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Contestant #10: Crystal Sharp

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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!


Crystal Sharp

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.

Denver celebrity you'd most like to design for?


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 or cats?

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

Jacqueline Kennedy or Jackie Brown?

Jacqueline Kennedy

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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