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Golden Globes: How NOT to Wear a Prom Dress on the Red Carpet [Apocalypse Scenario #116]

SPOILER ALERT: This is NOT a BEST and WORST list. I am bored of award show red carpets, and I bet you are too. The same silhouettes, the same poses, the same best and worst lists year after year- it gets tiring. In all this monotony of what should be a really exciting night, I had an epiphany. Some celebrities are wearing prom dresses on the red carpet, and that's why I've gotten so bored. I've seen these looks before...at PROM!  I have pulled a few examples of celebrities wearing prom dresses and a few examples of celebrities NOT wearing prom dresses to illustrate my discovery. I guess it's not that big of deal, but if you're a celebrated individual in front of millions of fans on what...

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Creating a Runway Show on Behalf of Your Prestigious Firm [Apocalypse Scenario #205]

  Haunt Couture is IIDA LA's annual fashion show. Teams from different architecture and interior firms work with textile and product vendors to create fantastical garments using innovative products and techniques.  This year, Team Gensler (Kim Bell, Peggy Lee, Diana Nelson, Jia You and I) created a laser cut, 3d-printed, show stopper using fabric and products from Bernhardt Textiles and Studio by 3-form. Our rose and thorn theme? Sleeping Beauty!   Romper, Origami Skirt, Laser-cut Hoop skirt "Maleficent's Curse" Laser-cut, faux leather, Dragon Lady Scaled Cape 3D Printed "Sleeping Mask" Glasses (Jia You) 3D Printed and Laser Cut "Thorn" Crown (Jia You)    

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