I always dreamed of designing my own bridal collection and marrying the man I fell in love with. I never thought they would both happen at the same time! Less than a year ago, while designing my debut bridal collection, my soon-to-be husband popped the question and the craziness began.
It's been a passion of mine for years to design handbags, and I decided to dive in feet first and design some bags with a graduate from Parsons School of Design, then have them manufactured. I couldn't decide on manufacturing in Italy or China. I decided to go with China.
Shuffling and updating your décor with the season's trends is fun, and breathing new life into a space with different wall colors or window treatments, while making things a little more complicated for you, can still be a positive experience.
Lela Rose has come a long way since her childhood years in Dallas. From a painting and sculpting major at the University of Colorado, to creating a self-made business making vests and vintage scarves, to earning a degree from Parsons School of Design, she is quite the force to be reckoned with.
Do repetitive prints of cabbage roses give you chills? Floral striped swags from floor to ceiling make you feel faint? You might be suffering from what interior designer, Annie Elliott diagnoses as a 1980's Waverly wallpaper hangover. The good news? There's a cure.
Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.
Today's connected world is bound to become even more complex, as devices with screens become even more pervasive. Brands and advertisers will need to work harder to grab your attention -- and legible type is key.
How does a costume designer go about the job? "It's all very precise", says Louise Frogley, among whose credits are The Conspirator and The Men Who Stare at Goats, and who has been in the business for 35 years.