Q&A with Linda Hackett

We were excited to catch up with Linda Hackett, for Global Girls, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, April 18th and Sunday, April 19th. Here is what she told us about her collection!

What has been your inspiration this season?
Desi, the intricate latticework in the doors of Zanzibar where I went on my recent trip to Kenya.

What is your favorite piece from your collection and why?
My favorite style sandals from our new collection is Tie-Back because it’s so fun, like an unexpected take on the classic gladiator sandal from the Roman Empire! I also love our new Mishinga envelope clutches. They’re all one of a kind, have a neutral palette and you can really appreciate the amazing workmanship of the artisans who handmade the fabric.

How do you view your personal style?
I generally love color and just a little bit of bling. Since I live in L.A. and work from home, I find myself gravitating to casual clothing and shoes that are the most comfortable and look great, too. If I’ll be on my feet for a long time, I’ll wear wedges which really save me since they’re ultra comfy.

Do you have recommendations on styling items from your collection?
I introduced the hand-embroidered cotton tunics to my line because I was getting so many compliments whenever I wore mine. I wear the tunics a lot, like all the women in my family now, since they are also so versatile and can easily be worn from beach to lunch to barbecue, just like our shoes!

If you could provide one piece of fashion advice, what would it be?
Wear what feels and looks good on you; don’t be captive to trends.

We hope to see you this weekend!

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