I don’t design clothes. I design dreams. ― Ralph Lauren

- Ralph Lauren

Excerpt: Corpse Bride

This was very uncomfortable, and I was half afraid. However, the only thing to be done being to knock at the door, I knocked, and was told from…

Lyric: Does Not Suffice (2010) by Joanna Newsom

I will pack all my pretty dresses

Contribution to the Research Collective for Decolonizing Fashion (RCDF)

Pleased to share a piece – based in part on my PhD thesis – that I wrote for the Research Collective for Decolonizing Fashion. Available here. Image Credit: ongshunmugam.com

Review: Coco Before Chanel (2009)

Coco Chanel is a self-made woman in every sense of the word.

A witch and a bitch always dress up for each other, because otherwise the witch would upstage the bitch, or the bitch would upstage the witch, and the result would be havoc.

- Tennessee Williams

Excerpt: Den Mother

So I got to know the ACS headmaster and his wife. Through her I started making my patchwork quilts; she taught handwork to the girls at Methodist Girls’…