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The prints, like the knits, aren't premeditated and developed the way they would be at a larger label. "Carmen will say, 'Oh let's do a heart,' and then we do feathers on top of it — it comes from nowhere. It’s just the mood we’re in," says Marini. The rubber band–like pattern in the center of the rack shown here is a print of a photograph D'Apollonio took of her workspace one day when she was working on a new design.