Fashion of Philly: Joan Shepp Designer Event 11/27/10

Friday, November 26, 2010

Joan Shepp Designer Event 11/27/10

Saturday, November 27th, Joan Shepp will be hosting a Designer Event featuring Costume Jewelry Designer and Artist, John Wind. His Miximal Art Collection, founded in 1985, is full of vintage inspired, modern ornaments with a hint of Victorian glamour. Wind, a Philadelphia native, studied at the Slade School of Art in London and started his collections based off the frequent trips he took to the markets in Paris. There he would purchase special pieces, take them apart, then rearrange them in his own way. His one of a kind treasures gained much attention and became permanent fixtures of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and in the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. His work has also been seen in Oprah's Gift Guide, Instyle and Country Living Magazines.


Pictures from maximalart.com

Prices run about $38 for a brooch to $598 for a Sparkling Crystal Runaway Flower Collar. Each item is handmade and a percentage sold at the designer event will benefit charities such as the Ronald McDonald House and Autism Speaks. Also enjoy some champagne and cider while you shop. Joan Shepp is located on 1616 Walnut Street, in Philadelphia. To look at some more of John Wind's Maximal Art Collection, visit his website at http://www.maximalart.com/ or for Joan Shepp visit http://www.joanshepp.com/

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