There are so many fashion designers to take inspiration from. The one that has given me the most to aspire to (so far) is Issey Miyake. I first learned of Issey Miyake when I traveled to Japan for the International Shibori Symposium of 2005. We more »
Japanese Shibori is general term that encompasses hundreds of ways to manipulate cloth to achieve colorful, artistic designs on cloth. In really simple terms, shibori is an enhanced version of tie dye that has been around for over 750 years.
People are always wondering what my studio is like. Is it a huge warehouse? Is it still cold? Well, yes, its still cold. I am wearing Xmittens inside right now as I type! I hate having high heating bills and Xmittens keep me warm. My more »