Confessions of a Couture Junkie, from J-na, a known addict! Also, "Takes one to know one", a list of the top 14 things you have done if you are a true Couture Junkie!
A Confessions of a Couture Junkie Page! OH NO! OK, OK.....I must confess!
designer has such a fiery passion for design that she has become a true
Couture Junkie!! When you lose all track of space and time and can
spend 16 straight hours in "the Zone" without feeling tired...this is
quite a trip!
The adrenaline rush is like nothing else...the sheer
excitement of original thought....the furious scribblings of new
designs that just "POP" into my head, wow...it is just the best feeling!
firmly believe that designing is like food, perhaps a little bit like
chocolate....if you are not careful...it can evolve into a full-blown
addiction and you will have to write your own "Confessions of a Couture
Junkie" page! You can get "cravings" that just won't quit until you
find your pad and pencil and release all the pent-up energy.
How do you know if you are a fashion designer junkie?
Friends and relatives are concerned that you aren't sleeping. (They are correct.)
You forget to eat for 12 hours.
Your lips begin to chap from dehydration!
cat keeps meowing for food, and getting mad at you for ignoring her,
she keeps jumping into your lap to stop your mad project!
Your significant other feels neglected.
The kids use extreme measures to get attention.
While you are cooking or cleaning, you keep looking for scraps of paper nearby.
You forget your haircut appointment.
You forget the dry cleaning.
You always misplace the car keys....and the car.
You invent a new design in the vegetable aisle..."I love the way the orange carrot contrasts with the eggplant purple!"
pretend you are listening to some people who like to talk, but secretly
are envisioning what couture model and color scheme would work best
with their personality, completion, and body shape.
butterflies in your stomach and remain ecstatic for weeks before and
after each runway show! "It feels like the first time..."These are
my confessions of a couture junkie, and I do plead guilty to all of the
above, however, the BEST of all and the the real icing on the cake for
I tingle all over with excitement and keep a twinkle
in my eye seeing the reaction of my clients to their exclusive handmade
original creations. The amazement and joy on THEIR faces is worth all
the hard work! It is so gratifying to me that they can wear this
couture design with pride and know that it was made for a lifetime of
wear and joy. This is what fuels my passion, and yes, my ultimate
addiction, being a true couture designer!
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We are now servicing all of our custom fashion, bespoke, and couture clients remotely with zero physical contact or fittings necessary. This is the same way we have already been servicing international clients.
We conduct our consultations on zoom.
Then, thanks to 3-D printing technology we take our clients measurements by their 3-D body-scan.
We then conduct their fittings on their 3-D printed mannequin printed from their body-scan. (All new first time clients are required to get a scan and have a print out done. We facilitate this process quickly and easily.)
The new custom clothes arrive on their doorstep with a perfect fit.