Rita Van Tassel's Profile

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I was raised in rural Nova Scotia, Canada in a very creative environment. Many of those in the community are visual artists, writers, musicians, or some combination of the three! My parents operate a leather goods and show repair shop in the near-by town, so the spirit of entrepreneurship and taking pride in making things has been instilled in me from the start.

I have always had a fascination with high fashion - the fantasy, the imagination, the spectacle of it. Within my everyday world, my fashion and accessory tastes run towards the bold and unique. Desiring more from my accessories than the local mall
could provide, I began experimenting with leather and fabrics to create my own. So many compliments and inquiries about my pieces came in from both friends and strangers alike that I decided to have a go at marketing my own line…

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  • Joined October 17, 2010

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leather, fabric

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About

I was raised in rural Nova Scotia, Canada in a very creative environment. Many of those in the community are visual artists, writers, musicians, or some combination of the three! My parents operate a leather goods and show repair shop in the near-by town, so the spirit of entrepreneurship and taking pride in making things has been instilled in me from the start.

I have always had a fascination with high fashion - the fantasy, the imagination, the spectacle of it. Within my everyday world, my fashion and accessory tastes run towards the bold and unique. Desiring more from my accessories than the local mall
could provide, I began experimenting with leather and fabrics to create my own. So many compliments and inquiries about my pieces came in from both friends and strangers alike that I decided to have a go at marketing my own line.

Be bold and enjoy!

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