Q&A with Zee Hernandez

We were excited to catch up with Zee Hernandez, for P. Taylor, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, November 7th and Sunday, November 8th. Here is what she shared with us about her exquisite collection!

What has been your inspiration this season?
Priscilla was walking through the autumn woods in Lake Tahoe. The deep blue of the lake and crisp weather combined with the changing shades of the leaves inspired her to pull together a fall collection full of deep classic colors that can be worn during these beautiful months where the emphasis should be on the beauty that one feels when wearing great clothes.

How has your collection evolved this season from last?
Our vision has always been to take something classic and timeless that fits into anyone’s wardrobe and put our own P.Taylor twist on it. Our Dovecote Shirt is a perfect example of this – something that can be worn in any season but has a few fun features, such as our buttons on the back and the option of the rolled sleeve. It is also a great piece for a woman of any age or lifestyle.

What is your long term vision for the brand?
We want people to reach into their closet year after year and know that they are reaching for a piece that is of the highest quality, will last for a long time, and can be accessorized for any occasion. Our clothes stand the test of time and we want our customers to feel the same way.

What does your collection add to an already fashionable wardrobe?
Most women already have a few pieces that are their go to pieces – for a high-end event or for dinner with friends. But with P.Taylor, we provide styles that transition so they can be used for any type of affair. Each silhouette is a perfect canvas for their personal touches such as scarves, statement necklaces or that signature broach.

If you could only pack one piece from your entire collection, what would you choose and why?
Such a hard decision!! We are torn between two styles – our Kansas City shirt works with a great pair of wide leg pants or a slim trouser for a daytime look. Our San Francisco Shirt looks amazing as a shirt buttoned up with some leggings or open as a long jacket for a sophisticated evening look. And this piece has pockets – who doesn’t love that little surprise element in a shirt? Either way you can’t go wrong!

We hope to see you this weekend!

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