23 Dec Angela Sison
Angela was born in the San Francisco Bay Area and grew up in Manila, Philippines. Angela has worked in the fashion industry for over 10 years in San Francisco, New York and Paris. She has touched vaAngela grew up in the Philippines in her family’s garment factory and some of her earliest memories are of counting buttons and trimming thread. She received a BFA in Fashion from the Academy of Art University.
Angela runs a sustainable women’s clothing brand, Conrado (https://shopconrado.com/) Conrado is made with a purpose to repurpose. Designed in her small island studio on Martha’s Vineyard, she creates all the patterns, sew samples and runs the business. Each style is crafted with love by skilled artisans in the Philippines using upcycled deadstock fabric and materials. Conrado ethically made at her small family workshop in The Philippines.
She lives and travels mostly between San Francisco, Manila and Martha’s Vineyard – where she currently spends most of her time building a life with her partner who is an oyster farmer. Angela is also a yoga teacher.
Angela will be sharing Hand Stitching and Mending