Contestant #10: Crystal Sharp
Many of you met Crystal Sharp on March 28 during the kick-off of the Tamarac Square Fashion Project, but do you know if she prefers Tim or Heidi, polkadots or camo? Keep reading to find out!
Company name: She She Boutique
Years designing: 10+
Bio: Tucked away between Lincoln and Broadway on Bayaud Street near the Baker District, the ambiance of boutique She She revolves around custom and one-of-a-kind designs created by proprietor Crystal Sharp. Ensembles are made from the finest fabrics available, with touches of super "femme" details like Chantilly lace and elaborate beadwork. Gemstones adorn tables in the form of whimsical jewelry. Rarely working from a pattern, the modern Victorian fashions of Crystal Sharp are made to be sophisticated while retaining a lust-worthy feel to them. Filling a much-needed niche in the Denver metro area, boutique She She stands out as a hidden treasure; where one can find unique clothing and innovative, yet feminine, accessories.
What inspires you? Fabric and people
Favorite Denver eatery? El Posto
Favorite local boutique? She She ~ of course!
Favorite fabric? Silk
Favorite way to finish seams? French seam
Prints or solids? Both
Dogs ~ Mostly, Clementine, my black lab :)
Kate Moss or Linda Evangelista? Linda ~ for sure
Favorite guilty pleasure? Wine ~ too much I'm afraid to say!
Last book you read? Five Smooth Stones ~ Fairbairn
Red chile or green chile? Green
New York or L.A.? NY
Chloe Dao or Jeffrey Sebelia? Chloe
Loose or tailored? Both
Town or country? Country
Silk charmeuse or silk shantung? Both ~ charmeuse in the spring & summer; shantung in the fall & winter
Couture or ready-to-wear? Couture I love, ready to wear always ~ we do live in Denver!
Curvy or androgynous? Right in between!
Paris Hilton or Lindsey Lohan? Neither
Michael Kors or Zac Posen? Michael Kors
Jeans or slacks? Depends on the day
Bill Ritter or John Hickenlooper? John
Escalade or Prius? Escalade
Vogue or W? W
Favorite current couture designer? I hate to say no one really stands out. Sorry, it's past 10 p.m.!
Favorite past couture designer? Chanel
Sleek or volume? Both at once
Form or function? Form
Favorite place to travel for inspiration? Paris
Favorite place to travel for fabric? NY
Polkadots or camouflage? Polkadots
Pretty or edgy? Pretty
Heidi Klum or Tim Gunn? Heidi
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