LARGER THAN LIFE is a solo exhibit of Joseph Abbati’s portraits of San Francisco drag queens turned into large scale tapestries. Those featured included well known drag queens who have contributed to the LGBTQ community:  Sister Roma, Heklina, Peaches Christ, Honey Mahogany, Juanita More!, Creme Fatale, Grace Towers, and Juicy Liu. The exhibit had an opening reception on March 3 and will be exhibited throughout the month at Strut, 470 Castro St., San Francisco.

Save the date: March 3, 2017

A TRIBUTE TO SAN FRANCISCO DRAG QUEENS

Tapestries from photographs by Joseph Abbati

Opening reception @Strut, 470 Castro St.

8-10pm #larger-than-life

Fall 2016 RTW: Fur

PETA’s influence on the fashion establishment paled this fall with the abundance of fur seen on the runway.  Animal printed furs, shearlings, mink, fox, as well as faux furries were all represented.

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Fall 2016 RTW: Shoulders

Not since the 80’s have we seen such a surge of the big shoulder.  It’s not about “power dressing” this time around. It’s all about the silhouette and a means to give new shape to this generation.

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Fall 2016 RTW Trends: 3D

I love these sculptural pieces shown on the runway for Fall 2016 RTW.  Some are actually 3D printed (Iris van Herpen) while others create the effect with volume sewn into the fabric or using an origami pleating (Junya Watanabe, Comme des Garçon, and Noir Kei Ninomiya).

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