"Breaking Free" Red Dress Project

  • Inspired by takotsubos (octopus traps) and the East Pacific Red Octopus, this asymmetrical A-lined dress made from Peau de Soie fabric was created for a client who intends on wearing this garment to her book signing 
  • Concept Board 
  • Color/Fabric Board
  • Draping and Final Muslin
  • Dress Hand Basted in Final Fabric
  •  Dress sewn and worn on model 
  • Runaway photos from Philadelphia University Annual Fashion Show 2016 (top photo featured in Women's Wear Daily)