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Illustrations from OFW Sponsors’ Dresses

SAC Credit Federal Union and Peroni were sponsors of Omaha Fashion and each had a dress created by local designers.

Here are my illustrations of the two sponsored dresses:

 

SAC Money Dress designed by Kate Walz

 

Peroni Bottecap Dress designed by Angela Balderston

 

 

I am the official Omaha Fashion Runway Illustrator this season.  The original illustrations are 9×12″ and are priced at $50.  If you are interested in purchasing any of these original pieces of art, please contact me at info@audiohelkuik.com

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Illustrations from OFW 8/21/15 Designers

Friday night of Omaha Fashion Week featured evening wear designers.

Here are my illustrations of the designers that showed on Friday night:

(Both prints and originals are available for purchase at Omaha Fashion Week!)

Designer: Amaryllis Designs by Andrea Hurtt

 

Designer: Buf Reynolds

 

Designer: Denise Ervin Designs by Denise Ervin

 

Deisgner: alesha.beth by Alesha Johnson

 

Designer: Leah Kareen by Leah Kettelson

 

Designer: Alison Cloet

 

Designer: Fella by Fella Vaughn

 

 

I am the official Omaha Fashion Runway Illustrator this season and will be posting illustrations of looks from the Omaha Fashion Week August 2015 all week.  The illustrations are 9×12″ and are priced at $50.  If you are interested in purchasing any of these original pieces of art, please contact me at info@audiohelkuik.com

 
 

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Illustrations from OFW 8/20/15 Designers

Thursday night of Omaha Fashion Week featured ready-to-wear designers.

Here are my illustrations of the designers that showed on Thursday night:

(Both prints and originals are available for purchase at Omaha Fashion Week!)

 

Designer: Alyssa Koory

 

Designer: Mollly Elizabeth by Molly O’Brien

 

Designer: Wallflower by Erica Cardenas & Bryan Frost

 

Designer: NueVintage by Terri Buckner

 

Designer: Christopher DiGiorgio

 

 

 

I am the official Omaha Fashion Runway Illustrator this season and will be posting illustrations of looks from the Omaha Fashion Week August 2015 all week.  The illustrations are 9×12″ and are priced at $50.  If you are interested in purchasing any of these original pieces of art, please contact me at info@audiohelkuik.com

 
 

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Illustrations from OFW 8/19/15 Designers

Wednesday night of Omaha Fashion Week featured ready-to-wear designers.

Here are my illustrations of the designers that showed on Wednesday night:

(Both prints and originals are available for purchase at Omaha Fashion Week!)

Designer: Sydney Moore

Designer: Iconic by TAMU by Tamara Newson

Designer: Triple Thread by Kylie Bollwitt, Margi Hanlon, and Ashley Redinbaugh

Designer: MDFashions Aspen by Michelle Dunn

Designer: Alejandra Buenrostro

Designer: SuShe by J. Tracey by Juantiesha Christian

 

 

I am the official Omaha Fashion Runway Illustrator this season and will be posting illustrations of looks from the Omaha Fashion Week August 2015 all week.  The illustrations are 9×12″ and are priced at $50.  If you are interested in purchasing any of these original pieces of art, please contact me at info@audiohelkuik.com

 
 

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Illustrations from OFW 8/18/15 Designers

Tuesday night of Omaha Fashion Week featured Avant Garde designers and swimwear designers.

Here are my illustrations of the designers that showed on Tuesday night:

(Both prints and originals are available for purchase at Omaha Fashion Week!)

 

Designer: Dan Richters

 

Designer: Jennifer Pool

 

Designer: Brave Nouvelle by Ellene McClay

 

Designer: Judy Bales

 

Designer: Sabrina Jones Designs

 

Designer: KKINI by Michaela Cawley

 

I am the official Omaha Fashion Runway Illustrator this season and will be posting illustrations of looks from the Omaha Fashion Week August 2015 all week.  The illustrations are 9×12″ and are priced at $50.  If you are interested in purchasing any of these original pieces of art, please contact me at info@audiohelkuik.com

 
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Posted by on 08.19.15 in art, Fashion, Fashion Industry

 

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Illustrations from OFW 8/17/15 Designers

Monday night of Omaha Fashion Week featured children’s wear designers, bridal designers, and Sister Cities.

Here are my illustrations of the designers that showed on Monday night:

(Both prints and originals are available for purchase at Omaha Fashion Week!)

 

Designer: Kingdom Unlimited by Isabel Muziva

 

Designer: KAIT by Kaitlyn Fitzgerald

 

Designer: LeRoy Designs by Caleb Hanner

 

Designer: Quite-A-Riot by Adrienne Anderson

 

Designer: Jessica Lynn by Jessica Collins

 

Organization: Sister Cities

 

I am the official Omaha Fashion Runway Illustrator this season and will be posting illustrations of looks from the Omaha Fashion Week August 2015 all week.  The original illustrations are 9×12″ and are priced at $50.  If you are interested in purchasing any of these original pieces of art, please contact me at info@audiohelkuik.com

 
 

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Official Omaha Fashion Week Runway Illustrator

 

My new gig as Omaha Fashion Week’s official runway illustrator has been announced! Really excited about this opportunity to be involved with fashion week in a whole new way.

So far, I have already illustrated one look from each designer that will be showing at fashion week next week. And they look AWESOME.  I can’t show them to you yet because I don’t want to spoil the debuts of the designers’ clothing collections, but the illustrations turned out real, real good. (Also, I’ve seen the collections that will be shown at OFW and they also turned out real, real good!)  Printed cards of these hush-hush illustrations will be available for purchase at Omaha Fashion Week. I will be selling original artwork at a table at the event each night too so come say hi and look at my AHHHHHHT.

I’m planning on doing some on-site sketching. If you are pre-partying at the tent, I’ll be bouncing back and forth from my table to the platform models. LIVE MODELS! FASHION! ART!

 

 

Right now, I am taking orders for original illustrations straight from the Omaha Fashion Week runway.  If you are a designer, model, relative/friend/fan of a designer, or a local fashion and art lover, visit my shop to see the different illustration packages I have available. You can order just one piece of art or commission me to draw an entire collection!

Can you imagine the look on a designer’s face if an illustration from their own runway show was a congratulatory gift for them? Art is SUCH a good gift.  And what would be a better way to remember this red carpet event? Treat yo’self!

 

Watercolor and ink illustrations I created from looks at past fashion weeks. Designers: Kate WalzKate WalzBuf ReynoldsWallflower.

 

I am currently taking orders for illustrations for the upcoming Omaha Fashion Week’s fall 2015 shows. Please visit the OFW Illustration section in my shop to pre-order an original illustration and to see the illustration package options:
OFW Illustration Packages

You can also email me at info@audiohelkuik.com if you’d like to talk about placing an order.

 
 

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androgyny in blue. androgyny in green.

I love androgyny.  I love creating clothing that looks good on any gender.  Here are some outfits from my monoprismatic collection shown on both a male and a female model side by side.

androgyny in blue.

 

androgyny in green.

Models: Domy Alai and Nicholas Wasserberger

Hair/Makeup: Sirens at the Loft

Photography: g thompson higgins gallery

 
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Posted by on 10.18.13 in Collections, Fashion

 

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WANT. MORE. FASHION WEEK.

I’m seeing footage, reviews, photos, etc from Fashion Week in NYC popping up ALLLLLL over my social media.  It’s making me really really want to go to New York and have my own fashion week adventures.  Since that just didn’t happen this time around, I decided to go through all of my Omaha Fashion Week photos again.

Here are some of my newest photo favs from the fashion week adventures I had right here in Omaha.

My partner & I photographed at OFW by Kenal Photography. I’m rockin’ the tri-buns with a gilded forehead.  He’s rockin’ the handsome face.

One of my favorite Jenny Pool designs from her show this year and then Jenny Pool herself making total cute-face on the runway.

Got a little smirk from my model friend, Makayla Merolla. (She’s wearing an Angela Balderston creation.)

A shot of the moody runway scene Buf Reynolds and Dan Richters dreamt up for their show, VESSEL. Dress by Buf Reynolds. (Love the MST3K silhouette situation.)

Design by Buf Reynolds. Metal wing things. Yes please.

Boots. Made for walkin.’ You know the tune. (Photos from Nuevintage by Terri Buckner’s runway show.)

Dream boot alert! (Photo from Nuevintage by Terri Buckner’s runway show.)

This series of photos taken as Buf Reynolds’ spotted her sweetie, who was standing next to me, while she walked her designer lap on the runway after her finale show. (Adorable! Hilarious! Perfect!)

My partner, Cameron, in blue.

Red carpet couple. (photo by Herb Thompson.)

Photo by Herb Thompson.

Fingers crossed that next year I’ll have NYFW photos to share, whether they’re from watching in the audience or backstage at my own show!  It’s just silly not to be there, right?

 
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Posted by on 09.08.13 in Fashion, Fashion Industry

 

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My Real Life Hobby: Blurry Runway Photography

I have a lot of hobbies: drawing, painting, sewing, knitting.  Most of these hobbies have been sucked into my professional work, leaving me with very few completely “just for fun” hobbies.  Apparently one of these “just for fun” hobbies is runway photography.  Specifically, I like blurry runway photography, but really any kind is fun.  I don’t know why, but I just LOVE taking photos when I go to runway shows.  I’ll leave “real” runway photos for the professionals, but I really truly enjoy going to shows and just playing.  There’s no pressure to get a good shot.  My brand doesn’t depend on any of the photos I take.  It’s just me enjoying making art. I think this is probably what having a hobby feels like:  FUN.

Designer: Jenny Pool

From Dan Richter and Buf Reynolds’ VESSEL fashion show.

Designer: Buf Reynolds

Designer: Dan Richters

Designer: Dan Richters

Designer: Angela Balderston

Designer: Angela Balderston

Hope you enjoy my blurred runway photography as much as I enjoy creating it, but really it doesn’t matter because I will continue to do it regardless of anyone’s opinion.  HOBBIES ARE FUN.

 
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Posted by on 08.30.13 in art, Fashion, Side Projects

 

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