Category Archives: Fashion

Fragile as Smoke

I spent the afternoon this past Friday researching for Spring 2011 at the St. Paul Library’s vast collection of Vogues.¬† I focused my research on the late 1970s to early 1980s for no particular reason other than not knowing a … Continue reading

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Photo Shoot

Spent the day at a photo shoot for my Spring 2010 line. The shoot took place on the top floor of the historic Germanic American Institute building on Summit Avenue in Saint Paul. Stephanie Hynes was photographer, Bethany Brihn did … Continue reading

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Do you have your Voltage tickets yet?

Voltage: Fashion Amplified is at First Avenue in Downtown Minneapolis on Friday, April 16, 2010. Doors open at 8 o’clock. Tickets are available from Ticketmaster and at the door. I’ll be debuting my Spring 2010 collection and the night will … Continue reading

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Voltage: Fashion Amplified 2010 Coming Soon…

Get your tickets for Voltage: Fashion Amplified 2010 if you haven’t already!

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Paper and Cloth 3

This side cowl sleeveless top looks a little stiff in muslin, but drapes appropriately beautiful in fashion fabric. Which is another cotton/silk. I have absolutely fallen in love with this fabric. You get the shine and luxury of silk on … Continue reading

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Paper and Cloth 2

Notes for my triangle seamed crop top. I have always loved a kimono sleeve, which is one of my signatures. It is just so simple, hangs beautifully, and eliminates fitting a separate sleeve which can be quite annoying. To sew … Continue reading

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Holiday ’09 Continued

With a little less than a week to finish my Holiday collection for the MNfashion pop-up boutique things are going mostly as planned. I feel like my speed has reached an all time peak, and I finally have the time … Continue reading

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Textile Designs

In addition to my many hours spent as a fashion designer, I also clock quite a few hours as a freelance textile designer. I work with several studios and companies creating original artwork. As sort of a test, I am … Continue reading

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Valentino

I am sad that “Valentino: The Last Emperor” doesn’t appear to be coming to the Twin Cities anytime soon. To tide me over until it does on Netflix, I am posting a few of my favorite photos from “Valentino: Themes … Continue reading

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Vogue 1930’s

A trip pouring through 1930’s Vogue magazines at the Saint Paul Public Library yesterday inspires today’s post. I tend to gravitate towards the 50’s and 60’s magazines during my visits, but thought I would try a new decade. I am … Continue reading

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