1/10/14-- New studio workspace! On February 1st, 2014, Lady Konnyaku will have a downtown Seattle address at Sassafras in Belltown! There, she joins a group of fashion industry veterans like Boho Republic and Kimmi Designs.Can't wait to see you there!
6/26/13-- Yup, it's THAT BOUQUET! Hilarious! The Stranger Queer Issue 2013 is where you have seen it. Contact me if you would like a special one for your day-- I have tons of different vintage polyester to make it weird. Thanks to Marti Jonjak and Kelly O at The Stranger for featuring my work and the fun photo shoot!
5/31/13-- Did you know I have three jobs? Among them is McSology, where I design and sew textile equipment for bartenders. I am currently 100% busy with our Kickstarter project: Bartender's Tool Roll by McSology! We hope to hit our goal of $9,000 by the end of June and send our tool rolls to production here in Seattle. (If I don't have to make them anymore, I can sew MORE stuff for LK!! As it is now, it's very hard to keep up.) Until then, wish us luck!
12/2/12-- Join LK as she presents new looks for ladies PLUS a sneak peek into Other Peoples Polyester a new line of classic, handmade T-shirts for men. Fashion Night at the Wing will be held at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle on Saturday, January 19th, 2013- doors open at 6, show at 7. Complete info can be found at Fashion Night at the Wing's event page.
12/14/12-- Seattle fashion designer, Malia Peoples of Lady Konnyaku, comes to the small screen and is profiled on Seattle Channel's Art Zone with Nancy Guppy. This funny interview premieres tonight on KCTS Channel 9 at 11pm, or online at Malia Peoples on Art Zone, Seattle Channel. Don't forget to "like" her work on facebook at the Lady Konnyaku Clothing page. Malia says, "I am eternally grateful for your interest and support of my one-woman, grassroots clothing business here in Seattle!"
Seattle's friendliest fashion designer, Malia Peoples, comes to the small screen in December!
12/12/12-- Check out this piece about LK in The Daily Catwalk, which includes some real-deal advice for those interested in becoming a fashion designer.
At the opening reception with: Mimi Gan, local TV personality; silly me; Gei Chan of Gunne Sax (amazeballs!); menswear designer Banchong Douangphrachanh; Nin Truong of Maiden Noir; Christa Thomas.
7/29/12--Join Lady Konnyaku designer Malia Peoples at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle for Fashion: From Workroom to Runway. The opening reception is Thursday, August 9th at 7pm and is free to the public. This exhibit includes an installation by Malia, and also features the work of local and national Asian- American designers. The exhibit runs through April 2013. -And- Head to Momo in Chinatown for the biggest selection of Lady Konnyaku Clothing, through October 2012!
2/6/12--Lady Konnyaku presents 7 full looks at the Pink Carpet Project Fashion Show- March 1, 2012 at FRED Seattle, 8pm! Sold out event! Visit the Pink Carpet Project website for full details.
11/23/11--Malia Peoples of Lady Konnyaku Clothing interviewed by Marti Jonjak, fashion writer for The Stranger's new fashion column Worn Out. Seattle peeps-- pick up a copy now!
9/30/11--Malia Peoples named as a finalist in the North by Northwest fashion competition! See her work on display at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle from September 30 through November 13, 2011 in conjunction with the Nordic Fashion Biennale.
8/1/11--Lady Konnyaku opens the show at Fashion First on September 15th, 2011.
6/8/11--Lady Konnyaku designer Malia Peoples named as Seattle Magazine's Seamless in Seattle 2011 Fashion Design Competition Winner- Best Emerging Designer: Most Playful Collection! The competition was held at the Seattle Art Musem, hosted by Seattle Magazine!
5/18/10-- Lady Konnyaku Clothing featured in Seattle Art Museum's SAM Remix Fashion Show, Friday June 4, 2010. Doors open at 8pm, show at 10:30pm!
3/2/10-- Join us at the Crown Hill Value Village grand opening fashion show and party to benefit Community Services for the Blind and Partially Sighted! It's a 100% thrifted fashion showcase curated by Seattle fashion designer Lady Konnyaku herself!
10/03/09-- Lady Konnyaku's Pop-up Seattle Fashion Show at the Greenwood Collective was crazay! Thanks and much love goes out to 50+ Seattle indie fashion supporters who came out to celebrate the mod-inspired fashion stylefest!!
2/26/09-- 新しいの Website, 新しいの Mood! This is my new website! がんばれ!