LED Fashion at TrapxArt 2019 in Seattle

We recently travelled to our hometown of Calgary, Alberta for the seventh annual MakeFashion event.

Our fashion tech journey started over 7 years ago, with our founder Chelsea Klukas co-founding MakeFashion when she lived in Calgary. After years of producing the events and curating the annual collection, Klukas was inspired to launch the Lumen Couture line.

Photography Collaboration with Dara Breeze in Seattle

Our stardust sequin jumpsuit and gold sequin dress were recently featured in a beautiful photoshoot by photographer Dara Breeze, owner of Brze Media.

In the words of the artist:

“Throughout the history of popular culture, representation has been criticized to be limited and forgetful towards showing inclusion. My mission is to bring awareness towards the impact of individuality through representation by bridging the gap between the relationship of education and representation in popular culture eras.

Fashion is ART! Fashion Show in Tacoma, WA

On April 30th we participated in Fashion is ART! In Tacoma, Washington with garments from both our ready-to-wear collection and new couture designs.

Unlike a traditional runway show, Fashion is ART! elevated fashion to the level fo fine art, with an on-site studio photography session and live drawing and painting of the models. The photographs and live art sessions were open for audience members to observe, giving a glimpse into the process of documenting and capturing fashion.

ONE LOVE Runway Show in Seattle

We recently has the pleasure of showcasing on the runway for theONE LOVE: Seattle Art Exhibition & Fashion Show. The event was held at the Rhino Room in Capitol Hill, and was presented by WILDJAY clothing.

The sold out event featured local Seattle designers including BunchaScrunch, Trash by Tony, and Bartle B. The event had over 50 models on the runway and featured pop-up shops and art exhibitions from the community.

Lumen Couture at Seattle Mini Maker Faire

On August 18 2018, we showcased our future-fashion clothing at the Seattle Mini MakerFaire. Our exhibition showcased work from the Lumen Couture ready-to-wear line, and runway garments from MakeFashion. We hosted a Q&A with the audience discussing our process of prototyping and the tools and techniques used in our garments.