September 20, 2014 @ 5:25 PM

Recently, I was asked to create a dress for Kimberley Erev to wear in the Phoenix Fashion Week Fashionably Pink Fashion Show.

Fashionably Pink Upcycled Tshirt Dress

Kimberley is a speaker for FIDM (the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising). We met years ago when I was also an FIDM speaker.  She had been diagnosed with breast cancer back then and I just remember how hard she continued to work at her speaking job even though she was going through multiple surgeries and chemotherapy. To this day, she contiues her battle with cancer and still works full time as a speaker. I'm blown away by her strength. I'm so flattered that she wanted to wear one of my creations and I had so much fun making it. There were over 80 breast cancer shirts donated by friends, ...

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September 8, 2014 @ 12:58 PM

I recently had the pleasure of working on an editorial shoot with my photogrpaher friend Larry Alan. He has been shooting my collection for years now and I asked him if he would like to be featured in a commercial that I'm having made for LabelHorde: AZ's Hautest Fashion Directory.  The commercial will feature designers, photographers, stylists and other fashion professionals doing what they do best. Larry agreed to be included and offered to shoot my collection for his segment. So, we killed two birds with one stone and filmed Larry in his element while he was shooting my collection. To top it off, we decided to use my hair stylist friend, Ethan Murray to do the hair and ended up using his house as the location.... for obvious...

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September 6, 2014 @ 11:59 AM

I'm so excited that one of my upcycled Tshirt  dresses has been put on display in the Little Black Dress Through the Decades exhibit at the Vision Gallery in Chandler Arizona. The exhibit is curated by Robert Black and Doreen Picerne and runs from September 5th, 2014 - October 25th, 2014. It's a beautiful gallery in the downtown Chadler area and my dress is among other LBD's by the world's most important designers like Chanel, Dior, Pucci, Versace, Jacobs, Halston, Givenchy Ford and more! For more information, visit www.visiongallery.org or www.fashionbyrobertblack.com.

LBD Through the Decades at Vision Gallery

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September 3, 2014 @ 7:13 PM

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Fantasy Photo Shoot
  • Fashion Services
  • Fashionably Pink Fashion Show Dress
  • PFW LBD Contest
  • LBD Exhibit
  • FGI Fashion Illustration Event
  • Classes on Starting a Fashion Business, Sewing and CAD
  • Collins College Sr. Fashion Show
  • Fashion Jobs!!!!!
  • Save the Date for Notable Local Fashion Events

 

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Eco-friendly, sustainable, one-of-a-kind fashion "upcycled" from "thrifted" and scavenged T-shirts