Hi everyone! Our #RoyalVegasRetreat2021 vendor spotlight this week features Puvithel, an alternative fashion designer who makes and designs original handmade jewelry, accessories, clothing, and handbags for J-fashion and alternative styles. Puvithel is our special guest, and her brand will also be a part of the RVR 2021 fashion shows!
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What is the story behind your store/brand logo? I wanted my brand logo to be very unique but also very personal, so I hand drew a logo based on my own handwriting and cleaned it up to make it still look nice as a vector.
What would your brand “elevator pitch” be? Puvithel is about unabashed self-expression and spans many styles, including punk, gothic, lolita, and menhera. Regardless of style, Puvithel's items are loud - inspired by the in-your-face aesthetic of American gothic fashion. Puvithel believes fashion is a beneficial form of expression, a belief that is imbued in every item she makes. Every series has its own style and narrative to aid you in telling your own story.
What are your favourite materials to work with? I really like working with specialty acrylics, pearl beads, and paper flowers.
What is your favourite item that you sell? Does a parent have a favorite child? I don't think I have any favorite item, as each item I make has a very specific vision. I am particularly pleased however when someone buys an item that has a very personal connection with me, such as the Anxiety Angel set which features my own intrusive thoughts and artwork, or the Dogs and Desserts salopettes, which feature my dog Pie.
What is the most popular item that you sell? To nobody's surprise, the crystal heart necklace is by far the most popular item I've sold.
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