Journal

Size, Size, Size

Size, Size, Size

How do we feel about size? Society spends a lot of time telling us how we should or shouldn’t look, what we should or shouldn’t wear, how long we should have our hair; and what style to wear it in, as well as if we meet their “standards”. This is shown daily on billboards, magazines, and on Instagram. Since I studied Apparel Design and Merchandising in 2009, there has been a huge movement towards body positivity. This wonderful movement has pushed labels and designers to make patterns and styles more accessible, and increase their sizing options. As someone who always...

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Welcome to Bambini Del Mare!

Welcome to Bambini Del Mare!

Pandemics are not all bad. I have had the amazing opportunity to finish some WIP’s, try out new recipes, enjoy my ever-growing 11-year-old daughter, and get my pattern company-Bambini Del Mare off the ground and running Today, I had the most wonderful conversation with Sarah Kirsten. If you don’t know about her, or what she does, she is a Pattern Designer and amazing person who creates simple, fun to execute pattens. I have made both her morning glory top, and her rosemary wrap skirt. They are my favorite garments to wear and you will catch me in them walking to the farmers market,...

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About the Designer

Hello, My name is Serah.   I wouldn’t call myself modest. Quite frankly, I am probably the polar opposite. One thing I have always ben able to do, is respect other’s opinions and their decisions around fashion. Growing up between Berkeley, where the general style of the locals is frumpy-glam, worn with confidence and Oakland, where people did as they pleased was such a testament to who I am today. My father had an Art Gallery in Oakland, where I would spend many afternoons sitting in the back office listening to Jazz while drawing and painting to my hearts content. My...

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