The duo behind Dirty Laser sells their designs at Royal Factory in the Short North
The countdown to the CMH Fashion Week Bridal Show and Finale Runway Show is on. We're profiling the designers whose work you will see-and giving you a sneak peek of what will walk the runway. The bridal show is Oct. 11, and the finale Oct. 12; tickets are available at CMHFashionWeek.com. Today, meet Makayla Cook and Olivia VanScoyoc.
Makayla Cook and Olivia VanScoyoc of Dirty Laser – Dirty Laser for young, fashion forward individuals, uses leather, neutrals, booty shorts and high heels for casual, minimalistic, sick clothes you'll never want to take off. It's sold at Royal Factory in the Short North. dirtylaser.com
CMH Meet the Designers:
Name: Makayla Cook & Olivia VanScoyoc (Dirty Laser)
Age: 24 & 24
Residence: Columbus- Clintonville
Credentials: Both graduated from CCAD with BFAs, majoring in Fashion Design in 2011. Makayla is an assistant designer for everyday sexy bras and panties at LaSenza (Limited Brands) & Olivia is a freelance assistant designer for cotton bras, panties & sexy lounge at LaSenza. This is our 3rd year in CMH fashion week. We have also participated in fashion shows in conjunction with Royal Factory Atelier and Columbus Young Professionals M.M.M.M. fashion show. We recently launched our summer 2013 line with our own show "Back to Black."
Our story: We share the same passion for design, the industry & our aesthetic. We noticed we had similar ideas in design school & upon graduation we decided to start Dirty Laser.
Personal Style: casual, urban, edgy
Style Icons: Rhianna (Makayla) Kate Moss (Olivia)
Favorite Designers: Alexander Wang, En Noir, Marc Jacobs (Olivia- not at all my personal style but his collections/creativity always inspire)
True Style is expressing yourself through your outfits & not caring what anybody else thinks about it.
This collection: Our A/W 14 collection is composed of comfortable separates. The palette is neutral-based with subtle pops of soft color. We were really inspired the mix of textures within our fabrics, and urban-grunge.
Are items for sale?: Items from this collection will be for sale at Royal Factory Atelier (Short North) and range from $50- $200.
Custom work: We do custom work/made-to-order pieces, price point starts at $75
Contact info: www.dirtylaser.com or find us on Facebook