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Village Gallery will showcase Suzen Brac...

Just in time for the start of the fall season, the local artists’ village gallery will feature fashion designer Suzen Brackell during the month of September. The cooler temperature may motivate to put away summer clothes and look for something colorful and stylish to refresh last year’s fall wardrobe. Brackell is the founding member of […]

Meet the artist who turns inflatable dol...

Designer Nicole Daddona has created a line of handbags from inflatable dolls. Nicole daddona Nicole Daddona, who comes on Friday, is 32, lives in Los Angeles and is, as she puts it, “an artist, comedian, fashion designer, filmmaker and toy designer” who has created a popular line of inflatable dolls. If you’ve ever dreamed of […]

Jessan Macatangay creates fashion design...

Central Saint Martins graduate Jessan Macatangay incorporated deconstructed chairs into his striking fashion collection, to symbolize how people carry the weight of personal struggles. Entitled Finding Beauty and Power in Struggle, the collection is made up of five different looks that gradually become lighter and less bulky, as they gradually include less furniture elements. Each […]

PAM accepts major donation of fashion de...

“We are grateful for this generous gift from Patsy Tarr,” said Gilbert Vicario, deputy director of curatorial affairs and chief curator of the Selig family at the Phoenix Art Museum. “These one-of-a-kind garments, specially designed for Ms. Tarr by Geoffrey Beene, significantly expand our collection of Beene designs, today one of the most extensive collections […]

Walton Arts Centers Launches Contest for...

WELCOME IDEAS: The Walton Arts Center may seem like a curious place for a participatory display of recycled clothing, but organizers said the concept was in line with its sustainability-conscious organization. Local artists and manufacturers are encouraged to submit their garments made from found objects or scraps that could potentially be featured in the upcoming […]

4 fashion creations by Karl Lagerfeld in...

The modern and indelible creations of Karl Lagerfeld, the longtime creative director of Chanel who passed away on February 19, will live in the permanent collection of the Phoenix Art Museum, which offers one of the best fashion design programs in the museum world. The museum acquired four complete looks from Lagerfeld between 2001 and […]