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A Few Fab Words With Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Winner Wayne D. Lee of WAYNE

You will find clothes that encompass her personal background in Wayne D. Lee of WAYNE's clothes. The Vietnamese-born designer and Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation winner comes from a long line of tailors and believes that fashion is in her blood. I'm with you sister. Well, the fashion in the blood part. I do not come from a lineage of tailors, but I do want to hear what Wayne has to say. If you do too, a few Fab words . . .

What kind of girl do you design for?

I design for girls who have their own independent style and personality, someone who's also adventurous and not afraid to take risks.

What are your favorite fabrics to work with? The toughest fabrics to work with?

Fave Fabrics: wools and cottons. Toughest: silks.

What's your next trip destination?


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What's the biggest lesson you've learned in the last year?

Endurance and patience.

What's in store for Fall '08?

'40s menswear and aviator uniform inspired clothing with a modern edge: chic blazer suits, stylish herringbone coats with leather, elegant somewhat loose-fitting dresses with unique details, boyfriend sweaters.

What's the best part of being an Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation winner?

The best part is the recognition which comes with the prize. Being a winner has tremendously made the WAYNE label stand out among the fashion crowd and potential buyers.


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