Turning Traditional Austrian Fashion On Its Head

Dirndls are one of the most complicated dresses known to create, especially since a real dirndl must be sewn by hand. This designer creates pieces that have traditional feels, while being a modern take that can be worn by a younger generation.

Hustle Chat with Laura Lee Gulledge

Laura Lee Gulledge is an Eisner Award nominated author and illustrator who lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. She’s the creator of YA graphic novels Page by Paige and Will & Whit, the latter of which she’s adapted into a musical for teens with her team of Artners. Laura Lee is also a passionate teaching artist, guest speaker, and creative coach with an MA in Art Education. She posts new art and adventures weekly on her blog whoislauralee.com