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December 22, 2010

My Picks from the Art Contest!

The long awaited post on the Art Contest I held two months is FINALLY here! As you may remember, at the beginning of October I held a contest inviting readers to artistically interpret their favorite spring runway look. A thousand apologies for the embarassing delay--to say there were a few technical problems with the gallery would be an understatement. I know that there are four copies of some entries in there. If your entry is not in the gallery, I am very sorry, believe me that the mistake was not intentional!

Thank you so much to everyone who took the time to participate, it means so much to me! The response was tremendous and it was so much fun seeing the new submissions every day. The creativity and skill levels of the entries were mind-blowing and inspiring. Some of the interpretations were so far out--there were dolls, cakes, animals, and dresses made of paint swatches.

Needless to say choosing fifteen of the entries to show on Sea of Shoes was not a piece of cake. Please have a look at the gallery to see all of the entries, they are truly incredible.

Shannon Stokes, 33, NYC, Prada
http://www.sssketch.tumblr.com

Leslie Olson, 19, Minneapolis, Alberta Feretti

Derek Cardigan, 24, Vancouver BC, Marc Jacobs
derekcardigan.blogspot.com

Daniel Lloyd, 36, Melbourne, Vivienne Westwood

Caitlin Shearer, 21, Syndey, Jill Stuart
http://www.caitlinquiet.blogspot.com

Sarah A, Milwaukee, Chanel

Pamela Quinto, 19, Quezon City, Erdem
www.artsartorialens.blogspot.com

Maria Bordeanu, 28, Bucharest, Romania
http://mariabordeanu.wordpress.com

 

Annie, 23, NYC, Alexander McQueen

Naomi Alessandra, 33, San Francisco, Mary Katrantzou
http://www.naomialessandra.com

Georgia, 12, London, Gucci

Millie, 21, Sydney, Prada

Caroline Brown, Toronto, Alexander McQueen

 

Jennie Ahn, 28, Los Angeles, Junya Watanabe

Natalia Sanabria, 27, San Jose Costa Rica, Manish Arora
http://www.flickr.com/photos/natalea

Before I close off this post, I have to say thank you again to all of the kind people who participated in this contest!! I can not believe that so many talented artists would deem this contest worth their time. You're amazing!

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