Where Christian Siriano Finds Inspiration

To shape a unique spring collection, the designer turned to the work of two sculptors — Sergio Redegalli and Tara Donovan. Think reflective fabrics, laser-cut patterns and crystal embroidery. “Both artists inspired the line in their own way, and [the styles] take on their own organic feeling,” said Siriano, who continues to design both his high-end footwear line and mainstream Payless collection. Here, the art lover shares both the excitement and challenge of working with bold constructions.

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