Two weeks ago, my parents were in town visiting and I took them with me to see Balenciaga: Spanish Master, at the Queen Sophía Spanish Institute on… Read more “Cristóbal Balenciaga: The Master”
Lisa came to me looking for something long and slender, with a vintage 1920’s or 30’s feel. I made her gown from bias-cut silk charmeuse and complemented… Read more “Lisa – Toronto, Ontario”
“[Balenciaga is] the only couturier. He is the only one who knows how to cut a fabric, and mount it and sew it with his own hands.… Read more “Gabrielle Chanel on Cristóbal Balenciaga”
…From the train on the back of the Victorian Gown. Happy Valentines Day to all of my brides, past, present and future! May your lives be filled… Read more “A Dozen Roses for Valentine’s Day…”
Something that I think is critically important in determining what a bride is going to look best in is to know what her groom looks like and… Read more “Consider the Groom”
This is what the Victorian Gown, currently featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, looks like on a real bride!
This bride wanted the Princess Dress, but was getting married in December in New York, so I made it with long sleeves. I think I like it… Read more “Anne Marie – New Canaan, CT”