F.R.V.R. x FREEDUMBXX : virtualGALLERIA

As the world began to find its footing in the fresh new world of quarantine living, a land of frustrating video calls and internet purchasing. I took part in a residency that turned virtual, as to adapt to the new social circumstances. It offered a bit of directional focus, especially when it came to revolving in quarantine. Our focus as a collective of creatives was … Continue reading F.R.V.R. x FREEDUMBXX : virtualGALLERIA

sadbaddies; Barbara “1 Wing” Dallas

We finally have our second champion of the underbelly, Barbara “1 Wing” Dallas. Caught up with her for a fashionable hunt, as she rolled through the underbelly like a zesty tumbleweed. Check out the full spread in the Underbelly gallery! sadbaddies; Barbara “1 Wing” Dallas Continue reading sadbaddies; Barbara “1 Wing” Dallas

PINdead!

We are proud to announce our enamel pin line; PINdead! We are taking unreleased pieces from our archives and having them made into limited run, unique and stylish pins to adorn all your fine denims with. The debut pin in the line is Thicc Comfy Couch, and is avaiable in the underbelly. Stay tuned for the next drop in the series! Thicc Comfy Couch ARTWORK … Continue reading PINdead!

season.3: freedumbxx

In the underbelly, we have recently launched the first phase of season.3, the third installment of the upcycled fashion brand underbellysociety. Starting with a couple simple staple pieces, hand-painted and assembled by the head of house, Nicholas Ridiculous. With a focus on the newly designed manipanic logo, consisting of intersecting smiley faces sharing one mouth that shows two conflicting emotions. A representation of our modern … Continue reading season.3: freedumbxx

QUARANTINE// D A Z E

I recently did a little photo shoot for some new upcycled pieces I have been working on during all the isolation downtime, I got some awesome help from a fellow creative and alumni of the Seneca school of fashion, Denisse del Carpio. The pieces featured are mainly a hemp poncho, and a fisherman’s raincoat. This is the first shoot for my budding series titled; freedumbxx. … Continue reading QUARANTINE// D A Z E

sadbaddies; Lolli Atomica

She came to The Underbelly from the future of 2099 for a custom jacket, but stayed to change the fate of her lineage. But in changing the past to alter the future, will she lose the person she has become? Will the cost be too high of a price to pay for true change? The test awaits for this ballerina of fate. Lolli Atomica ain’t … Continue reading sadbaddies; Lolli Atomica

CC; scrappaxx

The Creative Connection I have been leading and facilitating an upcycled fashion based workshop for youths in transition. Bringing Free2Be, a program helping youths transition out of the child welfare and foster care system, together with an organization I work with called VIBEarts, who bring creative workshops to underserved communities and their youth, to bring the first of my CreativeCnnction workshops to life. The first … Continue reading CC; scrappaxx

Education

Education is a big part of life, and it is not something finite, but everlasting. It is cliche to say but we should always be learning in life. In regards to formal education, I have spent four years studying the art of fashion design at Seneca College in North York, Ontario. I finished two programs, a 1 year, and a 3 year program, which both … Continue reading Education