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  • Make up lesson

    Make up lesson

    July 25th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    Now I am an expert when it comes to clothes and how to wear them but make up is not my forte. So, I turned to an expert, my friend Lisa Cadiente who is a local make up artist, to give my daughter her first make up lesson. Lisa did one side of her face […]

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  • Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co

    “Style is to be simple”

    July 22nd, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

      With my first paycheck out of college I went to Tiffany & Co and bought myself the Elsa Peretti bean necklace in silver. I loved the simplicity of the design and still wear it today. This year Elsa Peretti is celebrating 40 years of designing with Tiffany & Co.  Her “style is to be […]

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    July 16th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    Maybe you have heard this term before but I just discovered it in this month’s Instyle. I do know what it means though, wearing yoga pants and work out wear beyond the gym. The article ponders whether we are on a “slippery slope to of elastic waist excess” or just adding comfort and functionality to […]

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  • Fabric printed by Bethany Mann

    fabric dying and screen printing at Cabrillo extension, continued

    July 15th, 2014 | News | admin | 2 Comments

    As I looked at the stunning fabrics being created my questions to each artist was What are you going to do with it? So, Bethany’s answer was she was going to line her gray sheer chiffon with a magenta silk for a maxi skirt! I can’t wait to see the final piece- maybe she will […]

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  • close up of her fabric

    fabric dying and screen printing at Cabrillo extension

    July 15th, 2014 | News | admin | 1 Comment

    Last Friday afternoon I was given the chance to visit a workshop taught by Tobin Keller, a local artist, designer (he made my Eiffel tower skirt as seen here) and fashionArt Santa Cruz participant. The class, Hand Printed Phot-Screen Stencils on Silk Yardage, was given through the Cabrillo Extension summer classes. In a week the […]

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