"I don't know if I'll be designing this collection forever," muses Ashley, now hunched on the steps leading out to her terrace, smoking a cigarette. "A couple of years from now, I'm sure I'll want to do something else, and I'm not going to shy away from that. What if I just want to go and build furniture? What if I just want to be an artist, or if I want to go back to acting? Which is not in the cards, but what if I wanted to do that?"