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“Charlotte was my grandmother’s name. My business logo is a picture of my great grandmother circa 1920s. My other great grandmother created couture gowns for her family and clients.
“The craft has been handed down from generation to generation and Charlotte Couture, based in Knoxville, TN, was born from this generational art and love of vintage fabrics and quality details. We love to incorporate this with modern twists,” says fashion designer Erin Fowler.
Charlotte Couture’s spring bridal and cocktail gown collection “is a mixture of custom designs and altered couture. The gorgeous white ruffled gown was an altered couture gown we did for Fierce and Fancy Formals charity event,” says Erin.
“One of our specialties is giving new life via transformation of vintage pieces. One of our favorite things to do for clients is to transform sentimental possessions and transform them into wearable fashions. Beading and dying is also a great aspect of our business. We use it in restoration and creation of new pieces. We also have a jewelry and accessory line. We use unusual items to create a new look.”
Erin says, “Our daywear features hand dyed material and braided backs. This is a glimpse of our summer collection. We try to use vintage fabrics to create new modern looks.
Following Charlotte Couture on Facebook and Instagram are the quickest ways to keep up with newest designs and current venues. Items can be purchased via message, email, or squared market. We do custom designs as well.
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© Article by KNOXzine, 2014.