Innovative. creative genius visionary are just
some of the words used to describe menswear designer Francis
Hendy, who was named Menswear Designer of the Year by the 2000
Michael Awards. Based in New York's Fashion District where he
has been in operation for five years. Hendy focuses on giving
his clients the ultimate in distinguished style and versatility
His style is daring and fashion forward, always exploring new
horizons in color, fabric and design. His vision is fresh and
focused allowing him to clearly discern the trends in fashion
and reconcile those with the needs and desires of his clients.
Hendy, a natural talent who comes from a long line of tailors
and a mother who was a seamstress homed his skills at the
Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons School of Design.
Today, positioned as one of the industry's most original and
innovative designers he has become a leader in fashion trend
forecasting. Handy maneuvers silk. linen, wool and other fine
fabrics such as ultrasuede, into perfectly tailored suits and
modern separates. This fashion forward designer is also known
for his intricate work with skins, creating pieces that
transform leather and suede into fabulous ensembles. ""I'm
happiest when I'm creating designs wIth leather and suede," said
Currently, Hendy teams with top fashion stylists to create
designs for recording artists, such as, L.L. Cool J, Macy Gray
and N Sync. His background in costuming has played an important
role in his exotic creations for music videos, concert tours and
photo shoots. Francis Hendy continues to be sought after
designer for celebrities.
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Framing Lesbian Fashion looks at the evolution of lesbian
attire and identity--butch/femme, flannel, androgyny,
cross-dressing and drag, queer fluorescent, S/M and leather,
lipstick and more. Featuring interviews with Sally Gearhart,
JoAnn Loulan, Arlene Stein, Kitty Tsui and others, Framing
Lesbian Fashion incorporates archival photos and personal
stories to document the sociology and history of lesbian
"A ground-breaking journalistic fashion tour of the lesbian
-- Franklin Gross, Bay Area Reporter, San Francisco
"Don't be fooled by the title: this one-hour film frames a much
wider picture than any literal connotation the word 'fashion'
might suggest. Framing Lesbian Fashion will not only be enjoyed
by those whose experience it reflects, but can serve as an
educational primer in lesbian sensibilities."
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