Portfolio

Take a look at several of Tenzi Chacha’s one of a kind pieces.

Urban Africa 2017

This collection walked the floor in downtown Manhattan, modeled by the children of City of Hope, for the “Stacey Sauerberg Leadership Initiative” launch party. These pieces are all TENZI original designs that were constructed as a collaborative effort of Tenzi Chacha and the program’s students.

 

Ferocity Ablaze 2016

This collection was created for Liberty University’s annual fashion show. The theme that year was “Count Down to Chic.” The criteria for the show was that all of the pieces had to be inspired by outer space. The specific inspiration for this collection was the sun. The collection won the “Best Multiple Piece Collection” and “4th Place” awards. Every piece was fully designed and constructed by Tenzi Chacha.

Sunlight

Inspired by the blinding light of the sun when looked directly at from earth: Hand beaded collar

Solar Flair

Inspired by the constant movement of the sun’s surface: Layered tulle ruffles

STELLAR Horizon

Inspired by the contrast of the sun’s golden arc against the backdrop of the outer space darkness: Hand studded

 

The Beauty of Nature 2015

This collection was created for Liberty University’s annual fashion show. The theme that year was “Cotton Couture, Nature’s Dream”. The criteria for the show was that all of the garments be inspired by nature and least 60% of each garment be made of cotton. The specific inspiration for this collection was the four seasons. This Collection won the “Best Use of Color” and “2nd Place” awards. Every piece was fully designed and constructed by Tenzi Chacha.

Showers of Spring

Hand Dyed Godet’s

Fields of Summer

Hand crafted fabric flowers, “1st Place” winner of Liberty University’s 2016 Research Week undergraduate oral presentation in the Creative/Artistic section

Women of the Winter

Hand dyed dress, Hand cut caller, Hand sewn crystal snowflakes

 

Cycled Chic 2014

This collection was created for Liberty University’s annual fashion show. The theme that year was “Go Green, Go Glam”. The criteria for the show was that at least 60% of each garment had to be constructed of reused materials. This collection won the “Most Creative” and “Best in Show” awards. Every piece was fully designed and constructed by Tenzi Chacha.

Soda Pop Punk

This dress was made from a jumper, suit jacket, and bottle tops, all of which were 2nd hand. The bottle caps were flattened, punched, then hand sewn. This dress was also on display at the 2014 ITAA (International Textiles and Apparel Association) Conference and selected to be in the opening show of DC Fashion week 2015.

Paisley Gala

This dress was made of a suit jacket, dress shirt, neckties, and jumper, all of which were second-hand.

 

Craftsmanship

Yellow Skirt

Constructed by Tenzi Chacha for a Construction 2 college class final project

A TENZI design

TENZI original designs constructed by an outside party