Q: What is VARYFORM?
A: VARYFORM is a Contemporary Womenswear line that stands for growth & transformation. The brand celebrates individuals with strong personal style and fashion-forward sensibility. Check out the ABOUT page to learn more about the inspiration behind VARYFORM.
Q: Where can I purchase VARYFORM pieces?
A: The collection is available for sale at Mod + Ethico in Chicago's West Loop, on Nineteenth Amendment, and on VARYFORMdesign.com. We also participate in various selling events in Chicago & NYC. Please follow @VARYFORMdesign on Instagram & Twitter to get the behind the scenes of our process. If you would like to be notified about collection launches, special events, and exclusive offers, please sign up for the email list. If you would like to request a customized or one of a kind style, please fill out the contact form here.
Q. Will you do custom work?
Q. Are you hiring?
Q. What is Nineteenth Amendment?
Q. What is the Chicago Fashion Incubator at Macy's on State Street?
A. Yes in most cases, with pricing dependent on the rounds of fittings needed, fabrication, and finishing selected. Custom work starts at $300. If you would like to customize or alter an existing style, that is always an option. For large wholesale orders, I can customize a design detail from the collection exclusively for your shop based on your client needs (for example, adding a pocket or lining). If you have something in mind, please do contact me.
A. We are always looking for new people to collaborate with or hire on a contract basis to produce new collections including: design + marketing interns, seamstresses, stylists, models, filmmakers, writers, artists, etc. If you are intrigued and want to get involved in any capacity, please reach out HERE.
A. Nineteenth Amendment is an on-demand, direct to consumer retailing and manufacturing platform. The platform shortens manufacturing time in fashion from 6 months to 6 weeks or less. Cofounders Amanda Curtis and Gemma Sole are Forbes 30 Under 30 for retail/e-commerce and Apparel Magazine's 30 Under 30. VARYFORM works with Nineteenth Amendment to produce periodic capsule collection available at a reduced pre-sale price during 19 day pre-order windows throughout the year. To be notified of future pre-sales, please contact us.
A. The CFI is a recognized 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit established in 2008. It's mission is to make a meaningful economic impact in Chicago by giving fashion designers technical product development and business training to create innovative products and launch globally competitive businesses based in Chicago. It is housed on the 11th floor of Macy's on State Street in Chicago, IL. VARYFORM was launched at the CFI and was based there until March of 2017.