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  • NAME OF COMPANY: AS BY DF
  • YEAR FOUNDED: ALPHINESTARS WAS FOUNDED IN 1963 IN MASER, ITALY. AS BY DF WAS FOUND IN JANUARY OF 2013.
  • DESIGNER: DENISE FOCIL
  • BORN: ECUADOR AND RAISED IN LOS ANGELES
  • CURRENT RESIDENCE: DENISE MAINTAINS RESIDENCY IN BOTH ASOLO, ITALY AND LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.
  • SCHOOL: DENISE ATTENDED TUFTS UNIVERSITY WHERE SHE STUDIED INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND ECONOMICS. SHE LATER RETURNED TO SCHOOL TO PURSUE HER DEGREE IN FASHION FROM FIDM IN LA.
  • PAST WORK EXPERIENCES: SHE BEGAN HER CAREER AT ALPINESTARS CREATING WOMEN'S MOTORCYCLE JACKETS. HER TRUE PASSION LIES IN WOMEN'S CONTEMPORARY FASHION, SO SHE QUICKLY MOVED ONTO THE ROLE OF CREATING AS BY DF & ASTARS.
  • INSPIRATIONS: THE DIVERSE CULTURES AND EXTRAORDINARY SURROUNDINGS OF ITALY AND CALIFORNIA LOCALES SERVE AS MAJOR ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS FOR BOTH OF HER COLLECTIONS.