WHAT TO LOVE This 2006 RISD graduate debuted her first collection in 2011, and her linear, sharp aesthetic quickly became a go-to for the ever-daring Lady Gaga. But her clothes aren’t just for those who crave avant-garde—her painter background lends itself into developing prints for forward-thinking, wearable looks.
THE DESIGNER POINT OF VIEW “I am 100% driven by comfort, confidence and coolness,” says LaPointe. “I am constantly amazed at the range of our customers, from size to age. I really do think this is the key to my pieces—they work on everyone.”