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Vintage Beauty

This was a fun shoot I had at my studio this last fall before the clouds came in and settled for the winter.  Brandon Witzel was behind the camera, Cheryle Monroe modeled, Jenni Springer did makeup, and I did the hair.

New Year

Well its the last day of the year again.  2010 has been a busy year for me to say the least.  I had a great art exhibit at Disjecta, participated in many fashion shows, produced and created a long time vision, Pre-soiled Couture, worked with new photographers, met with many

Holiday Trunk Show

This year is moving on by and to wrap it up I am having a holiday trunk show  Sat. Dec. 18th, featuring goodies from Lavish studio, Carla McHattie,  Heather Bromer, Laura Page, and of course R.A.W.   There will be all handmade items for those you care about most.  And Rio

Collection 2011 preview

I am so antsy about my new collection for 2011.  I’m still producing looks but I had a small shoot to get things started.  Here is a sneak peek of images taken by the ever so talented Brent Barnett of Osi.  The models are Mia Allen and the up and

Portland Fashion Week

I fell a little behind this last week. I had to recover from show fever. I got a good start on my 2011 collection and I am really inspired to keep it going. The show at PFW was fun even though I felt like a walking zombie. I think I

Fashion Week

Well I am at it again. This time I have managed to put together 6 new looks for my 2011 collection in one week. Dying, designing, and sewing. I am very pleased with the outcome! I didnt think I had it in me after creating 9 intricate looks for pre-soiled

Antique beauties

I just wanted to share a few images from my show Pre-Soiled Couture that just happened last Sat. Sept. 18th. It was a lot of work and Im happy with the results. Thanks again to my interns who worked so hard to help me reach my deadline! If you need

Success

Last night was amazing! Thank you for all the people who came out to watch the show. It was quite a downpour outside. Pre-Soiled Couture was my existence for the last year and now it too must pass. I will have pictures and video up soon, thanks to OSI. I

Sold Out

You gotta love good press. I was recently interviewed by Marjorie Skinner of the Portland Mercury about my show Pre-Soiled Couture and such. Thank you Justine (model), Camillia (make-up/ hair), and Mike Larremore (photo). After the fashion show there will be 5 dress forms in the gallery that will display

Spotlight

Thank you for the good press!! This is just what I need to get my rusty wares out to the world. Fashion Fair PDX j just posted this designer spotlight. Dont forget that Saturday is Pre-Soiled Fashion show at Disjecta There will be a good crowd so get there early