Sew Not Over: Steven and Ricky
“My life seems to be full of contradictions these days, so I wanted to convey that through the “Sew Not Over” line. I wanted to make cute, fun cocktail dresses that were full of their own contradictions. Instead of bright colors, I used black. And instead of using typical evening fabrics, I used black wool cashmere I bought in Paris over Thanksgiving. I liked the idea of the juxtaposition of these elements with a silhouette that’s so familiar — just reinterpreted in different materials.”
“My look for the online challenge … it’s all kinda sorta built around this lace. I want the girl just to slip in naked and it’s perfect.”
Well first off, the hats. No. We suspect he thought he was being cute, but…no. The Minnie Mouse gloves don’t help. The first and third dresses are okay, but they’re right on the border of TackyTown. That second dress isn’t on the border; it’s standing in the middle of TackyTown Square twirling a baton and setting off fireworks.