“I prepare and dye each piece of silk, enough for one outfit at a time. Each garment is then hand crafted by one of the seamstresses in my studio. My desire is to wrap you in color and luxury.”

- Carter Smith -

For over 49 years, Carter Smith has been creating shibori fabrics that have been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. His one-of-a-kind hand dyed silks and original bias designs create timeless and unique clothing that truly support and enhance the beauty in every woman who wears them. Carter Smith is wearable art at its best. 



Feature Collections Displayed

New York:   NYC – Halston Limited, Christian Dior, Julio, Janet Kaneko

California: Los Angeles – Ron Talsky, Fragments

West Hollywood – Harriet Selwyn

Beverly Hills- Laise Adzer

Carmel – Robert Talbot



Washington Post, Los Angeles Time: Home Magazine, Boston Globe*, San Jose Mercury, Chicago Tribune, Boston Herald, New York Times, Evening Magazine, Fiber Arts Magazine, Vogue, Elle, Mirabella*, Threads, Surface Design, Kunst Mit Silk, TextileForum, House & Garden, The Fiber Arts Book of Wearables