August '16 Newsletter

Party Downtown LA!

LA Made Designs,  Necklace making workshop


Our studio is hosting a party!  Come shop and enjoy complimentary snacks, Shreebs Coffee, and a special summer cocktail mixed with Sino Tequila.  Enter the raffle to win an amazing hand made gift bag filled with goodies and discounts from all the designers.

Shop Studio Saturday
On the 11th Floor
112 W 9th St #1119
Los Angeles, CA 90015

 Agamemnon JewelryClare BareEcho and AirJakimacMelissa SonicoVintage by Maison CapronShreebs Coffee Sino Tequila,

Necklace making workshop lead by Amy Agamemnon, and Anna Lian Tes of Announcement LA
"Make your very own sculpey necklace with a delicate gold chain... you will learn how to create a beautiful marbled charm - use up to 3 colors and 3 charms per necklace"

What makes what we're doing special?  All women run small businesses, locally sourced materials that have less eco impact, fair wage production, and artful design!

Enter the building off 9th st.  Between Broadway and Main st.  
Come up the elevators to the 11th floor.
We're on the left side of the hallway
More event information


Fine Art of Dani Schafer

Just last week, Dani Schafer sent in a beautiful selection of her abstract paintings.  Ranging from $28 - $350 all pieces are one of a kind, and make beautiful inspiring home decor.  Dani captures movement in a way that is light and warm.  I'm so grateful to be showing her talent and work.  Come see the pieces this weekend.  Dani and I are developing clothing for a textile and clothing collaboration, let me know what kind of pieces you'd like to see.
studio photo by

Sharon Kanes Photography


Fashion Design Class in October

Jill Aiko Yee X Poketo

After much planning, Poketo and I are excited to present our Fashion Design Workshop this fall.  A big Thank You to owners Angie Myung and Ted Vadakan for making it come together.  I'm very excited to share what I know, and follow in the footsteps of all the other great LA creatives that have lead workshops at Poketo such as Block Shop Textiles, Eva Goicochea, Matchbox Kitchen, WRK-SHP, and many more.  This class makes a great gift!
Get a peek behind the curtain of the fashion design world. We'll start with the building blocks of fashion design, and trend forecasting, followed by a lesson in the creative decision making process that brings a collection together - defining mood, pulling inspiration, following design direction, and editing/ merchandising as well as a demonstration on fashion illustration.....


Limited enrollment, sign up now

Saturday, October 15, 2016 2 PM - 5PM

The Line Hotel

3515 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010
213-381-7411 Ext: 3076

Behind the Scenes: Photoshoot

Last weekend I took a trip to Topenga Canyon to shoot some images for the line.  It's been a long time since the last shoot.  I was lucky to have an amazing team! - photographer Jill Sutherland, model Alexandra Mayumi, Bethany Towes on makeup and hair.  During our shoot we dished on travel, pregnancy (Jill is into her 3rd trimester), and what it's like to live in Topanga.  The moodboard is all about confidence, clothing shapes, and natural beauty.   I can't wait to share the final images with you!

There's plenty more to tell and share, so I'm hoping to see you soon, and hear what you have been up to.  Thank you very much for your continued support. 
Warmly, Jill



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Jill Aiko Yee

112 W. 9th St.

Suite 1119, on the 11th floor

Los Angeles, CA 90015


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