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  • Laura Tanzer Made In Tucson Clothing Making It In America

    Laura Tanzer, Tucson-based women’s clothing designer, will be hosting an evening celebrating the resurgence of manufacturing in the US. April 30th 2015 will be the first in a series informing and discussing the importance of quality, production, and skills in the US. Stop by anytime between 4:00-8:00 pm. The designer invites sophisticated women and men […]

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  • Japan beauty digital print on silk habotai Exclusive J Gilbert L’arte Collection

    Exquisite fabrics. One-of-a-kind prints. This, is Laura Tanzer L’Arte. As part of the Laura Tanzer core-brand, l’arte features digital prints on silk. Of course, the prints and the construction of the garment are the true art. Laura’s own photography is manipulated to form unique patterns. Once these prints have been transferred to silk (via sustainable […]

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  • Interview in Arizona Daily Star

    Tucson Fashion Week: Laura Tanzer Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of profiles on local designers taking part in 2014 Tucson Fashion Week. “Modern and sophisticated is my personality,” says Tanzer, a featured designer at Tucson Fashion Week’s garden party at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Read more of this interview by Johanna […]

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  • Neil Peters Fotografie Catching Up with Laura Tanzer

    At our annual family gathering in earlier this month, my brother-in-law wanted an update on my business: Laura, how was your summer? Summer was the calm before busy season! It was a wonderful summer! First, Mike and I had a long-overdue trip to Rome, Bingen on the Rhine, and Barcelona. I had studied in Milan, […]

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  • Tucson Foothills Photo Shoot

    A Vogue moment in the Tucson Foothills Eight models, photographer and assistant, makeup, hair specialists, and our fashion designer spent the afternoon of May 4th doing individual and group shots. Photographer: Neil Peters Fotografie, going after a bit of Cecil Beaton here. Post by Neil Peters Fotografie. Models: Chezale Rodriguez-Wells, Amy Amy Gurr, Charia Underwood, […]

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  • Miss Tucson USA Wearing Laura Tanzer

    This dress represents my love of combining luscious fabrics with digital prints and beautiful design. In order to create this design I took this lovely luscious matelasse in black and gray to create a form fitting asymmetrical body for the dress.  I combined it with my digital prints of misty soft grays, greens, blues on chiffon, […]

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  • The Art and Craft of Fashion The Art and Craft of Fashion: Introduction

    I have decided to blog about my art and my craft as a designer of fashion in a modern world. The art is the stuff I invent. The craft is interesting because it is the process, the engineering if you will, and all of the factors that help me take an idea to completion. Award […]

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