Saturday, February 2, 2008

Museum Piece

I was asked to design a piece for the Action/RE-Action Runway show. "Touching Warms the Art" is an exhibition of jewelry made from tactile, non-precious materials hosted by the Museum of Contemporary Crafts. For the fashion show, each clothing designer selected a piece of jewelry from the show and designed a garment in response to it. I chose a magnificent wire neckpiece by Berenice Ramirez, and made this dress (many thanks to Gretchen Jones for modeling). You can see more photos from the show here.

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