I have been a fulltime Fashion/Costume designer for 31 years. At one time or another I have deigned it all, from Bridal Gowns and Accessories (Veils, Garters, Ring Pillows and Baskets Guest books and Floral) Formal wear, Custom Lingerie and Bras, Dance and Ballet Costumes, Burlesque Costumes, Millenary and Gloves, Men’s Suits, Shirts, Ties and Tuxedos. Collector Barbie, American Girl, and Tyler Doll clothes. Vestments Liturgical Garments and Alter Linens. You may ask, what do all these have in common. They are all made with the finest fabrics, Trims and Notions that I can find. Using Couture Sewing Techniques, Bead embroidery, French Ribbon Work, Lesage style Tambour Bead Embroidery, Covered buttons with bound Buttonholes. and Hand Made flowers.
I have designed many private label collections for major department stores including Neiman Marcus. The May Company, Federated Department Stores, Frost Brothers, Scarborough’s, Foley’s, Sanger Harris, Macy’s, Sakowitz, and Joske’s
My designs have been published in many major magazines. One of my designs was featured on the cover of Playboy.
My designs have been seen on Late Nite with Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live, and Many Las Vegas Shows as well as Cirque Du Soleil
I just finished making costumes for my very first full length Feature film (August 2013) ” The Bender Claim” Due to be released in 2014.
My design aesthetic is all about my use of color. I like to make everything I design in multiple color ways.
Thank you for taking the time to read about me and my work. It is my PASSION