... urban, bold, effortless, chic, sexy with a modern minimalist twist.
Jamaican born Lois Samuels started the Vessel. by lois in the Spring of 2009. The collections present a clean, simple slate of tailored basics which she believes are the foundation of what fashion should represent. Her career in fashion began as a model, where she worked in the fashion capitals for designers as Miyake, Rucci and Givenchy and shot campaigns for Calvin Klein(CK1), Banana Republic and Club Monaco...
Drawing inspiration from traditional tailoring as well as the uniform she has created a blend of style with streamlined comfort and ease. The collection has since been featured in magazines as Vogue Italia, The New York Times.com, Clam, Elle and WWD.
Her designs tantalizes customers with tailored suits, cocooning capes, simple transitional dresses and overalls that flatter and enhance the women who wear them. An aesthetic that reflects the confidence and versatility of the brands global customer.(as seen on Jane Fonda.)
the Vessel. by lois is working on bringing awareness and assistance to the Manning Boys Home in her parish of St. Elizabeth which houses abused and abandoned boys. To learn more click the above link.
" A Puritan Renaissance" - Jones Magazine
"Lois Samuels worked suiting and shirting fabrics into a serene collection with a Puritan bent, the highlights of which were beautifully tailored long dresses and coats." - Womens Wear Daily
"Lois Samuels is banking on "basic, comfortable,classic pieces" - simple silhouettes such as overalls and shift dress which smack of Nineties minimalism." - Women's Wear Daily - Spring/Summer
"Looking at Lois’ latest pieces, it becomes clear that her collections are not about trendiness, but rather about classic beauty." Emma Gray - Near Say