Mesh Dresses & 80’s Accessories


More beautiful images from the young and very talented Desire Kaniki – this time with a little help from The Make Den’s own sewing whiz kid, Aziz Vivant. With Desire’s vision and Aziz’s mad sewing skillz, we whipped these dresses up in a day for some sexy 80’s fun in the sun. Using navy blue jersey mesh, and working on the always amazing Janome 1100D serger and 1000CPX coverseamer, we cut the dresses without even having the models measurements! We guesstimated that they all had a 34″ hip and 24″ waist since models are always smaller than normal measurements. Working without measurements is always risky, even with stretch fabric and Desire brought the models to the studio the morning before the shoot for a few last minute changes (the arms were a little bit too big on Erika’s dress) so that everything fit like a glove. These dresses are not hard to make at all with a little serger know-how and some love. Come by and make one yourself! (register for Serger Basics at

Styling: Desire Kaniki
Mesh Dress: Aziz Vivant for The Make Den
Available for sale @ $50~ (or Make it Yourself in Serger Basics)
Model: Erika, Beatrix and Cassandra from Spot 6
Make Up and Hair: Andrew Elek & Chelsea Dutchrack
Photographer: Adam Zivo
Accesories: Fredrick Prince