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  • Hand dyed lace dress by IB Bayo

    Happy New Year and more!

    January 6th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

    Happy New Year! I hope you are all ready to embrace the new year but more importantly did you wear something fun during the holidays? Please share….. My December was a bit crazzzy- I co-produced my first big fashion show, Pivot: The Art of Fashion, I took a quick trip to New York City with […]

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    And don’t forget about the Designer’s Market

    December 3rd, 2015 | News | admin | No Comments

    Here’s a few of the fabulous artisans you’ll find at the Pivot Designer’s Market Ellen Brook, I.B. Bayo, Lynn Guenther, ImagiNature Jewelry, Tobin W. Keller, Cadette by Mariclare McKnight, Manic Designs, Subverse Industries and more! Click here for more information!

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    Guess what’s happening………………………………………..

    November 30th, 2015 | News | admin | No Comments

    Join us when Pivot comes to the Rio Theatre on Dec. 4th And, don’t miss the Pivot Designer’s Market on Dec 5th & 6th   Expect the unexpected when Pivot: The Art of Fashion comes to the Riot Theatre. A night of performance fashion awaits you, where artists’ creations transcend the imagination and designer’s collections […]

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    From runway to reality, the trickle down effect

    November 12th, 2015 | News | admin | No Comments

    Last week I worked for my friend Rachel Riot of Manic Designs at her pop up boutique at Stonestown Mall in San Francisco.  I spent the day staring across at the Victoria Secrets display where I saw this: Now, I knew I had seen this idea somewhere before………………………. Remember that seen in “The Devil Wears […]

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    Cuff it or hem it

    November 11th, 2015 | News | admin | No Comments

    I’m a little obsessed with how pants have been cuffed as you may remember from a previous post. So, I decided we should play a little game I am going to call “cuff it” or “hem it.” In all of the following pictures the wearer has decided to cuff their pants but is it working for […]

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    Pivot: The Art of Fashion

    November 9th, 2015 | News | admin | No Comments

    I have been working hard to get ready for my new show Pivot: The Art of Fashion! Rose Sellery and I have formed Pivot to bring fashion and art together with custom tailored events and innovative collaborations. We actively seek to aid in the professional development of our participants. Our first event is going to […]

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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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