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    Uncommon Threads opening tonight!

    September 4th, 2015 | News | admin | No Comments

    I am so excited about the opening of Uncommon Threads! The idea of a retrospective of the last 10 years of FashionArt Santa Cruz was conceived by Rose Sellery but the exhibit has become about so much more than just what was on the runway! I can’t wait for others to see the depth and […]

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    Uncommon Threads

    August 29th, 2015 | News | admin | No Comments

    If you remember awhile back that I said I spent a morning with 3 designers and Marla Novo, Curator of Collections at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, looking for inspiration. Well, that “inspiration” has resulted in 3 fabulous couture pieces from Rachel Riot, Miguel Marte and IB Bayo. These garments will be […]

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    All together now

    August 27th, 2015 | News | admin | 2 Comments

    This is a text I received last week from my friend in Atalanta: “All together now: Jeggings- no. Men in jeggings- No!” After a good laugh I replied that she needed to prepare herself because I saw plenty of men, young men, wearing them in Paris and London. In fact the son of one of […]

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    Fiber Arts at Cabrillo

    August 25th, 2015 | News | admin | No Comments

    There is a great class being offered this fall at Cabrillo College. It is Fiber Arts being taught by Victoria May. It is a fun and creative class where people can explore a variety of different fiber techniques and structures such as felting, book bindings, weaving flat and dimensional forms and dying using a Japanese […]

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    Alexander McQueen

    August 24th, 2015 | News | admin | No Comments

    One thing I was fortunate enough to do while in the UK was see the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum. This exhibit, which first showed at the Met in NewYork, was open 24 hours a day in the final 2 weekends. I had tickets to see the show at 8:30am! While […]

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