3/11/10

BEEN BUILDING A DRESS

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The hardest thing about working on my own (besides the terrifying quantity and quality of conversations I have with the cat) is that there's never anyone around to give me any feedback. With a background in fine arts, I thrive off critiques, and talking through my work with peers is just something I like to do. It's not that I don't trust my own instincts, I do, but explaining & defending my work and hearing observations & criticism from others gives me a stronger perspective and often a stronger piece.

I've been slowly working away at what may be the first dress in my new collection. I think I'll have a better idea of whether or not I want to include it after I come back from my trip. For me this is the first piece designed for the consumption of others that I've worked through entirely alone - it's bizarre that this is a new thing to me.

Hopefully it will get easier with time.

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4 comments:

Genevieve said...

from what i can see it looks amazing!

Ms. Josée said...

Such top secret shots! Can't wait to see!

ps. when will you be in Paris?

nokomis said...

looking beautiful, elizabeth.

mary. said...

Oh hi. I didn't mention this yet, but this looks amazing. Don't even let that 19 year-old Brazilian who just showed his line in Paris get you down.