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Ella Mae is an apparel designer from Crestone, Co currently living and working in Los Angeles, CA. She is a 2021 graduate from The Rhode Island School of design where she received a BFA in Apparel Design with a concentration in Nature Culture Sustainability Studies.

With a central focus around sustainability and a commitment to ethical responsibility, Ella Mae enjoys working with textile and surface treatments including natural dyes, quilting, and utilizing unconventional materials. Ella Mae draws inspiration from the colorful, free-spirited, and grounded stylistic elements of the 60’s and 70’s. She has a passion for bringing vintage motifs to life through her process of combining craftsmanship and details with material development to offer a captivating contemporary take on feminine and masculine silhouettes. Made from salvaged fabric and brought to life with plant dyes, Ella Mae’s cheerful and down to earth alternative couture celebrates how clothing can express and strengthen one’s identity while having a strong environmental conscious in the modern world.

Feel free to contact for any work related inquires or collaborations.

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