Sunday, December 2, 2012

fashion design and paris !

I was all set on doing FAT 2013 doing the "lend a Hand" collection when
there might be a big chance that I'll go into lingerie/ contour!
Which is super exciting but do I want to focus on that? To work with lace all day. um. yes!

So if I do decide to narrow my fashion pathway to lingerie I might be doing the planned dress collection!
What a dilema.
Here's is my "intertwined" dress. What do you think?
I feel like I fell off the face of Cyber Earth. I've been preparing my portfolio for Central Saint Martins (I'm out of my mind for applying but you never know!) and just recently came back from an amazing week in Paris (too bad I missed the Paris fashion week!). So I had my portfolio reviewed by an oversea representative and they recommend on really finding my own illustration style. The below is what I presented, I guess it is too generic and a little too crayon-colour-book looking. I will be experimenting and playing around with different fashion illustrations here so stay tuned and feel free to give me feed back! 

Here are my attempts of more stylistic illustrations.


(quick outfit pic in the oh-so-lovely washroom of GeorgeBrown Campus)
p.p.s. I should share some snippets of my trip to paris :)

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Princess Dress


 pictures from the photoshoot of my latest creations!
in store now

model: Murphy
Photographer: Tishan Baldeo


Tuesday, October 23, 2012

photoshoot before Paris

 Photographer Tishan Baldeo
Model Murphy Macdonald-Rea
MUA & Hair Stylist Amanda Blair
Clothes made by me:)

I'm so excited, will take a million pictures... 
so needed this break.

Ciao bloggersphere.

p.s. please vote for me for a Joe Fresh competition!

Friday, October 12, 2012

Joe Fresh Challenge

Through CampusPerks I was given the chance to enter the Joe Fresh Challenge, after answering some questions about my style and student involvement/ initiatives I was given a $100 gift card (20 students chosen) and one of us will win $1000 based on an outfit we created with Joe Fresh items. Here is mine:) Cardigan 29.99 pants 29.99 white sweater 19.99 I also got tights that were 6 bucks.


p.s. who is excited for halloween! What are you going to be? I think I'm going to dress up as Flintstone (wilma) with my boyfriend (fred) :)

Monday, September 24, 2012

September. oh Life.

Hey everyone! I can't believe it's September of yet another year. 
I'm really deciding what I should do! 
After two years in design school I thought I should do a year of fashion business... 
I'm applying to two schools abroad for next September.
It is so scary because that means another year of school! 
another year to wait before diving into the fashion industry.

Wish someone could just tell me what the right path is. 
In the mean time I'm making my first ever youtube video of me making a dress from start to finish.
Very excited to share that with you:)

 1. dress I made for my cousin's wedding; removable peplum!
2. too adorable.
3. loving skinny whites, and these adorable animal pillows.


Friday, September 14, 2012

Going Out Dresses You Need This Season

NYFW Zac Posen

 Design above and below are created and drawn by me


Sunday, August 26, 2012

stitches and seams

Super excited to finish this Mint Brocade Dress.
V dip back, a upside down heart cut-out on the front, a flared skirt completed with a big bow at the back. The lining is super cute too with little crowns, side invisible zipper  and hem is blind hemmed by hand :) 

This Dress is my Baby.... haha.
Skirt I sketched out months ago, Love turning things to life.

 A Dress done for my client.

 Finally replace the invisible zipper on my lavender suede dress. 
I sewed this in January, what a procrastinator I am. 
Hope you are all enjoy the final week of Summer, I cannot believe school starts next week!!


Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Sewing my #*&@ off!

was super excited to try bleaching as a design element. I made these mint shorts from 100% cotton (which is one of the best material to bleach) and it turned out amazing!
Now I want to bleach everything..

Made this this morning! I call it the Little Princess skirt.
inspired by miu miu's $575! 

simple skirt pattern but the fabric speaks for itself; about time I use this fabric!

Last skirt I made this week:
again, I bleached it and out came... pink?! what a lovely surprise.


p.s. went to a bling swap off Uniiverse and it was so amazing!! Got so many amazing finds in exchange for little things I will never wear .. ever. 

Monday, August 13, 2012

splash and splatter

Made this top with chiffon on one side, polyester cotton on the other and bias strip binding and loads of  acrylic paint (some unfortunately wound up on my carpet..)

It's funny that when I started this top it was suppose to be a tank top but I didn't have enough of the soft brown fabric so I improvised and it turned out to become this funky piece. 

Fashion is so much like art; you have a vision but the outcome can never be controlled and it shocks you every time.

inspired by the top below

Sunday, August 5, 2012

sequins and softball jersey

Super easy tee to vest diy

nails inspired by pintrest. got a little lazy and didn't finish all of them..
fin izakaya. yum.
Melting Pot, turtles chocolate fondue and pineapple drinks!

p.s. made pyramid on centre island. how is your summer so far?!

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

New Products!

Check out
All creations made by me
Modeled by Ivanka
Photographed by Simon Paang