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Darkwear began a long time ago, in a little room full of feathers, leathers and fabrics. I began pegging jeans for friends at school in the 80's until I started working at a fabric store and gained experience through patterns and instructables. That was the best learning experience and made such an impact. I learned what I could and eventually became comfortable with altering store-bought patterns to fit my own needs.

After moving to Los Angeles in 1990, I began working at my first big clothing company. In college I started off slow taking pattern classes on weekends and eventually became a full-fledged design student. By then, I befriended a shop owner on Melrose and was able to sell my one of a kind items in a store. Its exhilarating to see people in the local scene wearing my label. In the years following that I've focused on the styles that myself and my clients adore. Its a…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 7
  • Joined February 6, 2006

Favorite materials

Cotton, Lycra, Vinyl, Latex, Rubber, Metal, Plastic, Fur, Leather, Silk, Wool

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About

Darkwear began a long time ago, in a little room full of feathers, leathers and fabrics. I began pegging jeans for friends at school in the 80's until I started working at a fabric store and gained experience through patterns and instructables. That was the best learning experience and made such an impact. I learned what I could and eventually became comfortable with altering store-bought patterns to fit my own needs.

After moving to Los Angeles in 1990, I began working at my first big clothing company. In college I started off slow taking pattern classes on weekends and eventually became a full-fledged design student. By then, I befriended a shop owner on Melrose and was able to sell my one of a kind items in a store. Its exhilarating to see people in the local scene wearing my label. In the years following that I've focused on the styles that myself and my clients adore. Its a constant learning process - one that I look forward to doing the rest of my life.

I moved away for a year, but am now back in Los Angeles & I have been able to focus on new inspiration to open up the flower of creativity again. I offer these new items on Etsy exclusively. Here is my website for more items not handmade, but help to create the look you are building.- bookmark www.darkwear.com for new items and exciting updates. From Steampunk and Diesel-punk, to Goth and Industrial and more,stay tuned for a new collection coming Summer 2015. add me to your favorites to see what I'll post next!

I am a proud ♥ Etsy Dark Team ♥ member, have been featured in many articles. I specialize in playa gear. leather goods and steampunk items and am capable of much, much more.


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