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Active Designers

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Athalia

"Most of my pieces have deep meanings behind them, being based on emotion, experiences, culture, and more. I want to transfer this into a wearable form."

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Joel Cazares

"My design inspiration typically comes from prompts that I come up with. I have the most fun designing clothing around the idea of it being worn somewhere very specific."

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Thomas Cottner

"I love the dark/punk side of the fashion world."

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Jae

"I mostly draw from things like space, nature, fantastical horror things, and interestingly weird living things/fossils to create designs and the like."

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Beth Janssen, The Sewing Center

"I love hand craft and opulence.  I like the art of runway, but am a very practical person in my own dress."

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Justice Jermaine

"My designs are inspired by a mixture of high fashion couture, female protagonists, and unconventional materials."

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Libbi Jessen

"I will always be on the search for the 'perfect little black dress.'"

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Mark Lozada, YBG Studios

A collection of Young Bag Getters

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Ashley Knepper, Chismosa Company

"My designs are fun and very colorful! I find inspiration from 90s or early 2000s prints and textures. I find them to be very nostalgic and remind me a little bit of my childhood, making them very personal to me."

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Sydney Lenox

"Slow-fashion designer and educator who expresses mental health experiences through alternative fashion design."

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Malissa Long

"I love creating art and fashion with up-cycled and salvaged materials. My inspirations come from anything that challenges me or puts the world in a different perspective."

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Meet the Challenge

About Meet the Challenge

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Meghan Miller

"I hope my designs transport the wearers and those around them to the realm of imagination!"

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Mikayel, MyWrld

"Fashion to me is more than just clothing, it's a way to express myself without speaking."

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Quianna

"My designs are inspired by my culture, familial experiences, and mystigoth fashion & interior design movement of the 80s and 90s."

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Raneem

"I'm inspired by different models and designers."

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Brooke Terrapin, Midwest Twist

"I focus mainly on western wear inspired looks with a twist to a fun and unique modern vibe. I am inspired by my upbringing and the western and agricultural industries."

Brooke Terrapin's Gallery
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Lynn Vuong

"I know it is easier said than done but I would like to challenge myself to creating pieces."

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Nina Winter, TISSU Sewing Studio


​"My goal is to inspire & empower a new generation through the art of slowing down, mindful makings, sewing & fashion design. Your imagination and creativity can change the world."

Meet Our Designers: Team Members

Guest/Inactive Designers

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Kara Billie, Shop Risky

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Maria Egger, Milkweed Clothier

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Christopher Gulick

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Anita Ortiz, Hot and Bothered Clothing

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Danny Sun, Dummy Apparel Company

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Yvie Tovar, Home Girl Threads

Meet Our Designers: Team Members
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