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GET TO KNOW: SARA KEEL OF PENROSE DESIGN STUDIO

Sara Keel

Take an insider glimpse at the workings of a young brand with Sara Keel, founder of Penrose Design Studio and formerly designer at Anthropologie. We love Sara’s enthusiasm for fashion sustainability and support of environmentally friendly manufacturing, two elements which we highlight in our Industry Round Up section. Read on for more on where Sara gets her design inspiration, advice for fellow designers and more!

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https://www.giftexapparel.com/blog/sara-keel-penrose

Philly Style: 6 New Designers you need to know

Sara Keel

Sara Keel, Founder and Designer of Penrose

“My mom sews and made a lot of my clothing when I was younger and taught me to sew at a young age. I started making my own clothing in high school because I wanted to stand out but could never find anything I wanted to wear. I did a lot of thrifting and would re-make vintage pieces to update them and tailor them to fit me. I went to Savannah College of Design for Fashion and after graduating I signed on with Anthropologie as a design intern, and ended up designing for the company for 11 years before making the decision to start my own line.”

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https://phillystylemag.com/new-designers-you-need-to-know

Philly’s Fabulous Looks: Q & A with Sara Keel, Penrose Design Studio

Sara Keel

Philly’s Fabulous Looks features an online promotional campaign that spotlights a Philadelphia designer, behind-the-scenes looks at the design selection process, and the stories about the Philly’s Fabulous Looks designer’s collection and business. The City of Philadelphia Chief Cultural Officer, Kelly Lee will be wearing an ensemble designed by Philly Fabulous Look’s featured womenswear designer, Penrose Design Studio to the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Style Gala on September 18, 2017.

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Sara Keel dressed Kelly Lee, Chief Cultural Officer for the Style Gala

Sara Keel dressed Kelly Lee, Chief Cultural Officer for the Style Gala

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