Friday, April 19, 2013

Behind the Scenes


It's been almost a week since my spring collection debuted at New York Fashion Academy's 9th Annual runway show, and I'm just starting to recover from all the excitement - and let's be honest, from the complete exhaustion!  I couldn't be more proud of my models, dressers, and hair & makeup crew for making everything come together so perfectly.

Here's a few behind the scenes outfit photos - professional runway photographs and video to come!

Hair: Ngoc-Hien Nguyen from The Makeup Session

Makeup:  Andrea Chin from The Makeup Session

Shoes:  John Fluevog, graciously loaned by the Seattle Fluevog store.  Huge thanks to Brenda, Willy, and Roland for all of their help.

Hair flowers: Nancy's Sewing Basket, unless otherwise noted

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Emma Dress: Boatneck dress in Liberty of London Tana Lawn.

Model: Erika Ray

Shoes: Fluevog Desmond in Ivory

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Ondrea Cardigan, Natalie Camisole, and Stella Skirt:  Hand-knit lace and cable patterened cardigan in Brooklyn Tweed Loft [colorway Soot].  Fitted jersey camisole with rosette.  Silk crepe de chine flutter-hem skirt.

Model:  Amanda Sloan

Shoes:  Fluevog Marvel in Green

Hair flower from boutique in Kyoto

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Betty Dress:  Silk/cotton damask cocktail dress with oversized pockets.

Model:  Katy Flynn

Shoes:  Fluevog Desmond in Yellow

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Katy Blouse and Angelina Skirt:  Colorblocked sweetheart blouse with lace edging.  Silk charmeuse skirt with parasol lace overlay.

Model:  Kaelynn Brengman

Shoes:  Fluevog Marvel in Yellow

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Christina Blouse and Alicia Skirt:  Silk charmeuse cowl-neck blouse.  Wool skirt with oversized pockets.

Model:  Nicole H.

Shoes:  Fluevog Caravaggio in Caramel Tan

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Krista Dress:  Wool crepe sweetheart dress with gathered bodice and shoulders.

Model:  Philicia Jacques

Shoes:  Fluevog Paris in Beige Devilfish

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Andi Cardigan, Natalie Camisole, and Gala Skirt:  Hand-knit lace and cable patterned cropped cardigan in Brooklyn Tweed Loft [colorway Hayloft].  Fitted jersey camisole with rosette.  Sueded silk crepe skirt with draped georgette overlay.

Model:  Nicole Yvonne


My girls with Ngoc-Hien and Andrea, our fantastic hair & makeup team!

I can't thank everyone enough for their hard work, humor, and sheer awesomeness.  This has been an amazing experience!

Happy Friday, everyone!


Anonymous said...

Love love love! I think I would totally wear pretty much everything you designed :D

Love the yellow sweater with the blue and white skirt especially, and the red dress too.

Erin said...

Love that stella skirt! Congratulations on making it through with your sanity intact!

Smithies said...

We are proud of you oxoxo need the pattern for the cardi. Love from Elaine, Kat and Gail