Grey Taffeta Dress & Hat

This ensemble was based off of a portrait of the sixteenth century woman Ana de Mendoza.  In her lifetime she was a countess, duchess, princess, and prisoner. I picked this portrait as inspiration because I enjoyed the contrast of the colors, and it was something I could easily make from materials I already owned. The … Continue reading Grey Taffeta Dress & Hat

Diaphanous Flower Dresses

This is an ongoing series of dresses that represent seasons or holidays. Each dress pairs heavy fake flowers with lightweight airy fabrics and full silhouettes. So far the series consists of three dresses, one that represents summer, one that represents fall, and one that is halloween themed. The Fall Fairy:  This dress is inspired by … Continue reading Diaphanous Flower Dresses