Fashion designer and tFS May guest editor, Alice Roi, shares 10 things she can't live without.
With a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from New York University, and continued studies at Parsons School of Design, native New Yorker, Alice Roi launched her first collection for spring of 2000. Roi’s edgy vision quickly gained favor from New York’s fashion insiders and influencers. The collection received instant admiration from many celebrities and fashion insiders who embraced Roi’s unique vision .
In the spring of 2001, Alice Roi was nominated for the CFDA Perry Ellis Award for womenswear, one of the greatest honors a young designer can receive from the fashion community. In addition, Alice Roi was nominated for the Cooper Hewitt design award.
The Alice Roi collection was instantly picked up by one of the leading independent stores in New York, Kirna Zabete. Alice’s designs have since been available at Barney’s, Bergdorf Goodman, Louis Boston and Fred Segal, as well as a selection of specialty boutiques in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
| Right now I’m reading Be Here Now which was so interesting both visually and spiritually; it inspired a line of tees that I made for my fall collection.