the making of Doyennés

CFC 2018 Process


Inspired by the regalia donned by powerful queens and female leaders throughout history, my collection, Doyennés, communicates feminine power through unique shapes and soft structure. The collection was designed with the modern doyenne woman in mind, one who has embraced her femininity and individual power. As she clothes herself in these garments, it is my hope that they mirror and amplify the inner strength and energy of the wearer. Bolstered by her finery, when she walks into the room her commanding presence radiates from within.

Initial Sketches

Half-scale Draping

Half-scale Muslins

Behind The Scenes

Making of the Petticoat

The Red Dress

The Jumpsuit