Designer showcase

Museum Visit: Seydou Keita, African Fashion and Photography

Remember the Claire McCardell Museum Visit post? Remember the Agatha Ruiz de la Prada Museum Visit? Did you enjoy Tamara de Lempicka’s  luscious paintings and carefully sculpted forms? I love a day at the museum, and strive to remember that fashion is, or can be, art. I always feel reminded of that when my neighbors from Bangladesh …

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Illustrating fashion in Gouache: a walk-through

 Illustrating fashion designs in gouache: Do YOU GET NERVOUS approaching the blank page? That’s normal. I thought I’d share a few photos step by step of myself illustrating fashion design from a photo/model/dress/design/fabric  that I just loved by KachiDesigns, (who I discovered through AfricaFashionWeek (AFW) and follow on Instagram). My remedy for “blank page freeze-up” is …

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We are Fashion Illustration Tribe! Join us!!!

What is Fashion Illustration Tribe? This tribe I envisioned 10 years ago in 2013 is inclusive, open, be yourself and come-as-you-are, where -you -are, creative, passionate, daring home for fashion studies.  We embrace fashion, art, our feminine nature,  wisdom, imagination, freedom, creativity, community, and life. We love music, we love life, we love learning about ourselves …

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