In this episode we hear from stylist and heritage sewist, Allison Latham-Jones. Allison talks about what sets her apart as a stylist and how her artistic eye comes into play. We talks about points of intersection between fashion, creative expression, performance, advocacy and more. Allison also talks about the freedom she feels upon taking fashion into her own hands with the sewing machine, and the relationship between art, craft and business as a stylist. Allison also talks about her grandmother, her “artistic root,” and how she became a stylist. Lastly, we talk about how COVID has impacted people’s bodies and their fashion and Allison shares some powerful client stories that will make you re-think your relationship with your body and the freedom to wear what you want.
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