H&M Goes High End: Marni, Versace, Anna-Dell-Russo – Spring/Summer 2012

H & M stands for Hennes & Mauritz AB (operating as H&M),  which a a Swedish retail clothing store. It is known for it’s trendy fast fashion – and it is becoming more trendy with their continuous collaboration with high end designers and fashion icons in recent years. Why the collaboration with between affordability and high end designers? … Continue reading

TED TALKS – Johanna Blakley: Lessons from fashion’s free culture

This is a video that I watched a while ago, but still pertains to today’s fashion industry. It talks about how fast fashion is possible and how designers, especially in America, are not protected. If you have ever wondered why Stuart Weitzman shoes became so famous, or why Louboutin’s are so expensive and luxurious – … Continue reading

FIDM Couture Fabric Fundraiser

2,150 yards of designer fabric – fabric from a private Couturier, Nora Martin- is being donated to the Fashion Institute of Designing and Merchandising. Instead of keeping the fabric for student use (which I would do) – it is being sold to raise funds for the FIDM Scholarship Store beginning May 21. At original prices ranging from … Continue reading

{Chanel in Two}

Originally posted on Sunny Days & Rainy Nights:
Want to make a stunning, timeless Chanel jacket in two minutes? Well, here is how to:

LED (light-up) DRESS: Ravishing Roses

The reason I have not posted anything recently, is finally here! My UV-LED Dress that is made out of boning, LED lights that are individually wired, and 45 handcrafted, roses. (Message me if you would like to know how to make these roses, that may be another post that I will work on, this summer.) … Continue reading