Archive for March, 2010

Floppsy Moppsy

Floppsy Moppsy

Yes, this week is the elusive “spring Break”.  In a fashion design students world, that really means nothing, but extra time to work on your projects.  This break I was called away by family to my home land.  OH NO!!!  That is like taking a week and two weekends out of the alloted time for […]

March 31, 2010 | By | Reply More
The Cape Saga Pt. I: The Trouble with Chiffon

The Cape Saga Pt. I: The Trouble with Chiffon

Dear Chiffon, I hate you. -Yissel ********* Working with Chiffon is bittersweet. Yes, it looks beautiful in a garment, all flowing, layered, ruffled, gathered, maybe even fluted… A+ on the finished product every time, but boy…little does the average person know how much actual work is involved when you’re working with the stuff. I mean, […]

March 31, 2010 | By | 10 Replies More
Spring Break 2010 All Inclusive… Tech Pack.

Spring Break 2010 All Inclusive… Tech Pack.

Here we are… Spring Break 2010.  Visions of Puerto Rico, all-inclusive resorts, teeny-weeny bikinis, Mojitos on the beach, potential “friends” surfing the waves, hot sun, sand between your toes and – …Wait. WHAT?! What I mean is visions of 7:30 am alarms, sopping wet commutes to school, underground dungeon retreats, rainbows of potential yarns, knitting […]

March 30, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
This is not Project Runway

This is not Project Runway

Recently, much publicity has surfaced about the four lovely ladies selected to write this blog about our 8th semester fashion show. We love publicity, yes, and we are greatful for it, but please, STOP comparing what we do to Project Runway. Sure, we all were glued around the TV when the first, and maybe even […]

March 29, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
Materialization in a material world…..

Materialization in a material world…..

The whole idea behind the Alice in Wonderland theme, was to use materialization, adding a textural element to my garments.  For dress #2, I chose to use 100% cotton (for the cotton competition); this being said, manipulating the fabric to add an 3d element was critical to my design.  The base is made out of […]

March 25, 2010 | By | 7 Replies More