the Runway discovers the wonderful world of fashion
the venture has been a exciting experience with the
many unique designers and at this time one man stands
out with a signature look that surpass the everyday
look. Wolfon's Wear is burning a trail across Texas
and the nation with creating designs that show his
attention to detail, combining texture and color that
fit the occasion in any season.
get to know the man behind the designs! We would
like to know what got you interested designing and
when did you get started with your first designs?
I started out fourteen years ago making historical
costumes for various shows and events, such as the
Renaissance Festival, this gave me the chance to
recreate fashion from an era where the style was
unique and truly different. A lady soon approached
me from Waco, Texas that admired my fashion and
asked me to design some evening dresses to wear
to the country galas and that inspired my current
many do not understand the artistic creativity of
designing and what the process of producing one
of a kind creations. Could you elaborate how you
come to the final decision with you designs?
start out first by draping a basic design and if
it's the vision Iam attempting to capture, I then
do the model fitting. I do any alterations or corrections
on the model, as I love to design on the body it
produce an exact fit.
type of style do you cater towards?
now I cater to the styles that are worn in club/evening
scenes, film and music video. My dresses range in
size 0 -12 right now, but will be going up to size
types of fabric do you like working with and do
you follow the rule with the seasonal colors?
can work with any fabric, but the biggest thing
is that it has to be eye catching. Living
in South Texas (Houston), I really don't follow
the seasonal colors. It stays so hot here for a
longer period of time spring and summer colors are
do you look for when choosing the models to wear
look for a number of things first attitude, you
don't have to look like a model to wear my clothing,
but my clothing will make you feel like one. Second,
I want the people looking at my dresses to be able
to vision themselves in those dresses?
your designs have been featured in various runway
shows in the Houston and Austin, Texas fashion circuit,
have you had the opportunity to expand to any other
and Austin have been great and were currently asked
to show my designs in Dallas.
is your opinion on the fashion industry and how
the styles have changed throughout the years?
fashion industry is an exciting community and for
the most part a close-knit family. The changes with
the fashion industry have been for the good and
there are things that could be improved if some
of the older traditions were bought back.
are your plans for the upcoming fall and winter?
My plans for
the upcoming season can be seen in my up coming
shows. So stay tuned in for locations and dates.
can your designs be seen and purchased?
my designs can be purchased at Ash Couture in Pearland,
Texas and my website www.wolfonwear.com.