July was a pretty hectic month…
July was a pretty hectic month…
I have been neglecting this blog again, so I am going to use this post to catch you up on what I’ve been doing!
So you can go follow my blog with Bloglovin!
I’m still learning what exactly Bloglovin does. I’m also brainstorming new content to share on this blog and my PGF social media. Thankfully, I am taking this weekend for myself to get things in order. I’m cleaning and organizing my house, working on a collection I was to present in the Summer, working on individual apparel items for shoots, sponsorships, sales, and more, etc.
I am determined to get these things in check so I can continue to grow and be better than the person I was yesterday. Always strive to be the best ‘you’ you can be!
I have been working on a new collection, as I promised. I’m hoping to show it off in the Summer. I also recently had the chance to sort through all my fabric and am really planning on making some great stuff for the shop (it really needs to be updated).
One thing I really want to work on is organizing my fashion show kits– I need a hefty suitcase to carry things such as a steamer, my camera/recording equipment, etc. I’ve been really tempted to get a Fravel— not only is it cute, but it matches a lot of my designs! You can pre-order these cute travel suitcases here.
I started off 2017 with a new experience as the designer for PGF– I had the opportunity to do color commentary for a fashion show! Geek Fashion Show invited me to SacAnime Winter 2017 to work alongside Sean Long and the DJ DaRealWordSound. I documented this experience via SnapChat (pixiegiftfshns) and Instagram (pixiegiftfashions). You can see the highlights below the cut!
I think I’ve found my calling with Geek Fashion.
Big thanks to Geek Fashion Show and SacAnime for having my collection on their runway! I appreciate how organized the event was, the full house, the talent (hair, makeup, models, DJ, designers, photographers, etc.), the advertisement and exposure, and for making us all feel safe and accepted. I had a ton of fun, met a lot of great individuals, and felt genuinely fulfilled. ❤
I wanted to shoot a headband I made and do just headshots for this post because…
a) my fashion-related talents are not just limited to sewing,
b) my wig collection is so big that it would be a shame not to showcase it, and
c) it gives me to opportunity to get back into the habit of using makeup as a form of self-empowerment.
This headband is one I made for my pair of lavender looks for Sacramento Fashion Week last year (fourth picture above). I think making matching accessories to my garments really helps drive the overall message of a ‘look’ home. It was one of the only headpieces I have that matches my most outrageous wig– this Rainbow Rock in Spring Bouquet by RockStar Wigs! The wig was purchased about four years ago because I needed a wig in a raspberry pink in order to match an EGL ensemble. I now want to use this wig in more shoots and fashion shows!
The wig is paired with Rock-a-Lash’s Lashing Out Loud (top lashes only). My face is covered with foundation, hot pink and purple eyeshadow, purple eyeliner, black Wet-N-Wild liquid eyeliner, mascara, pinky blush, and a raspberry pink lipstick to match the pink in the wig.
I plan on making new headpieces soon for the shop– they will all probability be anywhere from $8 – $35 depending on how elaborate they are. The whole shop is going to be revamped, so stay tuned to see what I will (literally) have in store for you all!
For those who still need their hands on some pastels or fashions with a butterfly motif, I’ve picked out a few items for you to view! Enjoy~