Rosario Dawson on Kate Spade’s versatile beauty and the brand’s “understanding” for dressing women


Celebrating women is a recurring theme in Rosario Dawson, especially when it comes to fashion. That she is freshly landed vanity lounge Oscar night red carpet, on the set of his new HBO Max series DMZ, or just relaxing at home, the way she uses her wardrobe to uplift other women is always on her mind. While looking stylish to make a statement or be named “best dressed” is one thing, the actor enjoys wearing designer labels that not only spark joy, but honor what it means to be an empowered woman.

And when it comes to the female figures that inspire her, the actress looks no further than her home.

“My great-grandmother was a seamstress for the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, so my mom used to have all of her bell bottoms and crop tops made by my great-grandmother,” Dawson said. vanity lounge at the Kate Spade Fall 2022 Presentation.”[My mom] would blend in with the curtains and pillows of the house because [my great grandmother] would use the same hardware. And my mom used to say ‘God so embarrassing’, but now that’s the inspiration for this collection. The wallpaper, the materials of the sofas – it’s very nostalgic, very beautiful, very playful and I think, especially since we’re in the 2020 trilogy, it seems, we kind of need it right now.

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Longtime lover of Kate Spade, Dawson, who co-stars with Benjamin Bratte in the Ava DuVernay-directed DMZattended the presentation with other actors Katie Holmes and Emma Roberts. The interactive fashion event, meant to capture the essence of an at-home party, was held in a multi-level SoHo townhouse, with the brightly colored, geometric and floral collection dotted throughout the venue.

When asked why Dawson had been a staunch supporter of Kate Spade over the years, the star said the brand’s ideals aligned with her own values.

“Kate Spade has been really great at talking about women’s empowerment, talking about mental health issues…so it’s a brand that has a lot of appreciation and understanding for the women they dress and for the whole of her,” she explained. “Whether she’s staying home or feeling good and vibrant and on the go, [Kate Spade] always spark that joy and see it for itself, which I love.

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