• Restored By Design
    is a green, artisan company dedicated to the creation of eco-conscious jewelry, clothing, accessories, home decor, and unique works of art. We are a design studio and boutique based in Rhode Island. We are passionate about a greener life that helps grow community with style!
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  • The Retail Studio
    is a dream come true! It is an inspiring work space combined with a retail gallery to showcase our work. This open studio concept is now open in the East Side of Providence in the heart of a thriving community. It is still distinctive—where fashion style is reclaimed and reinvented!
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  • My Philosophy
    My eco-consciousness guides my choices in raw materials and the manufacturing process. All my pieces are handmade in the USA. Fair trade and eco-friendliness take precedence in my business practices. Reducing waste and saving energy are constant words filling the studio.
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  • One-Of-A-Kind
    I carefully select each component from found bits and pieces, factory cast-offs, vintage fabrics, lace, charms, organic materials, natural stones, wood, and more non-traditional "green" materials. All pieces are unique and handmade by local artisans and designers, including myself.
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 At Restored By Design, we restore life by design...
We create FASHION STYLE BY RECLAIMING AND REINVENTING. We revive, refresh, and restyle by designing new pieces from previously loved materials, vintage fabrics, reclaimed objects, and industry excesses. Our eclectic mix of raw materials uses a fraction of energy resources to manufacture leaving a low carbon footprint.

The real investment is in the creative talents of all the artists, designers, and artisans who create these special one-of-a-kind pieces. All local, truly eco-aware, and all fashionably upstyled for sustainable treasures worthy of investment! They are new to you to love!

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September 02, 2014

Rewards of accomplishing a show

The Spring /Summer 2015 Runway Presentation at StyleWeek Northeast Fashion Week was a phenomenal and rewarding experience. Hooray!A special thanks goes out to the very professional staff of StyleWeek for their help in making the show a success. To Jeremy Brown for the music, Holly Dalton and her staff for makeup, Lulu and Bethany Wood for hair, and the fantastic models from 'The Beauty Within' who made my fashion come alive and look more breathtaking than I imagined!Thank you!Thanks also to my sister Suzanne for her help hand sewing while we enjoyed a pristine lake view. And my intern Twakelee...
My Artistic Beginnings