In What's So Haute about Haute Couture?, Donald Brennan gives us an insight into his international business as a haute couturist working in London, Paris and Dublin and provokes us to think: what constitutes creativity?
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Tailoring the Perfect Suit
BY RAJ KRIANGSAKSAKUL
@ VOL 9
ON AUG 21, 2013
Raj Kriangsaksakul teaches us a thing or two on men's suits. From cuffs to collars, sleeve length to lapel width, ticket pockets to button rules, Raj has helpful suggestions for men looking to level up their style, and women looking out for details.
BY ANYA BAKER
@ VOL 8
ON SEP 25, 2015
Anya Baker used to sew instead of socializing but now does both. As an emerging museum professional with an interest in textiles and fashion history, she talks about how sewing helped her from coming apart from the seams - and makes her look good too!
L'autoproduction par des aménagements gourmands à haute valeur écologique
BY GUILLAUME CULOT
@ VOL 28
ON JUN 29, 2016
Aromatisez-Vous est une association active dans la sensibilisation et l'éducation à l'environnement. Son objectif, poser la réflexion de la place de la nature dans notre société et tendre vers l’équilibre des écosystèmes par de nouvelles pratiques écologiques afin que ceux-ci soient utiles tant à l’homme qu’à la nature. Afin d'y parvenir, Aromatisez-Vous ASBL (re)valorise les espaces verts ou artificialisés, qu'ils soient publics ou privés, par des aménagements paysagers gourmands à haute valeur écologique et organise des ateliers, conférences, séminaires, formations sur les thématiques de l'agroécologie, l’alimentation saine et durable. >>> http://aromatisezvous.blogspot.fr/
Size Doesn’t Matter When You Make Your Own Clothes
BY BURKE BREWER
@ VOL 20
ON AUG 18, 2016
In Size Doesn’t Matter When You Make Your Own Clothes at PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 20, Owner Burke Brewer shares how sewing transformed her love of her body, forced her to consider the consequences of buying clothing, and finally why everyone should take up the art of garment sewing.
Modern Seamstress was created to empower women - to teach them to love their bodies and delight in dressing their bodies. Women fight a war every day for healthy body image, and most of the stress comes from the fashion industry and mass produced clothing.
BY KOA JOHNSON
@ VOL 28
ON NOV 11, 2016
Koa Johnson is perhaps best known for his line of bridal and formal gowns made under the brand bearing an abbreviation of his name, Kojo Couture. Each of Johnson’s collections includes one dress created with unconventional materials and references Hawaiian history or material culture, interpreted through the lens of avant-garde fashion. Koa goes back and forth between his Maui home and Oahu, his home away from home. You can find his collections online at kojocoutour.com and on instagram at kojocouture.
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Actress Emi Jingu became fascinated by balloons about 5 years ago. Since then she has been creating fashion with balloons as the material for her designs and now she has received many awards at international and domestic balloon contests. This January, she won the first prize at the national competition of balloons held in Las Vegas.
BY ALICE STELLA THOMAS KELSEY
@ VOL 1
ON JUL 17, 2018
Born and raised in Malaysia, Alice Stella Thomas Kelsey takes inspiration from the beauty of the world around her. Her couture collections include evening wear, bridal, casual wear as well as unique Avant-Garde jewelry pieces. Her designs have been gracefully worn by celebrities, royal advisors, governors as well as pageant queens.