Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Robert Rodriguez (See Jane Meet)

the talented Robert + me {wearing gifted dress}
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending an event at Neiman Marcus where I was able to meet one of my favorite designers: Robert Rodriguez.  Ever since I could afford his clothes, I've been buying them.  They're classically feminine and the man makes a fantastic dress.

At the event, Robert Rodriguez's SS 2012 collection was presented and Robert himself even styled and assisted some ladies while they shopped.  I was able to meet him, chat for a bit and get some insight into his current collection as well as some future designs, too.  Below are a few questions and answers to get into the mind and genius of Robert Rodriguez--enjoy!

*How did you break into designing?

RR: When I was young my mother gave me a book on Christian Dior. It really became like my bible, I couldn't stop reading it. That was what really inspired me to go into fashion.

*   What was your inspiration for the SS 2012 collection?

RR: My inspiration was of a beautiful girl walking through the desolate streets of downtown Los Angeles. Something you would see in a Hitchcock or Fellini film. Also the historical nature of the buildings in L.A. were an inspiration -- the vivid color and strong lines.

*   What's your favorite upcoming trend for fall 2012?
RR: The Fall collection has a lot of great leather pieces, there is some amazing beading, and you'll also see a few pencil skirts.

RR collection at Neiman Marcus
The perfect maxi dress
SS 2012 lookbook
a memento from a fun day
hot pink + polka dots

21 comments

La Petite Olga said...

How great is that meeting one of your favorite designers!! And this lace dress is beautiful!

xx Olga
La Petite Olga

Doux Rousse said...

So beautiful. I think my favorite piece may be the dress you're wearing!

XO,
Caitlin
www.douxrousse.com

a Sequin Dress at Breakfast said...

you know i love me some hot pink and polka dots! and that lace pink dress - you look dashing!

Alicia said...

Ah, that dress + hot pink blazer are amazing (I'm with Kiley) ;)) Such a fun experience Anna! x

Collections said...

This is awesome! Love you in that pink dress.

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blue roses said...

ooo, i love the lime green piece, the lace top reminds me of a 60s piece!

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TheChambrayCountess said...

So fun! He sounds great and your lace dress is very Hitchcock heroine in LA! This makes me want to pull my Rob Rodriguez pieces out of the closet and wear them today :)

Josie said...

Your dress is absolutely gorgeous! And you're sooo lucky that you got to meet him -- I love his pieces!
xo Josie
www.winksmilestyle.com

Giovanna said...

That's so exciting you got to meet Robert Rodriguez! I'm obsessed with the green dresss from the lookbook! It's amazing!!

xx
Giovanna
www.oliveandanarrow.com

Fashion is for idiots [like us] said...

His collection looks great!
Amazing colors!

cute dress, girl! x

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Benjamin + Trang said...

so exciting!!! were you a little star struck or super nervous before meeting him??? btw, love the pink dress! it looks great on your skin tone

-Trang
www.benjaminandtrang.com

April said...

Looks like a fun event! Love that pink lace number!

The Jones said...

Robert seems like a very talented man! Lucky that you got to meet him. This pink colour is gorgeous on you, btw...that dress was a perfect gift!

<3 cambria
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Emily said...

How fun! The dress you're wearing is gorgeous! Lucky girl!

Emily
moda + medialunas

Closet Fashionista said...

SO jealous!! Oh how I love Robert Rodriguez :D
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Kastles said...

Looks like so much fun! That pink dress is adorable on you!
Have a lovely day!
<3 Kastles

awhite said...

Amazing opportunity! Lucky girl. :)

And you fit in just perfectly in bright pink lace! Love it.

-Ashley
http://lerougestylo.blog.com

Nuha said...

You look gorgeous in that pink dress. And I love the pink blazer too :-)

Allie said...

You look fantastic in that dress! Congrats on getting to meet him - what a GREAT experience!

xx, Allie

Anonymous said...

Love the nail polish (as well as the whole post). Wondering what it is?

Anna Jane said...

hey @anon - Essie "Orange, it's obvious"