Posts in Fashion Design
Making a Wrap Camisole

I’m making a 10x10 capsule wardrobe for myself and to kick off the DIY Capsule Challenge, I decided to make a satin camisole first. It’s a good style basic that you can layer over anything in the fall or wear along in the spring. It’s an essential for everyone’s closet. Click to see how I designed and made one for myself.

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Fur Design Illustration

Inspired by the night and city lights and the fall 2018 trend of fur, fashion designer Delaya Briscoe designed and drew three designs of fur vests using copic markers for the illustration.

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Mood - Diamond in the Back

A fashion mood board created by Los Angeles fashion designer, Delaya Briscoe.  Using references of 1970's fashion and style, the Black Panther Party, Pam Grier, black women with afros, classic Cadillac coupe devilles and New York summers, the images come together as a celebration of strong black women despite the struggles around them.  The edge and strength is in the black and brown tones and the warmth and joy is brought on by the orange and yellow.  Using leather, fur and other textured fabrics, combined with the color palette, this mood is great for fall and winter fashion.

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5 Tricks to Get You Passed a Creative Rut

When working on freelance job after freelance job and project after project, sometimes you can get burnt out and overwhelmed; sometimes you'll get stuck in a creative block - much like writers block - and can't get inspired to keep going.  Here are 5 easy tricks to do that will get you out of a creative rut and help you get inspired again.

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5 Things They Don't Teach You at Fashion School

When you’re in college and start the fashion design program, you get so excited about learning how to make clothes. When you finish the program and go off into the industry, you realize that fashion school didn't teach you everything you needed to know about business, production and sampling.  I know it was a steep learning curve for me, so I'm sharing 5 things that fashion design school didn't prepare me for when I entered the fashion design industry.

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