Tuesday, May 3, 2011

June Monteiro [24]

June Monteiro
Owner and Designer of ENAMOUR
Washington, DC, USA
company blog with links and photos of both current and past events/work

"SMARTIE Dress"- made with over 1,100 Smartie candy wrappers. It was shown at the MassArt fashion show, as well as in the Natick Collection in 2008. It was on display at "Sugar Heaven" candy store in Boston in 2010.

Her model for the Smartie Dress will be Chantal Ilima Marquis: http://www.modelmayhem.com/1987122

Theme: General


Upon graduating from Maryland Institute College of Art with a degree in Fine Arts, June Monteiro interned as an assistant stylist for Kate O’Connor at L.A. Fashion Week. It was through this experience that she knew she wanted to pursue a career in design. After featuring her fun and edgy designs in multiple shows in Boston, Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Cape Cod,she decided to attain her Fashion Design degree from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

In 2010, June created ENAMOUR/ENAMOUR SPORT. She was featured in the Rising Design Fashion Show during Boston Fashion Week, where her designs made quite an impression, garnering positive reviews in publications such as the Boston Globe, Stuff Boston, and multiple fashion blogs.

PAST RELATED PROJECTS: "BOSTON MAGAZINE Dress" - made with over 70 Boston Magazine covers and 600 shredded pages from the magazine. It was shown at Simon's Mall Fashion Now event, Burlington, in 2010.

June is also the winner of the Word Game competition.

photo: Justin Moore;
model: Chantal Ilima Marquis

photo: Bob Raymond;
model: Chantal Ilima Marquis

photo: Hans Wendland;
model: Chantal Ilima Marquis

photo: ichifoto;
model: Chantal Ilima Marquis

photo: ichifoto;
model: Chantal Ilima Marquis

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