Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • tina in flats

    try something new

    October 23rd, 2014 | News | admin | 2 Comments

    Well, yesterday I tried something new. I wore flats with my skirt, no not just any flats but my new fall penny loafers! I would usually wear my blue suede kitten heels with this outfit or if a little colder my navy suede knee boots. I have seen the look on others, mixing the feminine […]

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    snake or leopard?

    October 20th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    Which one do you tend to wear- snake skin or leopard print? Or both? I myself am more drawn to snakeskin, which is funny because I can’t stand snakes (they give me the creeps)! And I do only to wear them in my accessories. Wearing snakeskin or leopard print takes just the right kind of […]

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  • Delisch jewelry


    October 10th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    So, I missed the first weekend of Open Studios but I plan to hit some this weekend. Here’s a few I don’t want to miss: Denise Peacock of Delisch jewelry IBBayo Lynn Guenther Andrew Purchin Sandra Cherk   Any other artists out there I shouldn’t miss? I would love your suggestions………………………………………………….

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  • Chanel handbag

    i’ve made it!

    October 8th, 2014 | News | admin | 1 Comment

    Yesterday I went with a client to buy her first Chanel handbag! This client had worked hard, saved up and could afford to splurge on a classic Chanel handbag. For her it was a sign that she had “made it.” I remember taking my first paycheck after college and buying myself an Elsa Perreti necklace […]

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  • Who say you can’t wear white after Labor Day?

    Who say you can’t wear white after Labor Day?

    October 7th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    When the temperature hits over 90 degrees, or even 80 for that matter, you really can wear white even if it is after Labor Day. This is one of those times when you have to go by the weather and not old rules. This “fashion rule” about not wearing white after Labor Day has really […]

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  • FASC aftermath

    The aftermath of FashionArt Santa Cruz

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

    This is what happens after you leave FashionArt Santa Cruz: We all collapse in exhaustion!

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  • Ellen Brook

    designer in action- Ellen Brook

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

    Ellen Brook, who will be showing for the 2nd time this Saturday at fashionArt Santa Cruz, hand paints her silks used in her designs. Here is a short video clip of her fitting a model for the show:  

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  • Kiki Barrett Clothing

    Kiki Barrett Clothing

    September 10th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    Here is a sneak peak of one of Kiki’s looks that she will show next week on the runway at fashionArt Santa Cruz. The bomber jacket is a key fall trend, and Kiki does some fantastic looking ones! Kiki was inspired by the Zazou movement, a subculture during WWII that expressed their rebellion through their […]

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  • Manic Designs by Rachel Riot

    Manic Designs

    September 9th, 2014 | News | admin | 1 Comment

    I have mentioned Manic Designs by Rachel Riot on this blog many times before, such as my spring skirts. Rachel is one of the 8 designers featured in the year’s FashionArt Santa Cruz. Video by Carly Gabara Here is a cool video showing her in action:

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  • Manic Designs by Rachel Riot

    fashion week

    September 5th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    It may be the beginning of fashion week in New York but we also have a little fashion going here during First Friday. At the Michaelangelo Gallery tonight we will be showing wearable art and designer pieces from last year’s fashionArt Santa Cruz. Here check it out:   These pieces and more can be seen […]

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