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Shop 'til you POP

The Citizen Life Fashion Crew came through FGI'Seattle Shop 'til you POP Press Party held at our very own Pacific Place on Friday, June 22nd. What is a Pop- up Shop? A 'new' and picking up trend in which Designers set up a temporary store at varying locations to provide us, the shopper, the convenience of shopping Designer brands. As some of you may already know, Pop- up shops are the rave because they give local shoppers access to Designer brands that are not typically at a hands reach for your everyday shopper. What a wonderful way to bring freshness to your wardrobe while keeping your image in the latest Designer wear, who needs to be matching every other Forever 21 fanatic? All of the brands were hand selected by Fashion Group Int'l Seattle however, we, The Citizen Life have also chosen our 'Citizen Favorites'. Here is the first look to our top 2 brands whom you simply must check out. Citizen Favorites  Chany Venturini  Venturini is a local couture label lead by Maria “Chany” Venturini, Designer and Founder. She designs eco-consious couture with an impeccable tailored finish- made to fit your body to perfection.  Her work is simply Luxury Galore!  Get ready-to-wear couture to keep you looking radiant at any special occasions. Plus, how amazing to know you are being 'green' and purchasing couture that consist of 80% reclaimed material. As feature on the virtual pages of British Vogue, get in style and shop her store HERE. Feller  FELLER, is a Pacific Northwest brand whom has done the unimaginable and created a collection of fashionable waxed cotton outerwear. We can say thank you to NYC clothing designer, Wendy Feller, for reimagining a classic wardrobe staple that on top of practicality has now become a wardrobe must! No more reason to choose between staying fashionable or dry for Feller is coated with premium 100% waxed cotton sourced from a Britain. If you live in Seattle or any other rainy city, Feller will become your new best friend! All you need is your Doc's and you will be northwest styling, ready for anything that comes your way. Signing off #mycitizenlife 
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THE CITIZEN LIFE ORIGINS PODCAST WITH LYREL MEDIA. Lyrel Media's very own Erin Lyrel invited me back to her podcast after my initial participation at 'Trade for Print Podcast'. This time around She contacted me for an interview, in which I got to share all about my seeding vision for The Citizen Life. In this interview Erin and I converse all about my involvement in the fashion + art community- our traveling explorations into sustainable fashion and musings of self reflection as well as inspirational interviews of artist's making an impact and redefining their trade. TO SEE ALL OF OUR INTERVIEWS, COVERAGE +BEHING THE SCENES & LIVE CONTENT- VISIT OUT CHANNEL BELOW.
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Get Ready, Set, Cars and Couture Runway!

  Tacoma is not my side of the City but when Fashion Distrcit NW invited The Citizen Life to cover Cars and Couture Fashion Show presented by Architech held at LeMay- America's Car Museum, I knew I had to make an appearance.   []     Okay, so I wasn't modeling, but from the vibe I got as soon as I walked in the door, I might as well have been. My guest and I got to walk down the runway itself as we mingled with other fashionistas such as Frilancy Hoyle and the Seattle Gents.             []   Designer line up read the following: Dawnamatrix followed by Gustavo Apiti Couture, Dream Dresses by PMN, Carole McClellan and closing the Runway was Lisa Marie Couture. There was also a Vendor lounge where featured artist and booth vendors were able to showcase. I never miss the opportunity to get up close and personal with the Designers and their wonderful designs- Follow us on Social Media to Get the INSIDER SCOOP.   Get Set, GO!   Dawnamatrix first design to walk down #carsandcouture17 Runway. Photographer Jared Ribic Dawnamatrix Second look down the Runway, Ooh She's On FIRE! Photographer Jared Ribic Dawnamatrix Third look down the Runway. Dawn Mostow's juxtaposition with the latex material and the classic silhouettes SCREAM cruising wear. Photographer Jared Ribic   Dawnamatrix fourth look is Electric! Her use of color to make this dress POP! It's just exquisite. All eyes are on Sabrina and couture. Photographer Jared Ribic Dawnamatrix fifth look is a true inspiration of LeMay America Car Museum. The slickness in the latex resembles to that of a luxurious Ferrari. Photographer Jared Ribic   Dawnamatrix Models full line up on the Runway. Photographer Jared Ribic   Keep in mind that although it may seem like a long Runway- Julie Dang, event mc, did announced a 20min intermission. Which every Fashionista knows it's perfect time to freshen up your lipstick and mingle with the show attendees and let's not forget about the bubbly refill.   [] [] []                 [] [] []                             EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW + LIVE RUNWAY   Dream Dresses by PMN First Design to walk down #carsandcouture17. Photographer Jared Ribic [easy-image-collage id=1259] Dream Dresses by PMN Second design to walk down the Runway has an exquisite bodice, front and back, it's so full lace detail. What romantic and minimalistic wedding gown design! Right Photographer Erik Christiansen//Left Photographer Jared Ribic   Dream Dresses by PMN Third design features such lovely play on a veil and billowy sleeves. The beading on the veil sleeves is absolute divine and timeless. Photographer Jared Ribic   Dream Dresses by PMN Fourth design is a blue beauty,talk about feeling like a Millennial Princess flowing down the Runway. Photographer Jared Ribic [easy-image-collage id=1262] Dream Dresses by PMN Fourth design to walk #carsandcouture17 Runway. All detail, I absolutely ADORE when it comes to gowns! The expose buttons, beading, lace sleeves and appliqués and light blue Tule Galore! Photographer Jared Ribic Dream Dresses by PMN Models walking the Runway next to some serious Horse Power. Photographer Jared Ribic   Dream Dresses by PMN Fifth gown is a Classic approach to a mermaid silhouette. Very elegant, sexy and chic. Photographer Jared Ribic   Dream Dresses by PMN Fifth gown has a stunning train that runs for days. Perfect for a church wedding. Photographer Jared Ribic Dream Dresses by PMN Sixth design is such beauty in lace, that also features the lovely play on a veil and billowy sleeves Phuong Minh Nguyen has introduced us to in this collection. J'ADORE! Photographer Jared Ribic       Dream Dresses by PMN Sixth design close up in detail; also features the lovely play on a veil and billowy sleeves made resembling fish net veil. Photographer Jared Ribic Dream Dresses by PMN Seventh design is so sassy with flair. The capped lace sleeves against the semi exposed mid-drift makes for a perfect sexy gown for a classy affair. Photographer Jared Ribic [easy-image-collage id=1263] Dream Dresses by PMN Eighth design has a cape veil that drops to the floor and leads to a train. The lace detail neckline and beaded Veil makes quite the statement and does not hide the lace long sleeve gown. May I Say 'I do' Again? Photographer Jared Ribic Dream Dresses by PMN Ninth design features the lovely play of a veil and billowy sleeves. However, in mind it is furthermore romanticized by the resembling of a traditional wedding lasso rosary that stand as a symbol of unity. Ladies, its safe to say that you can get sexy and traditional, no more compromises when it comes to your Dream Wedding Gown. Photographer Jared Ribic   [easy-image-collage id=1264] Dream Dresses by PMN Tenth and final design is a breath taking gown! Look's as if it has just stepped out of a Fairy Tale. Phuong Minh Nguyen ops for the traditional veil in this finale. long sleeve gown with a lace bodice and lace appliqués leading to a light blue tule bottom and all around the edges of the train. This is a gown befitting of a winter luxurious wedding, Save The Date! JUST LOOK at those strategically placed appliqués on the traditional veil, giving off the vibe of fluidity and lux. Photographer Jared Ribic   DESIGNER, INFLUENCERS + BEHIND THE SCENES   [] [] []     [] []             [] [] []                                           [] [] []                         Written By: Claudia H Brady Media: Fashion District and The Citizen Life media coverage   []   TCL wants to know: Which was your favorite Runway? Leave us a comment below, Follow us on INSTA + subscribe to our Youtube Channel!
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