"Surprising" Open Front Art Coat by Sarah Nolan
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Artist - Sarah Nolan
Santa Fe, New Mexico
One of a Kind
Open Front Coat
100% Silk Coat & Lining
Two slash pockets
Features Exclusive Artwork
Dry clean only
We're having a ton of fun with some new hot pink shantung silk we found, so pink enthusiasts (and we know you're out there) take note! Plus, on her last buying trip to New York City, Sarah found some playful print lining fabrics that make a fresh new look when set against the solid colors of the outer shell.
In this one, we have embroidered lime green polka dots against vibrant pink on the lining, with matching pink on the outside...wow. Then Nolan embellished the front, back and sleeves with painted concentric circles in lime green and turquoise blue... a surprising look to be sure!
Dress this one up over basic black and cerise lipstick or go for a fun daytime look over a simple white tee and white jeans with a string of pearls.Hot pink shantung silk shell
with hot pink shantung silk lining
with embroidered apple green dots. Sarah Nolan's Bio
I was born in Mississippi and had a childhood that included eating fried chicken (yum!), fishing for bass and swinging on wisteria vines.
I moved to NYC after college and began a different life working in tall gray buildings, wearing gray/blue/black clothes and getting an MBA at night at NYU. I spent endless hours at a top consulting firm restructuring really big companies.
The next phase of my career began as a corporate innovator/rejuvenator and CEO and restructured two large financial subsidiaries and three very small internet companies. Then I stopped and became a consultant for non profit organizations.
One day, pneumonia caught me and I thought I would die. When I got better I began to paint seven days a week to learn how to make art. I learned to paint on non-traditional fabrics with objects in addition to paintbrushes and to stitch and embroider paintings. I went to India to learn blockprinting and learned to paint on clothing.
While living in NYC, prior to attending a ladies' luncheon, I decided I was tired of wearing traditional dull-colored suits and made a brightly painted gold silk coat to wear. (See "Faberge" in our pictures.) Other attendees wanted to know where they could get one. Singular Couture was born.
I love painting original pieces of clothing. Now I have the additional fun of finding talented artists to add to our roster of artists who paint pieces for Singular Couture.