WILLIAM is a bespoke fashion label based in Downtown Los Angeles, creating exclusive accessories with European Craftsmanship combined with Los Angeles Fine Art relevance.
All designs are handcrafted in DTLA sourced from the finest leathers and silks from around the world.
WILLIAM, which fuses fashion with art, commissions globally known artists to collaborate on each season’s collection. Raul de la Torre, Melissa Wenke, and Vladimir Dubko are artists in collaboration with the label.
WILLIAM strives to put environmental consciousness at the forefront of all of its designs, working to support local craftsmen, artists, designers, and businesses.
A percentage of every sale is donated to the Institute of International Education, to offer creative education for future generations.
Founder / Creative Director
Raul De La Torre
WILL AYERS BIOGRAPHY
Will Ayers is the founder and creative force behind WILLIAM.
Earning multiple degrees at some of the best Universities in the world, including a Masters at Cranbrook Academy of Art, he further refined his design comprehension while living in Florence, Italy. Extracting from Renaissance era craftsmanship, he brought his design studio to Downtown Los Angeles.
Global travels offer immediate inspiration for his collections and international commerce. Frequent stops include: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul, Buenos Aires, Beirut, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan, Florence, Rome, Las Vegas, Miami and New York.
“WILLIAM offers a new paradigm of creating luxury goods with true fine artists to create original fashion accessories,” said Will Ayers, founder. “The desire for individual one of kind goods is on the rise globally, and we are targeting these emerging markets.”