Chatting with: Ilana Kohn
Posted on May 28 2015
How many of your can say that you knew exactly what you wanted to do as soon as your left the gate? Likely not many, myself included. With aims of becoming an art teacher I'm now a boutique owner .. sure that makes sense, I guess. Ilana Kohn followed a similar winding path. Now a favorite designer of it-gals around the country, Kohn began her career as an illustrator. Working for ten years for everyone from the New Yorker to Kiehl's, she finally took the leap in 2012 to launch her clothing line. Happily for us, those illustration skills haven't been hung up to dry -- she now illustrates all of her own prints giving her laid back line a punch of fun. We caught up with Ilana over email last week to get her perspective on design, her fave studio jams and more ... read on!
Can you give us a run down of your aesthetic? What do you gravitate towards?