Collection 1 SS '15: Curiosities of the Deep

  • Look 1: Shift dress with T-shirt- style bell sleeves. Materials used include one-of a kind, custom jacquard (front and back of fabric was used), a frosted, matte polyurethane, and a hologram, iridescent organza was used as a trim.
  • Look 1: A hologram, iridescent organza with lurex was used to trim the bucket pockets of the dress.
  • Look 2: The top is attached to a funnel neck piece to be worn with hair tucked inside. The top is made of a perforated, bonded spacer. The skirt is a pencil-style skirt with a diagonal slice cut out of it. It is made of the back side of the custom jacqard fabric, which is primarily an iridescent metallic with organic splotches of varying blues. The fanny-pack accessory is made of the matte, frosted polyurethane, and lined with the hologram, iridescent organza.
  • Look 2: The top is attached to a funnel neck piece to be worn with hair tucked inside. The top is made of a perforated, bonded spacer. The skirt is a pencil style skirt with a diagonal slice cut out of it. It is made of the back side of the custom jacqard fabric, which is primarily an iridescent metallic with organic splotches of varying blues. The fanny-pack accessory is made of the matte, frosted polyurethane, and lined with the hologram, iridescent organza.
  • Look 2: The top is attached to a funnel neck piece to be worn with hair tucked inside. The top is made of a perforated, bonded spacer. The skirt is a pencil style skirt with a diagonal slice cut out of it. It is made of the back side of the custom jacqard fabric, which is primarily an iridescent metallic with organic splotches of varying blues. The fanny-pack accessory is made of the matte, frosted polyurethane, and lined with the hologram, iridescent organza.
  • Look 2: The top is attached to a funnel neck piece to be worn with hair tucked inside. The top is made of a perforated, bonded spacer. The skirt is a pencil style skirt with a diagonal slice cut out of it. It is made of the back side of the custom jacqard fabric, which is primarily an iridescent metallic with organic splotches of varying blues. The fanny-pack accessory is made of the matte, frosted polyurethane, and lined with the hologram, iridescent organza.
  • Look 3: This mid-length dress is of a column-style silhouette. It features a bib panel made of polyurethane with straps sewn under it. The straps are made of polyurethane with a strip of hologram, iridescent organza sandwiched in between. Additionally, the sides of the dress feature high slits, that attach to a slot seam with the frosted polyurethane. The base of the dress is all perforated bonded spacer.
  • Look 3: This mid-length dress is of a column-style silhouette. It features a bib panel made of polyurethane with straps sewn under it. The straps are made of polyurethane with a strip of hologram, iridescent organza sandwiched in between. Additionally, the sides of the dress feature high slits, that attach to a slot seam with the frosted polyurethane. The base of the dress is all perforated bonded spacer.
  • Look 3: This mid-length dress is of a column-style silhouette. It features a bib panel made of polyurethane with straps sewn under it. The straps are made of polyurethane with a strip of hologram, iridescent organza sandwiched in between. Additionally, the sides of the dress feature high slits, that attach to a slot seam with the frosted polyurethane. The base of the dress is all perforated bonded spacer.
  • Look 3: This mid-length dress is of a column-style silhouette. It features a bib panel made of polyurethane with straps sewn under it. The straps are made of polyurethane with a strip of hologram, iridescent organza sandwiched in between. Additionally, the sides of the dress feature high slits, that attach to a slot seam with the frosted polyurethane. The base of the dress is all perforated bonded spacer.
  • Look 3: This mid-length dress is of a column-style silhouette. It features a bib panel made of polyurethane with straps sewn under it. The straps are made of polyurethane with a strip of hologram, iridescent organza sandwiched in between. Additionally, the sides of the dress feature high slits, that attach to a slot seam with the frosted polyurethane. The base of the dress is all perforated bonded spacer.
  • My lovely models on the day of the critique.
  • One-of-a-kind Jacquard designed in collaboration with textile designer, Nyasha Chivaura. The jacquard features indigo and turqoise threads on a navy background with clear iridescent threads.
  • One-of-a-kind Jacquard designed in collaboration with textile designer, Nyasha Chivaura. The jacquard features indigo and turqoise threads on a navy background with clear iridescent threads.
  • Jacquard Back.
    One-of-a-kind Jacquard designed in collaboration with textile designer, Nyasha Chivaura. The jacquard features indigo and turqoise threads on a navy background with clear iridescent threads.
  • This unique fabric is a perforated bonded spacer. I utilized this unique, squishy layered fabric to emulate textures found within the deep ocean such as moon jellyfish and sea cucumbers.
  • Look1: Shift Dress made of a one-of-a-kind, custom jacquard with metallic thread, translucent frosted polyeurethane, and hologram lurex organza trim.
  • Look 2: Top made of perforated bonded spacer. Skirt made of one-of-a-kind, custom jacquard.
  • Look 3: Jacket made of a translucent, matte polyeurethane with hologram lurex organza bindings. Dress made of perforated bonded spacer with a polyeurethane bib, and hologram organza strap detail.
  • The brochure at the Philadelphia University Fashin Show