"Turn your old sentimental T-shirts into a keepsake ballgown you can keep forever."
Angela Johnson is a clothing designer, fashion design instructor, Arizona fashion industry leader, fashion business consultant and fashion show coordinator with over 13 years in the business.Angela got her start working in design and production for X-Large Clothing, the line owned by Mike Diamond of the Beastie Boys and X-Girl, the line owned by Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth. After 3 1/2 years, Angela started a street wear line called Monkeywench with actress Christie Clark, who played Carrie Brady on the soap opera Days of Lives and friend, Dana Wilson who she met while attending the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in L.A., California. In 2000, after Monkywench closed, Angela moved back to her home town of Scottsdale, Arizona and created a new line under her own name which has steadily gained popularity. She also began teaching fashion design classes at New School for the Arts. Today, Angela's designs can be found in a handful of physical and online boutiques as well as her website. She has a steady following for whom she designs custom gowns and kitschy art inspired apparel. Items from Angela’s current line will be seen on next season’s America’s Top Model.
If I could only shop at one store, it would be Goodwill. I love to create my own style from old clothing. I find beauty in things that other people throw away.