Author: Sage Paul

This past Sunday I wrapped up five days at the One of a Kind Spring Show and Sale. The One of a Kind is the largest trade craft show in Canada and the first time I showed my work at a commercial level (aka, created inventory and sold it).  Leading up to and during those […]

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Through the Thunderbird Marketplace I will be at the Spring One of a Kind Show (#OOAKS14) in Toronto. When I applied I’d already been thinking about what my spring collection would be about and I was excited to share it at #OOAKS14. This is the Strawberry Girls Spring Collection, a reminisce of my Berry Fast. […]

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2013 Creative Direction, Fashion Photography Water could soon be a commodity. War continues, irrationally. Media is on the pulse of political scandals. Vital species for our existence are disappearing. This series of photos sees clashing forces coming together in unity to build strength; working together to reinvigorate a positive and sustainable way of being and overcome […]

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With only two more sleeps ahead of me, a bit more work, and a ton of logistical things, I am just over the moon that the Synaptic City show at Harbourfront’s Planet IndigenUS is on Friday!  In case you haven’t read my previous blogs, and are wondering what the heck I’m talking about details are here: […]

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I am preparing for the Synaptic City Collection‘s final show at Planet IndigenUS, where I will also be premiering its wearable-art counterpart. Working with mirrored plexiglass, I am producing six new looks (few more details about that here).  A group of dancers put together by choreographer Justin Manyfingers, the looks will be woven throughout the […]

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While I manage, research and create, the date of the Sage Paul show nears. What started out last fall as only ideas of migration, time and gathering, has evolved into the collaborative collection Synaptic City, involving jewelry designers, make-up and hair artists, models, dancers, choreographers, photographers, advisors, graphic designers, sew-ers, drafters, interior designers, music guru’s, writers, […]

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authentic appropriations: street style (Deandra “Beaudee” Wells/Blackfoot/Calgary) Who: Make-Up Artist (@deandracourtney) Where: 401 Richmond Building, Toronto Why: Going to Sovereign Acts curated by Wanda Nanibush When: Apr. 18, 2012 get the look ($80) Camel Handkerchief Hem Cardigan: Voluptuous Clothing ($30) Black Tiered Dress: H&M ($20) Gold Triangle Mesh Earrings: Gift from Actor Justin Manyfingers (@justinmanyf) […]

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2012 Fall Collection A diptych of wearable art and ready-to-wear fashion collections. This series of plexi-glass regalia and chiffon clothing is a reflective synapse for an urban Indigenous experience.   The Synaptic City Collection exhibited at Planet IndigenUS 2012. Dancer and model would convene and exchange their the clothing. An intersection for contemporary and traditional exchange. Choreography by Justin Manyfingers with […]

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