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Premium Mediocre

Premium Mediocre

Premium Mediocre – really?  I can’t believe sometimes what marketers think consumers will fall for next, but as P.T. Barnum said, “There’s a sucker born every minute,” (which actually wasn’t said by Barnum but by one of his acquaintances [don’t know if he was a dupe or […]

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Where’s Your Mojo?

Where's Your Mojo?

So here it is probably the most creative time of the year, or at least you would like to think that this is the most creative time of the year, and you’ve had all these ideas about what to do, and now that time is here and […]

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Chanel, Then and Now

Chanel, Then and Now

    Chanel had such an impact on fashion not only from the beginning but then intersected major designers all her life.  Understanding and studying the history of Chanel brings about so much understanding of fashion and why it is where it is, and why her effect […]

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The 2018 Emmys Red Carpet

The 2018 Emmys Red Carpet

Sometimes the Emmys sneak up on me cause they are not in the traditional Red Carpet Season (which is between Jan 1st & the Oscars – usually the first of March or end of February).  But we had them last night and where there’s a red carpet, there’s […]

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Spring Weddings – Emily

Spring Weddings - Emily

Again, there is NOTHING more fun for me than taking an older dress and making it all new again. Emily was a client who came to me with her old deb dress and wanted to create something new for her. Her new dress is a lot more […]

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Spring Weddings – Kathleen

Spring Weddings - Kathleen

Each wedding brings its own set of puzzles to be solved.  That is what is so much fun about what I’ve done.  OK, I’ve solved this puzzle and that one, give me another – love a new puzzle.  Kathleen was a whole lot of fun and she […]

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Spring Weddings – Rafia

Spring Weddings - Rafia

Not all my brides have trekked down the aisle, however enough so that I can finally show you what I’ve been up to this spring.  Weddings come in bunches – every 4 or 5 years, there’s a bunch.  I have a philosophy I’ve worked out about this over […]

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THE Dress! (aka Meghan’s Wedding gown)

THE Dress! (aka Meghan's Wedding gown)

We artists who create for our valued clients, often have a joke:  when the client says, “It’s very simple,” we always gulp.  There are several reasons for this but the most important is that simple cannot hide any mistakes.  IOW, if you make one wrong move on […]

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Changing How We Purchase Clothing

Changing How We Purchase Clothing

This is an ongoing theme with designers and in particular the nurseries of designers and future manufacturers of clothing.  The colleges and schools are wrestling constantly not only with curriculum but the mindset of how to make a more sustainable clothing item.  And this article this morning […]

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Hot Off the Presses

Hot Off the Presses

This news is hot and very recent so wanted to share now. This is a list of the most searched for brands on the internet.  Why is this important? Because this is where the trends are moving Because this is at least worth a look (trends need […]

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