08 November 2010

project runway ain't got nuthin' on her

Why have a blog if you can't brag from time to time about those you love & admire?

Please see the work of my beloved cousin Allie's work.  She is finishing up her BFA at Ole Miss and for her master project this senior year she's doing a "rags to riches" line of couture.  

Hello--here is her model in trash bags.  I'm speechless!


Her dish cloth formal:




Unbelievable brown bag skirt!


coffee filter sculptural piece


Is she not talented?  I am in awe.

Not only is she talented in fashion (and interned at Saks in Atlanta this summer doing displays--how cool!), but she is gifted in photography

(her photo self-portrait below)



gorgeous


And one of her real loves is the graphic arts

(she made this for me!!)



You're gifted, Allie girl!



And she is graduating this year---so if anyone needs to hire a gifted designer of all trades--please look up Allie.  I'd love to hire her myself :)

                                                                       Julie

20 comments:

  1. Ok, I seriously want to wear the dish towel dress! Gorgeous! Your talented cousin needs to get herself to Project Runway b/c she would just eat those challenges up!

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  2. wow! Who knew coffee filters could be so chic!
    xx

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  3. Talent definitely runs in the family!! Those dresses are amazing and you're right, she definitely knows how to take a photograph- stunning! I love your invite and so wish I was able to attend-
    xo Christine

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  4. I was just wondering who did your cool invite? I should have known it was somebody related to you. What a talented gene pool!

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  5. Love it!!! What style and creativity!!

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  6. love that coffee filter piece. fantastic!

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  7. Clearly it is in the genes! Amazing design work.I have never seen dish cloths look so fab! Sinead x

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  8. Wow, these are amazing! I would totally wear the dish cloth gown and that coffee filter dress reminds me of a Chanel gown. Very talented!

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  9. You have every right to brag! She is absolutely fabulous and so very talented. Thanks for sharing her with us!

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  10. I love this! I think the dish cloth one is my favorite. I went to school for fashion too but ended up in interiors but I always have a place in my heart for amazing talent like this! Good luck to her!

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  11. This is my dream! I love fashion and art. Her creations are beautiful!

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  12. Coffee Filters....bring it...I love that one!

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  13. What fun creations and great challenges. They are all so beautiful!

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  14. no kidding, WOW-you should definitely snatch Allie up fast. Fashion designers really impress me, it's really half engineering and she does graphics, too. Start bribing.

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