“Lyra Vaudeville Shoot” 2013

Love getting dressed up and playing around on the hoop with Mandi! We are working on a new doubles act for our show we are putting on “The Vaudevillian Ball”!! Of course we needed awesome new costumes, and with that came a super fun photo shoot as well!! I made the costumes using a dusty…

Modern Depiction Tara-2013

“Like the sun which emits countless rays, compassion is the source of all inner growth and positive action. Its power can transform ourselves and others so that our lives become radiant and light” -Tarthang Tulku Beauty, compassion, mother to all sentient beings, Green Tara is very inspiring to me! Excited we got to recreate this…

“Mademoiselle LeBeetle” 2013

“Mademoiselle   LeBeetle, while never straying from being a poised lady….. swallows   the insides of her prey leaving a perfectly posed shell…. going about her usual business….. like nothing ever happened…” This costume was originally inspired by the movie Beetlejuice, one of my favorites! I found this amazing black and white stripe fabric with floral pattern….

“Tribal Goddess” 2013

“Rulers were believed to be the descendants of the gods and their blood was the ideal sacrifice……” Had so much fun yesterday shooting this tribal inspired piece with the amazing Renee Keith!! I love that we were able to create two different looks using this same headdress and  neck piece! I’ve always been fascinated with…

“Christmas Fae & Salacious Macabre” 2012

“T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, a villain was stirring, she was hardly a mouse. Removing each stocking, one-by-one with such care, she hoped that her nemesis St Nicholas, soon would be there……” Poem re-worked by Chaunsey L. Hildebrandt So excited to do another collaboration piece with some of my favorite people!!…

“An October Evening”

When hinges creak in doorless chambers…. strange and frightening sounds echo through the halls….. candle light flickers when the air is deathly still….. It must be ….. “AN OCTOBER EVENING”!!! An October Evening is a SLC, UT event with film, fashion, dance, photography, art and music, all inspired by the spirit of Halloween and presented…

“Maleficent….Mistress of All Evil” 2012

Viewed as the most powerful and sinister of the Disney Villains, Maleficent is the embodiment of evil!!! So of course this would be a character that I would love to recreate!! I was so excited when Julianna Janae Clay contacted me to custom make this for her Halloween costume!! When constructing this… I really wanted…

“Zombie Ariel” 2012

“Zombie Ariel”   Kate Moir a SLC, UT based photographer had contacted me about modeling for a zombie series art show she is doing! Naturally I would say “Yes”!!! and how perfect it was when she asked if I would be Zombie Ariel from The Little Mermaid!!! I have always loved The Little Mermaid since…

“Sugar Skull” Day of the Dead

Had an amazing shoot last Sunday! Got to hang out & be creative with my good friends Renee Keith & Chaunsey L. Hildebrandt. I’m going to be listing some of my past runway costumes for sell in my etsy store! One of which, is my Day of the Dead Dress! Renee not only an amazing…

“Life as a Dress Form” 2012

“Vanity adorns herself in laces, never rags Pearls she drapes on bodies splayed Her needle razor-sharp Pinning, draping, cutting… dreaming of Couture Each calculated stitch, feeding her morbid soul” I was originally inspired to make this creation from my friend Renee Keith. She is an amazing photographer and was doing an artist series of shoots….

“Lyra”

I’ve always loved the aerial arts!! I was so excited when my friend Mandi asked me to make a custom costume for her Lyra competition! Most of the aerial apparatuses you need to cover certain parts of the body….most performers wear a leotard and tights or even full unitard! Mandi didn’t want to wear just…

“Dark Angel”

Renee Keith and Chaunsey Hildebrandt two of my good friends shot this a couple days ago 🙂 Not knowing the exact concept, I had borrowed a few of my pieces to Chaunsey! They got together and using my “Raven Noir” dress and black floral neck piece… this hauntingly gorgeous Dark Angel emerged!! Chaunsey did and…