Velvet Tango

I do just love this Resa! Thank you from my heart.

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Did you ever feel like making an Art Gown about the Tango?

If so, you may be thinkingpassion, desireand poetry in motion.

Those words also perfectly describe the prose of Holly – House of Heart. Art Gown Velvet Tango is dedicated to her.  Holly, I hope you just love this!

Gigi (Georgiann from Rethinking Life) wrote some Tango poetry. With Gigi’s permission to use these pieces with an Art Gown dedicated to Holly, I began an epic 5 month building of  Velvet Tango.

Holly thought a Tango gown could be black, red and silver. So, I immediately began deconstructing a red, 25 year old  synthetic velvet coat that I never wear.

In the rear of a fabric jobbers, I found an old rayon bengaline lining for $4.00/yard. It was a splurge, but I bought 4 yards.

Tango dresses can feature lots of asymmetry and…

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Dateline: Chicklets’ & Art Gowns’ Host Gala Fundraiser

Resa, such beautiful artwork, gowns, music, and for such a worthy cause.
Brava!

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Art Gowns and Chicklets pooled their talents for a fundraiser, and show of support  for all victims of rape, sexual abuse and crimes of violence.

Headlining the evening at Toronto’s Uptown nightclub, Coopa Cabana, was internationally renown Torch Singer, Rene Rosso.

In a stunning Art Gown designed by Couturier Chicklet, Milly, Ms. Rosso opened with her rendition of Etta James’ “At Last”.

The Chicklet of Ceremonies, Pearl, introduced the entertainers, and speakers.

Key speaker, Georgiann, gave a mind blowing talk. It was filled with statistics and real life accounts. One statistic  from RAINN says, “Every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted; and every 9 minutes, that victim is a child.”

Marina Kanavaki and Chicklet Poppy performed a Ballet Nouveau, to the happy ending of La Fille mal gardée. It is a tale of a girl who is being forced to marry someone she does not love. In the…

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Did you ever feel like you were sculpting an Art Gown? Well, that’s exactly how I felt building Queen Isabella. Dedicated to my sweet friend Isabella: I said to her and T, I want Isabella in the title, but with another word. Without hesitation, T said “Queen”. Without hesitation, it made sense to me. Isabella […]

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Visit the black dress and  an amazing poem by Leonard Durso  at Resa’s Art Gowns Art.   Thank you Resa ! 🌹

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