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Ostari Couture specializes in creating custom handcrafted wearable art. If you would like a one of a kind garment, or look or need a dress Alteration/ hemmed please contact Kari.

 

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Fort Wayne IN

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Events

Commissions, Fashion Shows, Photoshoots and Upcoming Events.

2019 ARTIST MEET & GREET

Trubble Brewing Pop Up Art Show featuring three local women visual artists and follow with music by Kevin Hambrick! Art will be abounding via pop-ups, hangings on the wall, and two of our ladies available for photos/interviews.

Artists: America Carrillo, Kari J. Larsen, and Erin Jackson

Show Dates: April 4th, 2019-May 13th, 2019

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2019 Mother Sea—Haha Naru umi

Artist SAyaka GAnz is having her solo exhibition show of Mother Sea—Haha Naru Umi featured at local gallery Artlink.

300 E Main Street, Fort WAyne IN, 46805

Sayaka will be wearing a one of a kind wearable art gown the evening of her artist reception. you Must to come to her opening reception Friday FEb 22nd, 2019 5-9pm to see it for yourself ;)

2017 Arts in Focus Interview

Our local station PBS 39 wanted to learn more about wearable art, click the link to watch the interview :) 

https://vimeo.com/234907390

2017 Three Rivers Festival

I participated in my first festival of I hope more to come. It was a great opportunity to showcase my original artworks alongside many talented artists in the area. HeART of the City of Fort Wayne, IN is a local database of artists all around the area who came together to each showcase their talents and craft. It was great meeting and learning about their works and Ostari Couture Critters were a great hit too! 

 

2015 BIKINI SPECTACULAR FASHION SHOW

OSTARI COUTURE WAS FEATURED IN FORT WAYNE'S BIKINI FASHION SHOW. WE SHOWCASED 4 LOOKS FROM OUR SUMMER COLLECTION.

KORD PHOTO SHOOT

Kari TEAMED UP WITH FORT WAYNE PHOTOGRAPHER : KOREY KORD back in 2014, IN A WHIMSICAL, ADVENTUROUS, FASHION FORWARD PHOTO-SHOOT.  SHOWCASING ORIGINAL DESIGNS WORN BY DESIGNER AND MODEL KARI LARSEN. its always a pleasure working with Kory. his photos are beautiful and he captures moments in the most unique way.

 

BELLE OF THE BALl

RON AND KARI CONSTRUCTED A CUSTOM  DRESS FOR CLIENT ANA LEIGH MATZEK, ROCK GIRL OF 98.9 THE BEAR LAST OCTOBER. SHE WAS SEEN WEARING THE GOWN CELEBRATING HER 30TH BIRTHDAY, MASQUERADE THEMED AT EARLY BIRDS ULTRA LOUNGE ON OCTOBER 11, 2014. SHE WAS THE BELLE OF THE BALL!  WE WERE VERY HAPPY TO BE OF SERVICE TO HER AND JOIN IN ON HER CELEBRATION :)

 

Starstruck Summer Gala 2014

Ostari Couture showcased Nautical Graces in the Starstruck Summer Gala 2014 charity fashion show.  The event benefited Crossroads Family and children Services of Fort Wayne, IN. The night included various artists, musicians, dance groups, and entertainment working together to put on a grand gala performance and raise donations for Crossroads.

 

Senior Project April 2014

My Senior BFA Exhibition of Nautical Graces at IPFW Department of Fine Arts April 10, 2014. If you would like to see more of my art work please click the link and you will be directed to my facebook page.

 

 

 

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