V-Day Recap: Success!

Im not a huge fan of the Valentine’s holiday as it has become to be celebrated- I dont really like to eat out, movies are expensive, the flowers are overpriced, and Im not even going near an entire box of … Continue reading

My Best’s Bridal Shower!

Another personal post : ) Look at me, over 3 posts in two days… this is getting close to an activity record for me! I wanted to share a super special event I hosted this past month for my best … Continue reading

a la Mode does Wedding stuff: custom bridal shower invites!

An interesting project I’ve done recently aside from my master project was a set of 35 custom bridal shower invitations! The bride’s wedding colors were set to be vibrant teal and orange, so for the shower the theme was focused … Continue reading

2013 ~ a look back on our holiday this year

As promised, a monster update post of some exciting moments that wrapped up my 2013 with a nice bow and made the new year bright : ) When I am not engrossed in my master project of the Scarlett Johansson triptych, … Continue reading

Beauty @ the F/W 2013 Photoshoot

A blurb on the beauty at my Fall 2013 lookbook shoot : ) Cannot wait to see what our beauty artist extraordinaire does for Spring/Summer 2014! Read more about the makeup artist over at her blog!

Gilded Eccentric Clothing

A close-up view on the looks featured in the F/W 2013 lookbbook. Makeup artist AnnaRee intuitively interpreted the line from just a few inspiration board photos, summing up her vision for the makeup behind our vibe:

“I got a feeling of effortless dare. Meaning there is a desire for the woman to be daring but its almost too effortless for her. Her heart is beyond her on her journey to rage through life.

I read from here that there is something almost bad happening. As if you know she is in a bad situation while the photo is happening, yet her elegance is almost an invitation to continue.

I saw that she is a type of rock and roll that is sadistic. She is grunge to the soul because her heart is twisted.

I felt from her love that freely flows from her, yet she enjoys sitting in the darkness…

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Made the Cover!

So I posted a week or so ago, excited to find that the editorial shot that I provided wardrobe from my Fall-Winter 2013 collection for was being picked up for two publications! I didn’t know too much more outside of … Continue reading

Shame and regret

In January of this year, my work was posted in this amazing blog and a Discover feature! And to my rudeness and crazy start to this year, I forgot to post it! *wrist slap* ACT. REACT. OR JUST THINK ABOUT … Continue reading

French Macarons and ombre, you can’t go wrong

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Two things in my obsession, french macarons and ombre gradients! So I made these :3 I do custom colors and such, $15 for 3 pairs!

Publications!

Exciting news! I was happy last month to be contacted by a local photographer (we had connected via Facebook as she shot many of my fav pics from the models portfolio I hired for the lookbook) to provide my Fall … Continue reading

Hand-eye Coordination: My new side hobby!

The last thing I needed to do when building a new brand and continuing my custom work in fashion illustration was find a new thing to siphon some time into, but I couldn’t help myself : ) I have discovered the world of polymer clay miniatures! Im not a doll collector or miniatures hoarder, but I’ve really gotten into sculpting little mini foods and, my latest non-food item, pug charms!

You can see my full set of doll/collector miniatures, jewelry and charms at my new Etsy shoppe! Stick around for a couple new illustration postings to see what my pencil has been up to lately! Or, to stay in the immediate loop be sure to follow me on Facebook and Instagram! ^.^

xxC