Skip to main content

Sugar Lane. The interview.

This is a very important interview for me. Because this time I had a chance to talk to wonderful fellow blogger about her designs, wonderful clothes, ideas and past. many of my readers know her as well - Sugar Lane. I don't think there is much I can tell you about her because she'll tell it to you better so read the post and jump to her blog Sugar Lane

1 How did you start the line? How long did you plan that? Was it a longterm dream or the idea just came up to your mind and worked?
I started “Sugar Lane Design” a year back, but it was something I wanted to do earlier. A design line had always been on my mind, even before studying fashion design; I started experimenting with silks in 2009, while I did my MBA in India. I wanted to design something special, unique, and use all those wonderful Indian silks that we can barely find in Europe. So I started selecting vintage fabrics… turbans were the first thing I came up with, as they’re my key accessory, but then I wanted to do something more personal, some garment where you could really enjoy the touch of silk, and that’s how the robes were born!
2 Does blogging help you with your designs?
Blogging helps, it’s like a shopping window. The Internet is really useful when you start a business, especially if you are selling online. Blogging also involves visiting many other websites, so that also helps during the creative process; it’s a huge source of inspiration. However, I try not to overload sugarlaneblog.com with my designs, I don’t want to bore my readers with self promotion, so I just post about it when there is a new collection or I include some garments on my personal style posts eventually.
3 Which were your first memories regarding fashion?
My mom is also a fashion designer, so most of my childhood I was surrounded by fabrics and threads… I loved arranging and classifying buttons at her studio. I got my first sewing machine when I was 5, it was a kids version in pink, turquoise and yellow, but it actually worked!
4 Tell us about the first piece you ever designed
Well, apart from mini dresses for all my Barbies, the first piece that I designed 100% was my favorite silk coat. I fell in love with the brocade pink and green heirloom silk, and I knew it had to be mine, so I got it and after a lot of thinking I turned it into a coat. I fell so proud when I tried it on, I guess that was the moment I decided this is what I wanted to do.
You can see the coat here: http://www.sugarlaneblog.com/2012/11/bright-in-silk.html


5 A little survey for Inside and Outside blog: some say talented in fashion kids usually try to make their toys look better (repainting for example) did you do something like that? And if you did then what?
LOL, I love repainting! Actually in my family we have a saying: “Paint any reality that you don’t like”. It’s a metaphor for life, but I use it a lot for walls, furniture or anything that I don’t really like J I don’t think it has to do with fashion or talent, it’s just that creative people can’t stop reinventing their surroundings. My DIY section on the blog is a good example; it’s usually about fashion, but sometimes I feel like painting a door or making candle holders and I just do it!
You can follow wonderful Sugar Lane designs at: https://www.facebook.com/SUGARLANECOLLECTION

or on Instagram: @SUGAR_LANE


Have a nice day,
Lyosha

  Follow Inside & Outside
Follow Inside and Outside

Comments

  1. Thank you so much Lyosha, I hope your readers enjoy :)
    have a wonderful weekend!
    S

    ReplyDelete
  2. This was a fantastic interview, her designs are amazing!! I have one of her pieces myself that I won & I love it a lot :))) xx

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hey beauty love your new post =) Keep posting .
    Regards from Bosnia ♥
    http://obsessionwithfashion.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  4. Lovely feature on her. These are beautiful styles and images. :)
    Take care,
    Madison

    ReplyDelete
  5. Lovely idea for a post, it was nice reading it:)

    Greetings,
    www.fashionmemos.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  6. Great a interview,her pieces are so dreamy.
    http://rock4less.blogspot.co.uk/

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thank you so much for taking time and leaving me a message! You are making me so happy! I promise to do the same thing for you.
xx
Lyosha

Popular posts from this blog

Детские Мечты

I do love it when social and fashionable is combined. When fashion show is held for reason the fashion shines brighter. What is why I was so exited when I found out about fashion charity Maraphone 'Kids Dreams' ("Детские Мечты") I realized I couldn't miss it. Because it was all about kids dreams, orphan kids dreams which were made an outfit for by other kids from the whole Russia. So important. To make it real designer kids combined their forces with various kids fashion brands both focused primary on kids fashion and major brands with kids branches. Each look was unique. Also there were a lot of wonderful celebrities which contributed a lot the whole show both acting like models and making show with songs.
русский перевод под изображением.


RU: Я люблю, когда модное и социальное объединены. Потому что когда показ мод сделан ради важной причины, мода сияет ярче. Поэтому когда я узнала про благотворительный фэшн-марафон "Детские мечты", я поняла, что про…

Copenhagen trip

Hello!
As I am on vacation I though it's cool to catch up with my previous vacation! Great idea right? I have posted an oddly belated report on my trip to Cyprus last year and now I'm posting something not that shamefully belated - my March birthday trip part in Copenhagen.









As usual I was wearing super comfortable clothes, I can't really say much about my outfit. I have to admit I aimed to stay comfortable and enjoy my short break out from everything not really aiming to be fashion blogger. Copenhagen was so welcoming to us! The weather was lovely all the time (if we forget about heavy rain upon our arrival, when we got wet wondering around our hotel to find the entrance and even worse when we headed to the shop to buy a toothpaste we forgotten back home). The city is so comfortable. I am deeply in love with Louisiana museum of modern art. Royal palace was lovely as well, the stables are gorgeous as well as the kitchen which my husband didn't want to leave. Canals were…

Danish-Swedish

One more from the trip present for my and Max' birthdays. During our stay in Copenhagen region we took one day to see the Hamlet castle and also took a ferry to see one more city, this time Swedish. The small cities are so charming and calm! In Danish part of the day we enjoyed a lovely castle (I love castles so there was no way I might dislike it) and absolutely stunning two museums marine (ship, boats and ferries are my secret-not-so-secret passion) and museum of technology which makes my engineer heart rise and shine. As for Swedish part... well, we wondered about the streets, enjoyed some food and weather. So calm, so peaceful - just what we needed. The only con was the early closed castle part which we missed.


We managed to take some time and make couple of photos of my outfit which was causal, travel but cute at the same time. Or so I felt.

and as usual I can't leave you without a bunch of assorted sightseeing photos.













<