Interview with Fashion Designer Jason Wu

jasonwufall2016Fashion friends interview each other at Google, model Martha Hunt and designer Jason Wu talk about the changes in the fashion industry.  Jason discusses the future of not just the design elements, but using social media, the fast changing technologies and the future of the brick & mortar retail segment.

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BigWow Comicfest 2015: Cosplayer/Designer Marie-Claude Bourbonnais

Mortal Kombat - Frost - Marie-Claude BourbonnaisThis sexy French Canadian and professional Cosplayer became an online hit with her Mortal Kombat costume character – Frost.

Marie-Claude Bourbonnais has a background in fashion design with 16 years of experience. In her interview she tells us how she made it as a cosplayer, a model and a designer – and how she has to sometimes give her fans what they want – a little cleavage and sometimes nudity. “It’s a part of modeling and I wouldn’t be doing it if I wasn’t comfortable with it”, she tells me. She also tells me how latex became a costume fabric hit in the costume making world of cosplay… But what was it really used before that? The latex-fabric utilizing company that gave her the costume-making edge was Polymorphe.

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