Labyrinth: 3D Fashion Show Spring/Summer 2019 SS18

3D fashion show inspired by the 50’s, unrequited love and yellow flowers (tabebuia), love and heartbreak. Butterflies and Moths translated into literal and abstract prints, with some pattern pieces and garments mirroring the shapes of the wings, as well as appliques. I chose to embody the different styles that came out of the fifties, the sock hoppers, greasers, beatniks and the glamour evoked by old Hollywood.I chose to embody the different styles that came out of the fifties, the sock hoppers, greasers, beatniks and the glamour evoked by old Hollywood.

Gucci Resort 2018: The Sloppy Copy

I took a moment to reflect on Gucci’s recent collections, and honestly feel like I’ve had a love/hate relationship with the librarian look, the 70’s has been great to Gucci and I likewise will adore many of the on-trend looks and grimace at others.    The look that stood out from the collection was the…

What Fashion Means to Me as a Designer and Blogger

Fashion, design, sewing- they’ve always been a source of inspiration, creative expression, even necessary skills passed down from my mother who taught me how to sew.  She taught my younger brothers and I how to mend a hem, reattach a button, iron, all when we were young children.  She imparted upon us the skills she…

Can I See Myself Working At L’Oréal? Yes!

After reading a post by @LOrealUSA on Twitter, I realized I have knowledge and experience with L’Oréal products ranging from makeup to shampoo: even my posts on bleaching my hair referenced L’Oréal Paris, as I use Super Oreal Blanc Professional Powder Bleach (See post On Going Blonde or DIY Bold Hair Colors: Blue Hair…).  I also use…

Wearing Me

T-Shirt from my clothing line but one of the quality control QC ones I pulled bc it wasn’t up to my standard. It’s acid wash Pima cotton. Yes, I wear my own designs.