“All my good memories are connected with this costume”

June 6th, 2019 * What’s your story? I was born in Los Angeles because my parents lived there at that time. When I was two, we moved to The Bay Area. I live now in San Jose. When did you start dancing? From age five, my parents placed us, me and my sister, in Indian…

“I’m wearing this vest for the first time in public”

May 24th, 2019 * I saw his vest in the crowd at the Fashion Graduation Show, organized by the Academy of Art University. At the end of the show, I followed him outside to find out his story. Rodrigo moved from Bolivia to San Francisco a couple of years ago, and he has inherited his…

The war on thick tights

December 28th, 2018 Our childhood was heavily influenced by our parents and they picked our clothing for us up to a certain age. With this background of having things decided for us and with a subjective theory about what is good and bad for us, how do we find our style? Do we carry with…

The shirts and the vests

December 8th, 2018 Our childhood was heavily influenced by our parents and they picked our clothing for us up to a certain age. With this background of having things decided for us and with a subjective theory about what is good and bad for us, how do we find our style? Do we carry with…

“If you compete in a normal dress, you don’t attract attention”

February 22nd, 2018 What kind of clothes do dancers wear? Do they use special clothes when they dance? Do the fabrics influence both their body and their movements or not? Does the shape of their costume influence their presence on the stage? I spoke with four dancers to find out what they think about it….

“Clothes are my second skin”

February 8th, 2018 What kind of clothes do dancers wear? Do they use special clothes when they dance? Do the fabrics influence both their body and their movements or not? Does the shape of their costume influence their presence on the stage? I spoke with four dancers to find out what they think about it….

“I don’t skimp when it comes to the clothes I work in”

November 8th, 2017 Do we need to develop an interest in clothes if we have a solitary job? I walked in four chef’s kitchens to see how they work and what kind of working clothes they choose to wear. * Seven years ago, Alexandru never thought he would become a chef. He stepped  in a…

“Building of a costume is a kind of witchcraft”

October 26th, 2017 What is the role of a costume designer? How is the costume design process for a film, stage production or television? Why is a costume important? I spoke with four Costume Designers to get their story. * Imagine a living room filled with sewing machines, fabrics, magazines, an armchair and a little…

“To be a Costume Designer you need self preparation”

September 5th, 2017 What is the role of a costume designer? How is the costume design process for a film, stage production or television? Why is a costume important? I spoke with four Costume Designers to get their story. * During Ciresica’s childhood, her mother was always making clothes at home, because back then, during…