Munelle de Vie

Munelle de Vie

In the past year, I have had the privilege of getting to know Munisa Ky, a young talented designer currently working in Kansas City. Although born in Dushanbe, Tajikistan and receiving her early education in both Tajik and Russian schools, Munisa’s true dream was to travel to the United States and become a respected designer [...]

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It Was a Fine Night, Indeed

It Was a Fine Night, Indeed

For the first time, all three of us got to go: daughters Rachelle and Michelle and yours truly. It was the Saturday night semi-annual, runway show of Kansas City Fashion week. I don't think I've enjoyed the event more. Today's post is covering just a little of that night, more of a photo-blog this time [...]

From Art To Fashion

From Art To Fashion

Persistence, tenaciousness, and just being plain stubborn are handy traits for creatives whose passion is to share their art with the world.  ArtsKC  gives this areas artists and art focused endeavors a very big helping hand with this. ArtsKC is the regional art council for the greater Kansas City area and through programming, advocacy, grants and leadership strives to [...]

Celebrating Icons and Hats

Celebrating Icons and Hats

  Last week, local fashion lovers gathered at Kansas City’s Historic Garment Museum for a reception of the exhibition, Fashioning Kansas City Icons: The Art and Inspiration of Heidi Herrman, Steve Gibson and Amina Marie Hood. This current show centers on Heidi Herrman’s spring line KC Icons Collection. Each design has it’s own inspired hat by [...]