Artist Stephen Wilson Merges Fashion and Art with a Luxurious Twist

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Photos Credit: Stephen Wilson

When Stephen Wilson first began his career in fashion, he never set out to become a famous artist. While working as freelance embroidery designer in NYC during the 1990s, Wilson was contracted by many big name brands, from Ralph Lauren to Nickelodeon. "Doing such a diverse amount of work allowed me to expand my knowledge of embroidery and sewing techniques." Now, with the help of over 20 years of design experience, he is known for his detailed, one-of-a-kind artworks.

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Wilson's art utilizes luxury fabric and thread as a medium to create 3D multimedia work. With each piece comes an incredible time commitment—certain works can take hundreds of hours to make and contain millions of embroidered stitches.

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Carly Zinderman

Carly Zinderman is a Senior Staff Writer for JustLuxe, based just outside of Los Angeles, CA. Since graduating from Occidental College with a degree in English and Comparative Literary Studies, she has written on a variety of topics for books, magazines and online publications, but loves fashion and style best. In her spare time, when she?s not writing, Carly enjoys watching old movies, reading an...(Read More)

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