Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Luck of the Draw

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Back in high school, your best subjects were daydreaming and doodling – aside from lunch, of course. Sounds like the resume of a Most Unlikely to Succeed ballot winner.

But not in the case of local girl Christy Chung, whose free-form line drawings developed into her ccdoodle collection of tees, tanks and dresses.

 

The garments themselves couldn’t be simpler – soft cotton, solid colors – but they work as a canvas for her graphic sketches. Each one-of-a-kind piece feels like a page torn from an artist’s sketchbook, with a unique drawing that Chung pens by hand before silkscreening it onto the fabric.

So even though your lazy scribbles didn’t make the grade, now you can rock Chung’s playful feather, floral and spiral prints like you’re the head of the class.

Now that’s really using your doodle.

View the ccdoodle collection online at www.ccdoodle.etsy.com

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 in Permalink

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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