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winter solstice

Fresh out of a lunar eclipse we step into winter solstice.  May you find peace, happiness and prosperity as the wheel turns.

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

Samhain

The veil is thin between the world of the living and the dead.  Blessings to our ancestors that have come before us and carved out our future.  I hope we can make good choices for future generations. This is one of my favorite artist Susan Seddon Boulet.  

Collections

My latest art exhibit has ended and it is time to start the next show for July 2011. I felt this last show was special to me for several reasons. The location of the gallery was right next to the house I was born in and lived till the age

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

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