Bushwick Babes

Hey there! Mark here!

On a recent trip to NYC I stopped by the studio of Brooklyn-based fashion designer, Kelsey Randall.  She gave me a glimpse of her upcoming collection.

Randall’s studio in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn

For Spring/Summer 2014, Kelsey is taking inspiration from artist Louise Bourgeois, Charlotte Gainsbourg’s character in the film, The Cement Garden, children’s clothing, and her usual sexy, feminine sensibilities.

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Flower crowns, vintage lace frocks, and muslin samples share rack space in the studio.

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The Cement Garden

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Louise Bourgeois, Cell VII, 1998

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Muslin Sample in Progress

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Randall’s Drawing

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Muslin Sample

In addition to her upcoming Spring collection, Kelsey is working on a top secret collection to be entered in the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography.  She’s exploring a more rock ‘n’ roll “party’s over” theme.   We think the party’s just beginning for this rising star and can’t wait to see the new collections.

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Parsons grad, reverend, and professional cutie– Randall at work in the studio

For more info on Hyères visit http://www.notjustalabel.com/editorial/hyeres_2013_call_for_entries