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Collection – SPRING 2010
This Spring Collection was inspired by equestrian heritage and contemporary urban lifestyle. The structural leather tiers throughout the collection are directional day to evening pieces. Collina Strada strives to produce fresh and edgy silhouettes with limited labeling to allow woman to establish a unique style.
COLLINA STRADA Bio Launched in Los Angeles in the Fall of 2008 by fashion designer Hillary Taymour, Collina Strada is a creation for the fashionista. Knowing that if something made her happy it would, in turn, make other girls happy, Hillary began Collina Strada as a small collection for her fashion forward friends. With an act of bold chance and an embrace of passion, Hillary has focused on a movement of things that speaks to her: distinctive textures, sharp details, and original styles that have started to make "heads roll". Uniqueness is hard to find and Collina Strada fills that void by providing fun loving, curious and bold women with bags that break free from the rest. Created for those drawn by inspirational pieces, Collina Strada is a true combination of vintage and modern style, created to seamlessly translate from season to season. Vision At Collina Strada we believe that inspiration is best found off the beaten path. Our original fabrics are influenced by vintage prints with a twist of modern yet ethnic patterns, providing unique and modern accessories for the fashion forward woman. Distinguished by high-end construction and tailored shapes, Collina Strada combines brilliant colors and matchless details in order to create contrast and versatility in each bag. About the Designer LA native, Hillary Taymour, has an eclectic Egyptian background and possesses the true characteristics of a Leo. With dedication and determination that has followed her from a successful career as an equestrian, into the fashion industry, Hillary takes her ideas from the initial concept and design through the stages of technical design, sourcing, production and marketing to the consumer. With an Associates degree in Product Development and a Bachelors degree in business management from The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Hillary is following her inspirations such as Maison Martin Margiela, Proenza Schoulder, Prada, Lanvin, Hermes, and Balenciaga into the fashion industry with a fresh, educated eye.