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Black Friday Deals!

Happy Thanksgiving from my home to yours! This year marks my first ever American thanksgiving! I am so thankful for the opportunity to live in this beautiful country, and for my wonderful friends and family. Along with Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and I am excited to announce the launch of my jewelry business here in […]

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A Glimpse Behind The Doors Of The Most Prestigious Atelier Houses

This past weekend marked the 4th anniversary of “Les Journées Particulières.” This three day event has LVMH to open its doors and show the public how couture is made. Many of the artisan houses owned by LVMH take part in the event and allow the public access, and for the workers to share their passion and […]

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Haute Couture Beadwork and Embroidery Class

Have you ever wanted to learn Haute Couture Beadwork and Embroidery? This is your chance to learn the traditional French techniques still used in Parisian atelier’s today! I am offering my “Intro to Haute Couture Beadwork and Embroidery Class” once again at the end of the summer.  This class is an intensive 3 day class […]

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A Dior Documentary You Must See!

If you do nothing else this weekend, you must watch this beautiful movie.  It is a showcase of Dior’s Spring/Summer Haute Couture 2011 collection, giving an insider’s view to how the collection was formed from sketches into actual runway pieces.  This is a great movie to show the amount of work and talent that goes […]

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Palais Des Lumières by Elie Saab

Need a little Monday inspiration?  Watch this short video for a look at the stunning Elie Saab Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014/2015 collection.  Always one of my favorite shows, this one was full of inspiration with lots of sparkling beadwork and embroidery.  What do you think of these beautiful sparkling gowns?

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Chanel Métiers d’Art Salzburg 2014/15

Every year, Karl Lagerfeld hosts an amazing fashion show called Métiers d’Art which showcases the work of Chanel’s atelier houses.  This year, the show was held in Salzburg.  Since studying at the Lesage embroidery house myself, I have become increasingly interested in the traditional atelier houses that service the Haute Couture industry.  As the traditional craftsmanship […]

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Glimpse Creations Atelier

Exciting News!!  Glimpse Creations Atelier has opened in Burlington, Ontario!  Located downtown Burlington, Glimpse Creations Atelier is inspired by the Parisian workrooms that service the Haute Couture industry. Come and see the new products for sale and also watch traditional European crafting techniques used in the atelier.  From embroidery and beadwork to traditional flowermaking and […]

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Guy Laroche PFW SS2015

Once again I was lucky enough to receive some invitations to Paris Fashion Week this past month.  I am always so excited this time of year when I go to my mailbox and find invitations to some of the most exclusive shows in Paris.  I love being one of the first to get a glimpse […]

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Le Petit Théâtre Dior

A world traveling exhibition of miniature Christian Dior Haute Couture gowns has begun its journey this summer in Chendgu, China.  This amazing show incorporates many of the fashion label’s most well known gowns, created in miniature versions from the originals.  Each piece is a third of the size of the original creations, yet still follows […]

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Haute Couture Swiss Textiles

Last week I came across this wonderful video of Swiss textile manufacturing company Jakob Schlaepfer.  They are an amazing company keeping the textile craft alive for the past 50 years, and are still supplying the fashion world with many magical creations.  Imagine a material as soft, sheer and delicate as a soap bubble, or a fabric […]

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