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Pin Show Dallas 2016 Designer Preview

Legend has is that if you are good the fashion Gods will bless you.  In Dallas if we mind our Pantones, study Vogue magazine very hard and if we’re extra good, we are blessed with another year of health fashion [...]

February 9, 2016 alate, carminiris, chrisian allana, commecci, de' b de'von robinson, elle luxx, erica dawn woodmore, flawless honey, folksie, Independent Urbanwear, Indie Designer, Indie Fashion, jae ladi, jake rosenhoover, jamel hawk, jesse thaxton, karen alistair, lala, melancholic design, miramor, nobel elezabeth, Pin Show, Pin Show Dallas 2016, shallamar, silk threads, stone drive, windistry, WONDERS BY CANDACE MCKENNA COLLINS, yomono
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Freelancing Smarter – Tips and Tricks for Keeping it Together!

I got freelance on the brain.  I’ve recently gotten back into the very scary world of one on one custom design.  *CUE HORROR MUSIC*  If one wants to be the Valetino of our time one cannot do so by only creating things [...]

October 19, 2014 Freelance
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Lillian Weber – 1000 dresses by 100

I have about a million garments to sew before the end of the day BUT I had to stop and blog about what I just saw on Eye Opener! Heard of the 99-year-old wonder – Lillian Weber?  She just so happens [...]

September 1, 2014 African Charity, Charity, Lillian Weber
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Free Patterns? Yeeees Please

I’ll admit, my motivation for this post is for mostly selfish reasons.  I keep forgetting about this awesome website and I’m putting it in the blog to I’ll have it somewhere easily accessible! Have you heard of RALPHPINK.COM?  It’s this amay-za-zing website with [...]

August 21, 2014 Free patterns, Ralph Pink, Tutorials
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Did Project Runway Get it Wrong?

So fashion is subjective right?  Beauty is in the eye of the beholder right?  Let me start over… Last week marked the beginning of Project Runway Season 13.  I’m a little behind on my “Project Runwaying” but I finally watched [...]

July 28, 2014 Indian Couture Designer, Indian Designer, Indian Designers, Indie Designer, Indie Fashion, Project Runway, Project Runway Season 2013, Sandhya, Women's clothing, Women's Wear
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Threadsmiths

After almost 8 years in the industry my favorite thing about fashion is that it is still constantly evolving.  For example – designers such as Threadsmiths are taking an already revolutionary idea, such as water resistant clothing, and they’re making it eco-friendly… [...]

July 27, 2014 eco-frendly apparel, Eco-friendly, Independent Fashion Design, Indie Designer, Men, Menswear, nanotechnology, Sustainable, sustainable clothing, Sustainable fashion, T-Shirts, Tees, Threadsmiths, Uncategorized, Women's clothing, Women's tops, Women's Wear
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Minkee Blue Handbags

It seems the new common theme amongst my social circles is “de-cluttering” in every sense of the word.  We are cleaning out our closets, our make-up bags, sewing rooms; pretty much maximize our quality of life using less “stuff”!  So when [...]

June 22, 2014 Designer. Handbags, Handbags, Indiependent Designer Handbags, MinkeeBlue Handbags, Sherrill Mosee
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Cabiria Plus Sized Clothing

If you’ve spent any time at all on Envynde there’s a very good chance you’ve seen designs my favorite lady – Eden Miller of Cabiria.  Eden is no doubt an Envynde favorite so we make it a point to internet [...]

May 10, 2014 Cabiria, Eden Miller, Plus sized clothing, Women's clothing
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Creativity Check List

I read an interesting article from the Huffington Post today: “18 thinkgs Highly Creative People Do Differently” and I asked myself: “Self?  Where can I find a couple hundred creative people in one spot that could benefit from such an [...]

March 6, 2014 Article, Artist, Creativity, Uncategorized
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Pin Show Dallas 2014 – Review

The Pin Show, as usual, rocked my face off.  I didn’t know what to expect when I heard the venue was The Goodyear Plant, but now I’m convinced Julie and her team can pull off a successful fashion show anywhere.  This year’s [...]

March 1, 2014 Emerging Designers, handmade accessories, Jewelry, Menswear, Pin Show 2014, T-Shirts, Women's Wear