Fabulous Redress Runway photos!

Truly spectacular photos by reDirect Photography, plus here is his summary blog post of the Redress Raleigh show!

Hairologist: Demetra of D-Spot 
Makeup: Makeup Artistry by Amani
Models’ sites:
Colleen Ann Guest
Camellia Jade
Vivian Powers-Ramge

Photos from backstage, Redress Raleigh 2015

Just the start of the many amazing photos taken by fabulous photographers….

These beautiful photos were taken by the very creative, very talented Ernesto Sue.
This was outside the Lincoln Theatre, before the Redress Raleigh Fashion Show began.
Hairologist: Demetra of D-Spot 
Makeup: Makeup Artistry by Amani
Models’ sites:
Colleen Ann Guest
Camellia Jade
Vivian Powers-Ramge

 

Video interview of me!

Carl Tyer of Sound Images produced this cool slideshow video interview of me.  In it I discuss my background and my inspiration for this year’s line of clothing for the Redress Raleigh Eco-Fashion Show.
http://vimeo.com/98453136

Additional photography by Elizabeth Galecke Photography. 

 

Redress Raleigh is THIS Friday!!!!

Yes…. In TWO DAYS!!!!!  

Get tickets prior to Friday to save $5.  Here is the link:  
http://redressraleigh.com/spring-summer-2014/redress-spring-2014-eco-fashion-show-marketplace?utm_source=Redress+Raleigh+Newsletter&utm_campaign=4c5baec478-May_28_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7088056b95-4c5baec478-315875689

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Sneak peeks at Redress work in progress…

Just the fabric, actually… the sewing for me is gonna come later!  🙂

Silk charmeuse for some bowties:
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Fabric for a dress, probably:20140322_150656

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And some silk-cotton blend for bowties:20140325_162942

A wonderful blog post from Redress’s Mor Aframian

I’m absolutely tickled by the really lovely post Mor wrote on her visit to my studio last week!  Enjoy, and subscribe to Redress Raleigh’s blog.  They’re really worth the read!!

http://redressraleigh.com/blog/2013/5/7/day-in-the-life-of-leopold-design

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Not sure how to re-blog a friend’s Tumblr blog…. but….

Here ya go.  I think the world of this chick, and she’s done wonders for my designing motivation….
Margo of Rocket Betty makes ahhhhh-mazing new dresses from old dresses — repurposing at its most FAB. 
She attended the Redress Eco-fashion Show, and fell in love with one particular sarong I made… one for the finale look of the show. 
Here is her blog post on this….
http://tmblr.co/Z5HXNyjpMOuf

Here is the stunning Margo of Rocket BettyImageAnd what remains in her Etsy shop:  https://www.etsy.com/shop/RocketBetty

Video recap from Redress Raleigh 2013!!!

This video covers the Conference as well as the Eco-Fashion Show!
There are lots of peeks at Leopold Designs work, but I have to say, I’m tickled that I’m the closing image (worn by Anna Sterlina) for the video… hehe!! 🙂
Videography and editing by Drawbridge Media

Collection photos preview!!

I’m a little speechless, I’m so happy with this photo!!!  You can see in this preview photo how awesomely Nancy Tom, Reut Ringle, & Robin Bobbitt so perfectly rocked Leopold Designs for Redress Raleigh 2013!!
http://redressraleigh.com/blog/2013/4/8/redress-2013-spring-collections-photosImage