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  • Mme

    December 9th, 2016 | News | admin | 1 Comment

    If you have not checked out the new store Mme on Soquel you are missing out! Mme is the brainchild of Elise Mahoney. In fact she has been planning this for years……………I met with her at least 4 years ago to discuss her store ideas. She felt that Santa Cruz was missing a store that […]

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  • Spring in santa cruz, Tobin W. Keller part 2

    May 13th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

      Here’s another quick except from my interview with Tobin, which is where we got the idea on what items to shoot on Izabelly! The two shirts in the photos, the one above and the yellow shirt from the previous post, are actually mens!!! Tina: What other things are you thinking about with you line? […]

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  • Spring in Santa Cruz, Tobin W. Keller

    May 11th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

    For the final interview in my spring in Santa Cruz series I spoke with an amazing artist turned designer Tobin W. Keller. Tobin hand dyes and silk screens his fabrics that he then uses to create unique ready to wear clothing. Tobin only sells from his studio and small artisan fairs. Tina: When did you […]

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  • spring in santa cruz, Delisch part 2

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

    Tina: Can you tell us a little about your new “nibble” project? Denise: Yes, I can. T: To me it definitely feels like spring but I guess it has really been a year in coming. D: I was inspired by these incredible eucalyptus leaves I would see on my regular walks. They have these crazy […]

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  • spring in Santa Cruz, Denise Peacock of Delisch designs

    May 4th, 2016 | News | admin | 1 Comment

    For the third part in my series on spring in Santa Cruz I interviewed Denise Peacock, the founder of Delisch jewelry. Delisch is celebrating her 12th year in business this week! I have known Denise since the inception of Delisch, and I believe I might have worn one of her first pieces! Delisch is luxurious […]

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  • Cool decor from Sacred Art

    May 3rd, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

    I forgot to share some pics I took of the cool decor at the Sacred Art event by Aisel Design, where everything was part of the display!

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  • Celebrate Delisch

    April 30th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

    Delisch, the stunning handmade jewelry by Denise Peacock, is celebrating 12 years in business. Woohoo for small business! So, make Sunday your small business support day and before or after you visit Jill Alexander’s new store opening stop by the Delisch studio to help her celebrate! Here’s the info:   Happy Mother’s Day and Happy […]

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  • Rachel Riot @ Sacred Art presents Abyss

    April 30th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

      Thursday night I went to the VIP opening for Sacred Art presents ABYSS, an immersive art experience in San Jose. I went to support my designer friend Rachel Riot of Manic Designs, who had some pieces in this experience. Here’s what the event was about: “Sacred Art is an immersive art experience with spiritual […]

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  • More about JAD

    April 29th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

    As I mentioned in my post about Jill Alexander Designs she is opening a new store in Los Gatos. So, guess where I will be this Sunday May 1st? The Jill Alexander Designs store opening at 130 N Santa Cruz Ave in Los Gatos! Celebrating with snacks, drinks and friends old and new ! I […]

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  • spring in santa cruz- Jill Alexander Designs

    April 27th, 2016 | News | admin | 1 Comment

    To continue my investigation of spring style in Santa Cruz here is my interview with Jill Alexander of Jill Alexander Designs. I have known Jill for many years. We first met when she showed her first collection at Fashion Art Santa Cruz. I have watched her grow from that runway to showing at New York […]

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