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Upcycling in Fashion | Handmade Clothing

Hi everyone, it’s Emily! There is so much beauty in giving waste a purpose, and fashion is no exception. In this video, I discuss what upcycling is, what makes it sustainable, and how I will be using it for my brand.  So let’s get started! Sooooo...What is Upcycling? Upcycling is the epitome of one man's trash is another man’s treasure. As a designer, especially a new designer, I don’t have a ton of capital to work with, but I do know that there is a ton of waste in fashion, making upcycling a more creative and economical approach for me. Clothes are made, bought, and discarded every single day, so there’s so much material for me and other new designers...

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7 Tips on How to Mix Prints and Patterns Into Your Outfits

In this video, I am going to talk about styling and mixing prints and patterns. The thought of missing prints may stress you out, but I’m hoping to change that because mixing prints- when done the right way- can make your outfit look more expensive, fun, and fashion forward.

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How to Choose Fashion Fabrics with a Trip to Mood Fabrics | Terminology and Shopping Tips

 In this blog, I am going to talk about choosing fabrics for fashion by covering topics like classification, fibers, and other useful terminology when shopping. Fabric stores can be so overwhelming, so I am going to take you on a trip to Mood Fabrics in downtown Los Angeles.

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