FACTIO MAGAZINE: If you could describe your line in one word, what would it be? HORACIO NIETO: Appealing.
FM: What is your design aesthetic? HC:My design philosophy of designing clothing is a combination of strength, fluidity and sex appeal.
FM: Tell us about your Spring 2010 collection.
HC: The ready-to-wear collections will revolve around the elements of tribes from different worlds . The Arlo menswear collection is inspired from outer space with futuristic fabrics, galactic colors and details. As for the womenswear collection, it reflects a modern Amazon tribe with textures, vibrant colors and modern elements.
FM: If you weren’t a designer, what would you be.
HC: Something still in the arts.
FM: What are you doing for Fashion Focus? HC: I want to establish myself as an independent designer with a menswear and womenswear line and to let people hear about me. (For details on his show this Friday, October 23, click here!
FM: What is your biggest career moment to date? HC: Winning the AOL Latino Fashionista Design Competition!
FM: What do you wish people would understand about the fashion industry?
HC: That it’s a very competitive industry and you must have a lot of patience and strength to survive this industry.
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