Generations Humanitarian Art and Fashion Gala

Custom made gown that was auctioned off for the Generations Humanitarian Art and Fashion Gala in November of 2018. The proceeds went towards feeding and sheltering street children in Columbia. What a wonderful event to be a part of, how humbling and beautiful to see so many people come together for a good cause. Model:…

July is here, Bring on Crismas-ween.

Yay, we are in the middle of summer, that usually means we will start seeing Chrismas take over the isles of your local stores like, yesterday. I absolutely despise early Chrismas. Keep it in December retail-freaks, However, I could look at this decoration all year long. It is the first in my series, The Secret…

Irene’s Baptism Dress

Maybe I went a little overboard for a toddler, but I was ecstatic to create a dress for the beautiful Irene for her baptism. Silk Organza, intricate floral and beaded applique, and a heavy satin cut in a larger-than circle skirt for volume and “princess effect”. I have to say I was thrilled when she…

Designer Runway Challenge

Walking into the Jane.com offices, immediately I panicked. “Why did I decide to do this?” As my nerves clouded my vision and my insides shook like jello on a roller-coaster, I packed my sewing equipment inside and set up for the Designer Runway challenge. Me and four other designers, a challenge none of us were…

SheCock & The Rock Princess

Utah Pride Festival 2018 ** Shecock and the Rock Princess was featured in the July 2018 issue of Slug Magazine for the Slug Localized event on July 19th in Black Trident Design’s costuming. *** Working with Sofia Scott to create a look for her band, SheCock & The Rock Princess for their performance at the…

Practical, Every-Day Headgear

It was beautiful. A carved wooden head, with large hollow eyes and a glorious arrangement of dyed pink feathers arranged in a mohawk across a skull. The gift, a voodoo head from the Salt Lake County fair, would inspire me to create a mohawk headdress of my own. The challenge with this project lied in…

Fashion Illustration

Fashion illustration was one of my favorite subjects in school.  In fact, I am a bit of a pack-rat when it comes to my illustrations.   I would sit in class (high school) and doodle designs in the margins of my school work.  My “Tom Sawyer” report would have sketches of gowns in any extra…

Custom Designs

Awards Ceremony Dress February 2016 I had done some manufacturing work for this client a few months before, creating the first batch of products she would soon be launching.  She later approached me to ask if I could take an old prom dress and make it something new.  She liked the idea of a satin contrast…

Valhalla Unscripted

Valhalla Unscripted, a journey though Norse Mythology as the “wise” god Odin re-tells the stories of a once great and mighty civilization before the Battle of Ragnarok (the armageddon of the ancient Northern-European culture.)  Odin, however, has lost his marbles as he was supposed to die in the great battle, but mistakenly didn’t. 10 years…

Undying Love

Sandy, a sociopathic serial killer who, unlikely, falls in love with the innocent Bruno.  As their relationship is full of thrills and new experiences Sandy asks Bruno to prove his love by murdering an innocent victim.  In a panic, Bruno accidentally murders his true love, Sandy, instead. In the afterlife, Sandy is greeted by Madame…

Black Trident Design

Black Trident Design is the beginning of a dream, a long road of hard work and creativity, while showcasing the skills that I have acquired and developed over the last several years. Black Trident Design is a recording of my journey through my professional life as a fashion and costume designer, pattern-maker, illustrator, accessory designer, and artist.

Although in its infancy, Black Trident Design will be a journey of images, thoughts, and developments of my skill set as they develop over time. I hope that you will enjoy this journey and help me grow as well as this page develops over time. Thank you for visiting.