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Chicago, IL - February 27th, 2011
Fashion writer A. Finney of examiner.com quotes Sharon DeLaCruz: "Sharon says her brand of scarves makes the sophisticated consumer feel like a celebrity." This is where art beautifully collides with fashion and ends up being the Sharon DeLaCruz Scarves collection. Chicago designer Sharon DeLaCruz has a degree in fine art and has worked as a fiber artist for many years. She describes herself as an "accidental fashion designer." In 2002, after tripping on a broken sidewalk and sustaining injuries to her neck, arms, and hands, which Sharon described as "uselessly hanging from my side," she did strength training by reaching out for a ball of yarn. While doing these exercises and regaining her strength and mobility, she began to focus on that ball of yarn for a new purpose – creating scarves. And, in 2009, she had the first public showing of her scarves, in the Cherry Belle scarf collect...