Jasmine came to me with a dress she loved. It was a luscious royal blue iridescent Silk Dupioni that fit her perfectly. Her mother made it for her with much skill and love, but as much as she treasured the dress, she wanted to take it up a few notches for a destination wedding.
We talked about the possibilities, but, as I always say; "It all depends on the fabric. That will decide what we will do in the end."
I go to my online fabric sources first since I typically come u
Vivienne Westwood at Paris Fall 2006 Since I create with my hands, I can work while I listen to audio books and podcasts. Over the last few years, I've been listening to books less and less and have become a regular Podcast Junkie. One of my favorites is 99% Invisible by Roman Mars. To sum it up, it's pretty much all the things behind design that we don't pay a lot of attention to. They just launched a six part series geared to fashion called "Articles of Interest." I was lis
I'm a little pressed for this fashion Friday since I'm trying to get a custom piece finished over the weekend. (I'll take photos and show how I embellished a preexisting dress for a client. It will be the focus for next Fashion Friday) Since I was under the gun, I was going to feature the Met Gala from 2013; Punk: Chaos to Couture. Honestly, I was terribly disappointed by the fashions on the red carpet, but Vivienne Westwood's work was the inspiration behind the theme, so
One of the several coats that I made using these buttons. I have lots of options, but this seems to be the button of choice. I'm knee deep in production this week, so this is going to be a quick Fashion Friday. Here's two videos I did this week showing me in action. Have a great weekend and see you next Fashion Friday. And as always, feel free to share and comment below. denise PS: Why does Youtube always freeze the frame on the least flattering frame. Me in action. I'm dange