson:
Born and raised in Manhattan, Ulla Johnson honed her signature style in the streets of New York City. Inspired by the raw energy of the metropolis, Ulla draws fresh insights into how clothes can empower and inspire women. She has never wavered in her steadfast attention to the details of construction that have become her hallmark, basing each of her exquisite collections on a timeless foundation of natural fibers, beautiful finishing, and proper fit.

Q: What was your inspiration for Spring/Summer 2012?
A: I was very much inspired by colors and elements from the natural world - the prints were drawn from earth and sea motifs and the palette played between beachy neutrals and bright florals - peony, geranium, hibiscus. I also continued to explore my fascination with hand worked details with shibori dyeing and crewel embroidery.

Q: What are you most excited about in fashion right now?
A: Color, color, color!

Q: What's your favorite summer indulgence?
A: Our summer home in Montauk with my husband and kids.


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