Design Portfolio

Candy corn crown, designed by Renee Nicole Gray
Candy corn crown by Renee Nicole Gray

Renée is a master at creating fashion from non traditional objects. The NY Times has noted Renée’s fashion creations twice. Her wearable art and costume designs have been seen onscreen and stages worldwide, including productions for E! Network, Dutch TV, The NY Theatre Festival and more. Her most acclaimed works include a piano hat made from a real keyboard, a dress made from over 600 playing cards for the NYC Resort Worlds Casino opening and the “Metro Skirt” made from NYC Subway maps. Renée’s biggest inspirations in her designs include the Victorian era, WW2 clothing and old Hollywood. Her favorite designers include Rei Kawakubo, Coco Chanel, Edith Head, Christian Siriano, Leigh Bowery, Alexander McQueen, Betsey Johnson and Brandon Maxwell. To purchase her designs visit For styling requests, commissions or collaborations email Navigate below to see a portfolio of her work organized by section.

Ruby Slipper Replicas
Costume Design
Wearable Art Sunglasses
Wearable Art Millinery