Calypso St. Barth Soiree Launch

11.15.2012

Thursday November 8th, I was honored to showcase my Art inspired by the Calypso St. Barth new Soiree Collection in their Meat Packing District store.  I was asked to pick a piece from the collection and paint my interpretation of it.  I of coursed  decided on the sequin chevron dress and turned it into an explosion of bright watercolors, naming the piece “Sequins Are My Music”.   While painting I pictured the perfect evening in the perfect dress(this one by the way!) and how that would make any lady feel. You can see my painting process below–minus my mini dance breaks I took in between.  The evening of the event was full of champagne and yes, sparkles!  The Soiree Collection is elegant yet daringly fun gearing us all up for excitement for the Holiday Season! Also presenting art were Artists Sarah Reynolds, Katie Rodgers from Paper Fashion and  hosted Kerri Lisa from Gallery Girls.

 

  Left to Right, Sarah Reynolds, Katie Rodgers, Creative Director of CSB Elisa Miller, Kerri Lisa and me.

 

 

 See the whole glimmering Soiree Collection here!

 

 Here is a little sneak into the design process!!

 

 

 

{photos by Guest of a Guest, OK Brittany and me }

You’re Invited!

11.6.2012

I am excited to be part of this great event this Thursday November 8th here in New York City for the launch of Calypso St. Barth’s Soiree Collection! I will be presenting my art along with New York artist Sarah Reynolds and Paper Fashion’s Katie Rodgers.  The art is inspired by the collection….full of sparkle, sequins, fringe and feathers! Check out the full collection here! And follow me on twitter and instagram @laceeswan for full coverage of the event. And if you are in New York City, please stop by, would love to meet you!

Event: The High Cost of Cheap Fashion

10.17.2012

If you are in New York tomorrow please check out this event! My friend put this together (and can you tell I added a few of my watercolor strokes to the flyer!)  with Author Elizabeth Cline and her new book Over-Dressed: The Shockingly high cost of cheap living.

Sketching for Keds.

4.25.2012

A few weeks back I had the opportunity to sketch for Keds! They had a little press preview to show the collection that will be at Opening Ceremony!

Chatting it up with Donna from Donna Daily

Claire from De Lune

Jerome from The Urban Gentleman

Amanda from Fashion Indie

Photos taken by Brian Park

from my instagram feed….follow me at @laceeswan :)

BlogLovin Awards

2.28.2012

Oh how much fun is dressing up!  I was especially excited to do it this night to support my fellow bloggers for the BlogLovin Awards. I’m mostly all about the color, but I decided to switch things up a bit and wear all black!  I felt super glamorous in this black sequined Marti dress!  Marti is known for her lux jersey pieces…..and this little gem was defintely lux! To go along with the glammed up look my dear Stylist friend Laura Garwasiuck came by and gave me a fab hair-do!

My dear friend Stephanie Walker and I {photo via Billy Farrel Agency}

Laura G. from Mudhoney Salon

Sequined Tunic: Marti dress (borrowed)
Tights: American Apparel
Shoes: Vintage

photos taken by Kirk + Laura