Opera singer-turned-jewelry designer Valerie MacCarthy says her experience performing on the opulent opera stage inspired her to take risks with her new eponymous line.
“I came from a world where when you walk out on the stage everything is seven times more excessive, the crazy makeup, the big wigs, the elaborate costumes,” says the soprano. “Because I came from the world of excess, I wasn’t afraid of going overboard in ways.”
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"