Added to cart
Fashion runway

Collaboration and Fashion

An Interview with Joseph Altuzarra

by FIJI Water on February 10, 2017

When it comes to Earth’s Finest fashion, Joseph Altuzarra is king. Since launching his namesake brand Altuzarra in 2008, he has received numerous accolades for his fashion-forward womenswear. We sat down with the mastermind for a behind the scenes on all things fashion.

What are you looking forward to seeing on the red carpets this year?

More suiting and tailoring - I think Evan Rachel Wood kicked the year off with such a strong message that women can choose to wear things other than gowns and dresses, in an Altuzarra tuxedo.

Evan Rachel Wood attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 8, 2017 in a Altuzarra tuxedo.

Courtesy of Altuzarra

How do you combine comfort and style?

I love a statement knit - it's both comfortable but also fashion forward.

What are your favorite fashion magazines and blogs?

System, Gentlewoman, Business of Fashion, Vogue.

What is your number one makeup tip or trick?

Make sure your lips are always hydrated...and of course that you're also well hydrated!

What are some tips for preventing a fashion emergency?

When I'm attending events with a date, I always make sure we have a small emergency kit, with a few safety pins, needle and thread for any unexpected emergencies.

What is your proudest achievement?

Building a company with a culture of respect and collaboration.

What is the most treasured item in your closet?

The tuxedo I got married to my husband in.

What is your go-to item in your closet?

Hoodies by the brand AMI.

What would be your ideal vacation on Fiji look like?

I would relax and read a lot of books. In term of what to pack - Light layers are essential - easy cotton and linen pieces are a must!

For more of Earth’s Finest fashion, check out the latest Altuzarra runway collection on and the world of @Altuzarra on Instagram