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Delicate Embroidery at Elie Saab Couture S/S 2013

Every season Elie Saab Haute Couture manages to steal my heart.  This years Paris Couture Week collection was no exception.  Sadly, I was not able to attend the show this time, but I find myself still drooling over the photos of the collection.  The Elie Saab show is always one of my favorites since it […]

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Karl’s Garden at Chanel Couture S/S2013

Although I am not physically in Paris this time for Couture week, my soul is still there.  I am usually snapping as many photos as possible and running from show to show through the streets of Pairs this time of year.  This year, I am relaxing in the sunshine of Florida and checking out the […]

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Elie Saab Couture Autumn/Winter 2012

Couture season is here again, and I am excited to see what the atelier’s of Paris have created for the for the runways this season.  Sadly, I am not in Paris so I was unable to attend the shows this season.  However I am enjoying looking though the endless photos of creations from the runways.  […]

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On Aura Tout Vu Couture S/S 2012

Bulgarian designers Livia S. Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov showed their designs for On Aura Tout Vu’s Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2012 fashion show in Paris and I was one of the lucky few who got a ticket to the show.  I was excited for this show as soon as I got the invitation.  The card had […]

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Georges Hobeika Couture S/S 2012

Haute Couture in Paris means beautiful handcrafted clothes, and Georges Hobeika went above and beyond this at his Spring 2012 Couture show.  I was one of the lucky few who got an invitation to the show at the beautiful Le Meurice hotel.   Flowing chiffon dresses and soft pastel colors showed femininity and sensuality throughout […]

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François Lesage 1929 – 2011

December 1, 2011 was a sad day for those in the fashion industry. Master of Couture embroidery, François Lesage, aged 82 passed away after a long battle with illness. M. Lesage was a true visionary in the fashion industry. Tucked away in the attic rooms of a five story building, overlooked by Sacre Coeur, you […]

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Iris Couture Embroidery

Just thought I would share a piece that I am currently working on! This is a couture embroidered piece that will soon be turned into a clutch purse. The hand embroidery is done with a Luneville hook which is the technique that I learned at Lesage, (an atelier house owned by Chanel). It is created […]

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Studio Rasa New Collections

Rasa Jurenas is a multi award winning hairstylist and make-up artist, including the Canadian Hairstylist of the Year, 2006. She has just released her latest collections titled, “Golden Sun” and “Fashion Crimes,” which feature jewelry by Glimpse Creations! Visit http://www.rasajurenas.com for more information about Studio Rasa. Her latest collection titled “Fashion Crimes” features a couture […]

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A Common Thread (Brodeuses)

A Common Thread/Sequins, or Brodeuses as it is called in France is a fantastic, must see movie if you are interested in embroidery. The film is about a young pregnant girl who gets a job doing couture embroidery with a woman who does work for Lesage and Lacroix. You see them stretching the fabrics over […]

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A Needle Pulling Thread Article #2

Pick up your copy of “A Needle Pulling Thread Magazine” at your bookstore!! Below is a preview of my article in this month’s publication all about couture embroidery. This is the second article in a series of three that I wrote for the magazine. What are you waiting for!?? Go get your copy today!!

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