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Designer, wanderer, miscreant.
Interests: Fashion, designing, clothes, art, birds, feathers, found objects, fields, wandering, travel, adventure, business
Recent Activity
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Posted Jan 12, 2011 at Collected Reverie
I'm finally getting some of my new designs stocked. A stunningly slow process. This particular tidbit is especially wonderful. Comfy, and easy to wear, I can tell it will become a staple in my wardrobe. Not too long ago I watched the movie "The Lover." The imagery was memorable, but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2011 at Collected Reverie
Woolen warmth. Cozy, comfortable, and edgy. Looks great with a belt. One million pictures after the jump Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2011 at Collected Reverie
A New Year. It will be full of surprises. I hope I get the chance to sleep at some point. Apparently today is Friday. It feels like Monday. I have so much to do it feels endless. Via This I've been meaning to share. The unmakeable book that was turned... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2011 at Collected Reverie
Dark gray. New lace. My favorite so far. Buy it. A bazillion more pictures after the cut. Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2010 at Collected Reverie
It's below freezing out. I am nuts. But, the fabric insisted.... now I just have to wait for the ice to melt. Or move somewhere warmer. This chilliness is really putting a damper on things. Link to buy Many more pictures, including some process pictures and fabric close ups after... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2010 at Collected Reverie
My eyes melted a bit. Adorable. Via Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2010 at Collected Reverie
One of the more amazing things I have found in the past couple of days is no layout. A collection of independent fashion and art magazines that have been assembled for your intensive browsing pleasure. There is something for everyone, men's fashion and women's, disturbing and inspiring, furious and peaceful.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2010 at Collected Reverie
Well it only took us four months to do, but I finally managed to complete a trade with two of the loveliest jewelers on Etsy. Both of them have amazing work with lots of attention to detail. I managed to trade for the two finger owl skull ring from Blood... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2010 at Collected Reverie
Desperate for a replacement to my previous love, I rushed forward. The small is in stock. Other sizes coming soon. More pictures after the break. There are a few changes to be noted. The sample shown here had three layers of jersey for the flutter sleeve. BAD PLAN. Too heavy.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2010 at Collected Reverie
I was recently approached by Greg of AAB to participate in a group blogging event about confidence. I agreed to partake for a few reasons. First, because my brain desperately needed to take a break from the gooey absurdity that is the world of fashion. Second, I was interested as... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2010 at Collected Reverie
The whole bleached eyebrow trend. I'm sort of in love with it. But I only see it on death-stare models with killer bone structure who can pull off other terrible trends that no one else can wear. What do you think? Via. Via It seems like one of those trends... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2010 at Collected Reverie
Found on her facebook fan page from her book signing tour: CUTE! She wears them like I do. I like the asymmetrical look a lot. Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2010 at Collected Reverie
Thank you!
Toggle Commented Dec 10, 2010 on Dreamboat at Collected Reverie
A quick donation to your day before going back to editing. I have a whole file folder of saved images that I find interesting/ creepy/ beautiful/ inspiring. I need to share them more. Via (thanks Vickie) And this is what I'm up to: Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2010 at Collected Reverie
Posted Nov 19, 2010 at Collected Reverie
Sew faster. These are up now on Etsy Dear Jenny, thank you forever. Back to work. I have more things I want to share. Maybe tonight with a glass of wine. Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2010 at Collected Reverie
I usually try to spend sometime everyday exploring blogs for inspiration, normally I don't share my finds, but I love everything about this first picture: I keep going back to it because I love it so much. I'm fairly certain I want to be friends with her. A couple of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2010 at Collected Reverie
New design! Some of you have been asking for long sleeves. Here you go. I'm working on different versions, as I am swiftly running out of some of my classic, 'prettier' pieces, so look for more lace on it's way soon. And since my mom already asked, yes I will... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2010 at Collected Reverie
This is finally going up today. It's made from a tissue thin wool jersey. Likely the softest fabric you've ever touched. I'm really happy with the design, and I like how adaptable it is to either a modern edgy look, or a more vintage style. I'm really trying to get... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2010 at Collected Reverie
Don't tell the first one, but I think I might love the second one more. I finished pictures. Now for bit of insomnia-inducing writing. Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2010 at Collected Reverie
Who are they from?! I thought maybe they were a present from Galstern, but I was wrong. I love, love, love them. I jumped up and down a bit when I opened the package, and I pride myself on not being overly girly. So you got the best of me... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2010 at Collected Reverie
So, I promised some time ago that I would write about my experience being featured seller. This promises to be dry, long, and filled with numbers, and is really geared to all of my lovely friends who also sell on Etsy. Sorry to everyone else. One dark summer evening (unfortunately... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2010 at Collected Reverie
Do something useful with your life. Place less value on worldly pleasures. Vanitas was a type of still life art that flourished in the the Netherlands in the early 17th century. It dwelled on the concepts of the inevivibility of death, and the transience and vanity of earthly achievements and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2010 at Collected Reverie
My newest object of lust is from fellow Etsy seller Galstern. Check the shop for unique hand printed tights. On my list are Eagle, Goldfish, and Leg-Jewel. I love the fact that they were inspired by patterns found in nature, and then made them into these- are so cool-they-make-your-eyes-bleed fashion. Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2010 at Collected Reverie