I explore Natural Colour on cloth through the natural dye process, which presents itself in a variety of lovely and exciting ways. By using flora, plant matter, and non-toxic metals and minerals, I create small batch, one-of-a-kind garments, and accessories. This is a magical and organic process, a little bit calculated, but mostly left to chance and alchemy. Each piece becomes its own unique story, never to be replicated.Read More
October 05, 2017
Avenue Magazine - 2017
Four Calgary fashion designers create a custom piece for Avenue. When she was 20, the lure of a career as a fashion designer drew Irene Rasetti away from her hometown of Calgary to study at the famed Instituto Marangoni in Milan, Italy. After graduating, she worked at two luxury fashion...
April 13, 2016
Avenue Magazine 2016
Using natural materials in her dyeing processes means there are seasonal cycles to her work. When local plants are hidden under a blanket of snow, Rasetti uses materials collected and stored over the summer; or, she uses imported botanicals, such as eucalyptus.
Send me your garden flowers or foliage, your wedding bouquet, or any arrangement that has special meaning to you and we can give it new life by transforming it into a special garment of your choice.