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 Kristen Kempton, Owner, Designer, Creator

Fink since 2007 – Sewing since 1999 – Lifelong Artist

Fink (Fashion + ink) is a collection of handmade garments created in my home studio. My name is Kristen and I am an independent artist and designer living in the vibrant Central West End neighborhood of St Louis.

I create my own fabric designs then make one of a kind, wearable-art pieces from my imagination.

I hand print all of my fabrics myself using silkscreens made from my original drawings and high quality fabric inks I custom mix per print.  Hand pulled printing is a labor, time and material intensive process and well worth the effort!

I make each garment myself – one by one – without the use of sewing patterns. My process keeps each piece unique and very special.

Every garment is “everyday extraordinary” – you will look forward to expressing yourself while you participate in the adventure of being totally alive.

When you buy handmade, you are supporting the arts. Art inspires the soul; you are promoting a better and more beautiful world.

I can’t wait for you to wear Fink!

See over 1700 5-star reviews in my Etsy Shop – HERE

*want to know a little more? see this blog post for more about my process HERE


Reviews

 

Then She Appeared

“Absolutely fantastic as all fink dresses! This is the perfect yellow-mustard color (and for me yellow is a very difficult color) with an amazing pattern in bright, gorgeous colors. The fit is superb, really flattering. Kristen is a goddess and she always makes me feel like one also through her one of a kind pieces. This dress is a masterpiece in all senses!”

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Special Order

“The best birthday present I could ever give to myself 😉 The design is GENIUS, it’s very flattering and comfortable. I love, love, love this top so much, and am so thankful I found Kristen and her magic fashion wizardly ways. xoxo”

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Ambient Savage

“Perfect in every way! Beautiful hand printed material and so unique. Great material–flattering and well crafted. I’m a repeat customer, and will continue to be in the future!”

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