Category Archives: Fashion design

Ronisha reflects on her experiences with Tara St. James, Fashion Design Mentor at Study Inc.

Smack Mellon has been a fun and interesting experience for me for the past several months. Many other high school students in the Smack Mellon program and I attended many art-related trips to amazing art galleries and museums. Although junior … Continue reading

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Studio visit to Tara St. James, Fashion Design, 10/19/11

During the second week of Art Ready, the students headed to the main headquarters of fashion designer Tara St. James in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Before starting her Study clothing line, Tara worked with various different companies. Then, in 2009 Tara decided … Continue reading

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CHANDI Sewing by Hand: Pockets and Hems

As a clothing designer, one of the things I get asked most often is how to alter or repair clothing. Being able to alter and repair your own clothing is an extremely valuable, practical and useful skill to have. I … Continue reading

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CHANDI photo shoots + discharge printing + airbrush make-up

On the first session we discussed the creative process. We talked about brainstorming and finding and collecting inspiration for future projects. We are collaborating on an upcoming fashion photo shoot to include on my website and Etsy. We talked about … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Caroline Glemann, jewelry designer, 1/19/11

Professional jewelry designer Caroline Glemann believes that jewelry should be accessible—this is why she sells pieces in her Williamsburg, Brooklyn boutique that are affordable, and why she works with clients to design custom, one-of-a-kind engagement rings and other pieces, using … Continue reading

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Studio visit to CHANDI, fashion designer, 10/20/10

During the fall semester of Art Ready, every Wednesday afternoon, students visit the studio of a different professional artist. At the end of January they submit their top choices of mentors from among these artists. With these studio visits, the … Continue reading

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