Tag: Fashion

Every designer needs a little TR in their life!

In the spring of 2012 I was invited to attend a “sew and tell” sewing group where each sewing enthusiast would ┬ábring in something they sewed and share what they learned with the rest of the group. One of the ladies in the group brought some samples of a workshop

Who wore it best!

Last week one of my friends was celebrating his 40th birthday in Paris and he posted this picture of a woman standing outside by a river bank looking very Tres Chic! To my surprise this women looked almost exactly like a toy I had bought when I was in Paris

Nudie Jeans Recycled Denim

Are you looking to get creative with left over jeans that don’t fit or you don’t want? In 2009 Nudie Jeans Company held a competition where 4 Chicago designers had to take their jeans and re-construct them into ‘new’ garments using the theme “Rockabilly Blues” I made a dress and

“Waste Not Want Not”

This garment was created for the Necessary Taboo Show held at the Creative Lounge inpsired by Toyota located in Wicker Park, Chicago. Fourteen designers were challenged to create a garment/art piece inspired by a taboo.The Taboo I chose was dumpster diving for food..I had watched a documentary about people that

Osaka Gardens

Back in 2008 I wanted to do something very special for my closest friends that have been with me since the beginning of my design journey. So I decided to do a photo shoot with my friends all wearing colorful dresses that I made. I met a photographer named Eddie

The “Journey” Poncho

In 2006 I took a trip to Guatemala to celebrate my grandma’s 80th birthday and my best friend came with me. During our visit my family planned a trip to hike up the Pacaya Volcano, so when we arrived to the volcano site there were some kids surrounding us trying

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