Read about indie womenswear Prospect 44 in WWD‘s LA regional, this January.
“My inspirations are from a variety of things: flappers, literature, colors in different graffiti pieces,” said Marlene Salcido, designer of the independent, two-year-old women’s wear. She showed me to her kitchen, housing her sewing machine that earned her $3600 her first year, and held up a pair of boy’s undies, appliqued with the golden “P44.” “What do you think?”
Looked like 24 karats of metrosexual gold to me. She told me how the briefs ($20 wholesale) sold out recently at the Vice LA store. MORE