YS: How would you describe your design aesthetic?
YS: What’s your fall uniform?
YS: Do you only wear your own designs? What other designers do you like to wear?
YS: KAELEN Spring 2012 collection has a very ethereal, folkloric feel to it – almost reminiscent of a woodland nymph. At the same time, there’s a hint of something
YS: What was the inspiration behind the spring collection?
YS: In terms of color palette, the spring collection consists of mainly cream and nude. Are you normally drawn to a neutral color palette?
YS: What was the most challenging piece to design in the spring collection?
YS: What kind of woman wears your clothes?
YS: Who are your style icons?
YS: Before attending Parsons School of Design, you received a degree in English literature. What are some of your favorite books?
YS: You’re wearing awesome glasses in your Twitter profile picture (@kaelenNYC). Do you wear those on a daily basis out of necessity, or are they a fashion statement?