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Amy Smilovic

Entries by Amy Smilovic

The Making of Tibi's Spring Velocity Print

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2013 | 12:03 PM

When we kick off the creative process for each new season, we must figure out how to fuse new silhouettes and trends with the established Tibi aesthetic. As part of this process, a signature print that defines the season emerges, complementing the assortment of essential and statement pieces. The fashion...

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The Tibi Design Team Goes to Paris

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2013 | 2:10 PM

Each season, after showcasing Tibi's new collection at New York Fashion Week, my design team and I travel to Paris to source inspiration for the next collection.

We stay in the Marais neighborhood, an area comparable to Manhattan's "downtown", and home to a hole-in-the-wall place my team dies for, L'as...

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New York Fashion Week: Tibi's Amy Smilovic Preps For Showtime

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2013 | 12:25 PM

The day of the Tibi fashion show starts much like any other Saturday morning - I'm an early riser, as is my husband. It's nice for us to enjoy cup of coffee and the paper together before the boys wake. To burn off some of my nervous energy...

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A Week at the Cloister in Sea Island, Georgia (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2013 | 2:35 PM

New York City is an amazing and energetic place to work, but one of my favorite times of year is leaving the hustle of the city behind for a family trip to Sea Island, Georgia. Every year when we've had enough of the winter cold, my family travels south to...

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Deconstruction of the Statement Skirt

(0) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 5:18 PM

In every collection that I design, there are one or two pieces of which I am particularly proud -- for their aesthetic, polish and ability to reflect my brand. Not surprisingly, these pieces tend to become the favorites of our customers and the press. In this year's resort collection, the...

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NYC Holiday Shopping Brings This Designer Uptown and Downtown

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2012 | 11:56 AM

There is something truly unique about New York City around the holidays. The energy and excitement of the city in December help me relax and unwind after long hours at the studio finalizing our pre-fall collection for 2013. Every year, my family and I head into Manhattan to spend the...

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Celebrating Thanksgiving: Tibi Style

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 | 3:53 PM

As a mother, imparting tradition on my children is one of the most meaningful ways of teaching them core values that I learned from my own parents and grandparents. When my family and friends sit down for the Thanksgiving meal, I feel grateful knowing we're honoring this American tradition that...

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