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Mona Shows Her Fashion Sketches on First Friday

Mona Lucero Fashion Sketch FMsmallDrop into Mona Lucero Design & Powerhaus this First Friday!

I’m excited to be showing originals and prints of my fashion drawings AND….they’ll be for sale! Plus my studio/showroom will be open on First Saturday from noon to 4:00 for people missing the boutique!

Friday 6:00 to 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 to 4:00 pm

2900 Marion Street, #2           303-458-0090

Drop by for a sip and a bite and see the new space!



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Mona to show latest designs at Westword Whiteout Fashion Show Denver

Deanna wearing crochet skirt & Fuzzy T-shirt, by Mona Lucero

Deanna wearing crochet skirt & Fuzzy T-shirt, by Mona Lucero

Denver Whiteout Fashion Show – in partnership with Westword Artopia, Thursday, Feb 7, 2013 at the McNichols Civic Center building . Facebook event page for the show.


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My first day of Demos at DAM


Today was my first Designer’s Studio demonstration at the Denver Art Museum in conjunction with the YSL Retrospective. It was a long day, starting at 6:30 this morning pulling together the supplies and fabric that I had finally settled on and cutting out a “70′s Jacket” and tracing out from the pattern for my “Hollywood Glam” skirt. I had decided that I would create the jacket and skirt in front of people and begin the process of cutting out appliques, cabbage roses made from fabric, buttons and other such embellishments. I’ve done both pieces before but not with this fabric, which is actually a very fine soft  faux leather – and not with embellishments – so I’m excited to see where this idea takes me.

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Pulling it Together for My Demonstration(s) at the Denver Art Museum Designers’ Studio

Gretch 2s

I’ve been thinking a lot about what kind of demonstration I might do at the Designer’s Studio  at DAM ever since I knew I was going to be doing one  – which was at least 3 or 4 months ago. Even though I get nervous at the thought of doing it, I know that ideas always come to me at the 11th hour and inevitably those ideas that start to flow are a repeat of what’s come before.

I’m no different from other designers. We repeat ourselves. And this is good. As long as the repeat changes a little bit. Like Chanel suits – how many different ways can they be recreated? Ask Karl Lagerfeld – his answer would probably be, “Infinite.” How about Jean Paul Gaultier’s sailor stripe combinations? Or McQueen’s lace?

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