Our MakeFashion Co-Founder Maria Elena Hoover recently visited in Guanajuato Mexico, a beautiful colonial style world heritage city located in the center of Mexico. While there, Lumen Couture participated in a photoshoot outside El Teatro Juárez, and in the streets.
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.
We recently participated in a runway show for Original Design Fashion Week in Shenzhen. This show featured designs from our ready-to-wear collection, as well as a collaborative collection with MakeFashion and StarCode.
We were recently part of the Lit Gala celebrating the opening of the new Calgary Central Library with MakeFashion on Nov 2.
The new Central Library was a $245 million project, and is the only Canadian building on Architectural Digest’s 2018 Most Anticipated Buildings in the World.
This September our Ready-to-Wear line made its debut on the runway at MakeFashion’s 2018 runway show at Beakernight. We showcased three sequin dresses from our sequin line, and our white lace dress.
The sequin dresses are now available for pre-order to ship in time for holiday events. All dresses are also available for rental.
Our founder Chelsea Klukas presented and opening keynote discussing what her work in FashionTech startups (BeauCoo), retail technology at scale at Amazon, and work on MakeFashion and her own line of ready-to-wear fashiontech has taught her about the future of the fashion industry.
LUMA is a projection festival held annually in Upstate New York that celebrates the intersection of art and technology. Founded in 2015, the three-person team expected a crowd of 3,000: and 30,000 came. Since then the festival has grown, with the mission dedicated to the art of storytelling through projection mapping.
The Long Exposure Festival is a family friendly experience of light, performance, and interactive art in Flemingdon park. The event featured performers and installations focused on light.
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.
In April 20 2018, the Dark Power skirt travelled to Calgary Canada with MakeFashion. Motionball is a Canadian national not-for-profit organization whose mandate is to introduce the next generation of donors, volunteers and sponsors to the Special Olympics movement through integrated social and sporting events.
The Dark Power skirt incorporates LEDs to glow and feature an array of colours and patterns. It is available for rental or purchase.