Авг 14 2014

«But I’m pretty sure it will be in shades of green

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The likes of Anthony Hopkins, Ellen DeGeneres and the Grammy winning soprano Dawn Upshaw also are able to pass more or less unmolested as they make the rounds of local shops, galleries and restaurants.

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He cuts a compelling figure, for one thing. label Odyn Vovk and a plaid Gant shirt cut from such high thread count cotton that it shimmered like silk in the late morning sun. Topping it all off was an Italian made Borsalino fedora.

cheap Canada Goose «I have 500 hats. I have a lot of shoes, too, but I love hats,» Rice, 37, said with a laugh. «A hat is like an exclamation point on someone.» cheap Canada Goose

Which brings up another attention grabber: Rice’s voice.

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After existing for most of his life on such on deadline fashion industry staples as greasy takeout food washed down with gallons of coffee, Rice has gone canada goose shop uk not only organic but vegan and gluten free.

Making the switch has kicked his existing love affair canada goose black friday sale uk with Ventura County? which is home to several organic farms? into high gear, he said.

But Rice’s familiarity with the region also is helping with the creation of one of his newest designs: a custom made dress inspired by Ventura County itself.

cheap canada goose uk «I wouldn’t go looking for literal things in the design, like, here’s the coastline and here are the mountains,» Rice said, laughing again. «But I’m pretty sure it will be in shades of green.» cheap canada goose uk

buy canada goose jacket cheap Rice was contracted to create the dress for Women Today, a lifestyle expo organized by the marketing department of The Star. The expo will take place Friday and Saturday at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. Saturday. It will then be given away to the winner of a drawing conducted after the expo. Event ticket holders may enter the drawing via forms available at the fairgrounds; entries also will be accepted by cheap canada goose decoys mail through Nov. 14. buy canada goose jacket cheap

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Born in Missouri, Rice credits his mother, a schoolteacher who recently retired, with inspiring and encouraging his interest in fashion.

«She allowed me to be https://www.baertakreation.de the arbiter of taste in our household. Every piece of art that was purchased, every garment? my opinion was paramount,» he said.

«I remember being about 5 and sitting in the dressing room at the department store, helping her pick out her wardrobe at the start of a new school year. The salespeople were like, ‘Who is this kid?'» Rice said.

His mother also had a collection of more than 1,000 Barbie dolls, for which he learned how to sew teeny tiny outfits on a serger, a type of sewing machine that automatically binds the raw edges of seams.

«Being a fashion designer is something I knew my entire life I wanted to do,» said Rice. «Having a family member recognize and canada goose womens uk encourage the talents and interests of a child is huge.»

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Rice, who now focuses on making one of a kind pieces for private clients, was shooting the Lifetime series «On the Road with Austin and Santino» when he began having the health problems that led to a complete change of diet, he said.

«On the Road» followed Rice and co star Austin Scarlett, who appeared on the first season of «Project

Runway» and is among the contestants for the buy canada goose jacket «Project Runway All Stars» canada goose outlet near me series slated to air next year. The men traveled from one small American town to another, making a special occasion outfit for a different «real» woman every week.

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