Wonderful combinations of contrasting tweed and lace and great structuring and silhouette with timeless elegance. Raffaela Ascione's AW2011 is a great source of inspiration for your business unit.
Raffaela Ascione is a London based fashion designer. He began his fashion education in Ireland back in 2003 where he completed a two-year course at LSC, Limerick. He went on to complete his BA at UCA, Rochester in 2008. Upon graduation, Raffaele was head-hunted by Max Mara and spent a year in Milan designing across various different lines for the fashion house. Other experience within the industry include stints at Julia Clancey and Gareth Pugh where he spent 3 seasons working and re-fining his skills. He completed his MA at Central Saint Martins in Womenswear, showcasing his latest collection at London Fashion Week, A/W 2011. (thanks to 13threads)