Certain Sundries:  Designer's Blog

For the third year in a row, I've chosen to enter an outfit in the Foundations Revealed contest.  The current theme is "renewal", and the brief asked us to look at sustainability, recycling, and upcycling in our creations.  The image the site is using to mark the contest page is of spring blossoms, and immediately mad...

Supporting small businesses is a great way to put your money in your community, and directly impact the lives of people like you instead of putting funds into corporate powerhouses.  Shopping small helps your local economy, and that's good news for everyone.  Here are a few local businesses I love, and hope you will,...

How do designers come up with the things they do for nebulous concepts?  How does the design they make inform the viewer of the character, mood, etc that they are looking at?  Come behind the scenes with me in a multi-part adventure as I design my 2020 Foundations Revealed contest entry!

Let's start with the basic...

This blog post is a companion to my Foundations Revealed 2019 contest entry.  The 2019 contest is architecture themed, and there are no restrictions on what kind of garments could be made, though corsets are one of the primary types entered in the contests.

     As an artist, I always try to design projects with some k...

Located in the Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, Miranda’s Vintage Bridal, you can create the wedding of your dreams with these beautiful gowns from the 1910s to more modern vintage styles. Here are some of our favorite pairings below.

"Ivy" long sleeved lace detailed 1970s dress, would make a beautiful princes...

So far, our posts have been focused on bridal pairings. While you could definitely use the following pairings as a super-fabulous Senshi-inspired bridal party

Take a look at another curated selection of bridal looks, mixing modern & vintage aesthetics for your perfect style!

Join Certain Sundries designer, Maeri, for a budget-friendly wedding style break down for vintage lovers!

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