Pippi Ardennia performing at Jazz Fest in Phyllis Designs

A Chicago native and singing since she was 13 years old, Pippi has performed at many of Chicago’s most respected jazz clubs from the Burning Spear, Mr. Kelly’s to the famous Rosebud on Rush, Green Dolphin, Chicago Symphony Center and the Taste of Chicago.
Pippi Ardennia performing at Jazz Fest in Phyllis Designs, 21 June 2017!
Since moving to Minnesota, Pippi has appeared at the Dakota Jazz Club, and currently is co-producing as starring in a highly acclaimed concert series at the Historic Landmark Center. She has performed for such notables as President Clinton, Mayor Daley, Tony Bennett, and Liza Minnelli and performed with Freddie Hubbard, George Freeman, Billy Branch and more.

Our Tribute to the Purple One

Check out our latest! Created of cloth from India and brocade runner with gold threads, trimmed with hand-picked ornamental beads at neckline and ribbons down the front. The Prince “glyph” that he used in the '90's appears on the front. This is a man or woman's top!
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LA Fashion Week 2017 – Guest Designer!

We’ve returned from LA Fashion Week®! Check out some of our shots from the show!
“LA Fashion Week® is an organization dedicated to raising the profile of fashion in the United States with focus on the emergence of Los Angeles as one of the most important cultural cities in the world.”

This is a BIG Deal!

Pippi Ardennia on the cover of Saint Paul magazine February Edition, featuring wearable art by Phyllis Designs.

Our Latest Creation – Nefertiti

We’ve just released our latest creation, Nefertiti. This intricate flowing caftan was created of embossed silk and decorated with an attached copper disc. The matching cloak, made from an exquisite bed piece, has an attached fringed hood, with fringe around the sleeves. Vintage buttons adorn the lapel. It’s long, and I will hem to suit. Truly one of a kind.
Size L/XL


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