Great design should be beautiful, functional, and lasting. It is this ethos that drives the De Novo collection, from design to fabric to fit. The result is timeless, heirloom quality outerwear that helps you express your inner strength and individual style.
This collection didn’t happen overnight, however. I began sewing as a child, and have always enjoyed making things for myself, which eventually led me to design school. With a degree from San Francisco’s FIDM in hand, I trained under experienced designers, learning the ins and outs of fabric cutting, textile sourcing, and the business before launching my own label.
Through designing my own full collection, I discovered my affinity for outerwear as a way to really sink my teeth into design and craftsmanship. Each piece could showcase special fabrics, stand on its own, and tie an entire look together, while helping my customers stand out from the crowd.
Never mass produced, each design in the De Novo collection is honed over months, sometimes years, to achieve a fit that feels custom-tailored to you. Each fabric is meticulously sourced from the highest quality mills across the globe, and every detail carefully considered — from a perfectly placed seam or unique piece of hardware to a leather belt or generous pocket.
De Novo is available in select boutiques or at many in-person events throughout the year, where I delight in connecting with you, hearing your feedback, and helping you find the perfect piece to cherish for years to come.
Elizabeth Holliday - artisan/designer/patternmaker
Here's what customers are saying:
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"My coat arrived today, and I couldn't be more satisfied with the final product, or more impressed by the quality of the workmanship. This is an item that I expect will last me for years to come. Thank you so much!!"
"I wear this coat everyday. I really love it."
"I received the coat today and I absolutely love it. The fit turned out to be perfect."
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"Every day I wear it someone compliments me!"