Photo © 2015 Juan Macias
Since 2002, designer Anne Marie Beard has been reclaiming discarded textiles and transforming them into wearable works of art. Her award-winning line is sustainable, eco-friendly and crafted by hand in Austin, Texas. With 30 years of expertise in textile arts, Beard ensures each item is made with the finest quality craftmanship. A dedicated supporter of environmental conservation and social responsibility, 5% of all sales are donated to local charities and non-profits.
Beard has served on the Board of Directors for CHULA and taught classes at the Stitch Lab. In 2010 & 2011 she was honored to receive the coveted Golden Boot Award for Best Accessories Designer at the Austin Fashion Awards. She maintains an active mentorship program for young designers in Austin and believes in encouraging others to follow their creative calling.