Amy Marie Couture is an independent clothing line designed by local Chicago designer, Amy Fenderson. Amy Fenderson has a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Columbia College Chicago. While still a student, her designs were chosen to show in Chicago Fashion Focus Week and has been recognized by the Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence. amy is also an EXPERIENCED photo studio wardrobe stylist in the industry, with several years e-commerce and editorial experience. Amy has also been recognized by the Chicago Fashion Incubator as an Associate Designer.
While not exclusively a Gothic Lolita fashion designer, Amy created a new collection inspired by her passion for japanese alternative fashion that she calls Victorian Angel. Victorian Angel has since become popular within the alternative fashion community, and has been featured in Halfstack magazine. Amy enjoys working collaboratively with other artists for her fabric prints, and continues to be inspired by Japanese culture and fashion.