Tag Archives: crafty fashion

she’s Crafty!

Romance Was Born Editorial

Duro Olowu, Fall 2012

Gary Graham, Fall 2012

Basso & Brooke, Fall 2012

Anna Sui, Fall 2012

Louise Gray, Fall 2012

Meadham Kirchoff, Fall 2012

Tsumori Chisato, Fall 2012

Romance Was Born, Fall 2012

Top Right: Marker stenciled birds on collar a la Miu Miu Bottom: Handmade Paper dresses available @ annex

Hand-Crafted (Badass) Skeletal T

Hand-Crafted Scalloped Jean Shorts; Handmade sequined collared Button Down

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romance was born

I recently discovered the magical beauty that is Romance Was Born.  The Australian brand was created in 2005 by Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales when they met as fashion design students at East Sydney Technical College.  Their exquisitely crafty design  aesthetic has earned them a strong cult following as well as several International design awards.  The Carpetbagger is more than ready to get in on the fun!

Check out their latest collection for Fall/Winter 2012 below.

Romance Was Born, Fall 2012

Romance Was Born, Fall 2012

Romance Was Born, Fall 2012

Romance Was Born, Fall 2012

Romance Was Born, Fall 20

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Needlepointing High Fashion

It appears that Grandma’s favorite pastime has made an impressive place for itself on the runway. At Fall 2012 Fashion Week, some designers showed some beautifully intricate tapestry inspired pieces and me likee!

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