Mauricio Alpizar “Summer Nights” S/S 2015 @ Bocca Di Bacco Restaurant
Mauricio is a Costa Rican born, naturalized Australian who designs beautiful clothing with custom made prints and designs. Born in Costa Rica but living in Perth for almost 20 years, Mauricio Alpizar posses an intriguing mix of cultures that shines through his creations. He moved to Perth in 1995 to pursue an already successful career in dance and choreography. Just under 5 years ago Mauricio’s creative energies began to move from dance to fashion. His artistic background is evident in every garment he creates, fusing his passion for culture, movement and art.
Mauricio’s new collection, was comprised of 25-30 pieces and has been inspired by the romantic shapes of the 50s and 60s; his main muse for the collection being Sophia Loren. This was a sophisticated collection with flattering silhouettes to elongate the body. Abstract prints and detailed beading entice the eye, and are all strategically placed on the luxurious silks and chiffons to allow the wearer comfort as well as luxury. Mauricio’s signature is his incredible hand crafted and beautiful prints, which he designs, and silk-screens himself. This season’s prints and colors have been inspired by the Mediterranean seas and will take you for a journey through the vivid and colorful region.
Patricia Morales Jewelry Show @ Ted Gibson Salon
Hair Stylist and Jewelry Designer Patricia Morales is respected for her passion, technical ability, and artful eye. Whether she’s creating the now iconic “hair bow” for Lady Gaga, giving Zach Quinto a punk blue streak, or braiding headphones for Fergie, Patricia is constantly playing with new ideas and twisting old classics. Her work has appeared in fashion publication such as Vanity Fair, L’uomo Vogue, Harper’s Bazar, GQ, Details, and V Magazine.
Patricia recently launched a collection of crown jewelry reminiscent of ‘90s Pop, Marie Antoinette Glamour and Chola culture. The collection is comprised of gold, silver and jewel encrusted combs, crowns and custom made pieces.