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Carter Smith

Carter Smith has been dyeing one-of-a-kind fabrics since 1965 when he learned tie-dye techniques from his mother. Originally working in silk, he created and sold 30,000 individual stretched pieces and banners, eventually adding to his process over forty new steps that multiplied into over a thousand techniques.

After successfully helping launch the careers of several designers, Carter decided to start making his own clothing, and now sells his hand-dyed original fashions both nationally and internationally. Notables who own his creations include Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Aretha Franklin, Allie McGraw, Alice Walker, Dionne Warwick, Maya Angelou, Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Taylor, Goldie Hawn, Jesse Norman, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Anne Austin, Kim Novak, Cassandra Wilson, Mary Travers, Jan Robinson, Mick Jagger, Rod Stewart, and others.

Today, Carter has over 250 original bias design concepts and creations, and after 40 years and over 200,000 yards of fabric personally dyed by Carter, his passion remains stronger than ever. He has been featured in many publications over the years, most recently in Ornament Magazine (June 2009).



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CARTER SMITH: 2 - Silk Shibori Tie - Pink

CARTER SMITH: 2 - Silk Shibori Tie - Pink

Who doesn't need an extra pop of color in their wardrobe, something just like this? Think holidays, and bling - this could work for either keeping it cool or showing off your style! Silk hand dyed shibori.
$150.00

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CARTER SMITH: Medium Scarf, blue/pink/taupe

CARTER SMITH: Medium Scarf, blue/pink/taupe

Silk double georgette. Just beautiful! Dimensions: 54" long x 7-1/2" wide.
$120.00

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CARTER SMITH: Scarf, purples

CARTER SMITH: Scarf, purples

A gorgeous array of purples in a chiffon shibori scarf, 100% silk. Dimensions: 57" x 54".
$120.00

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CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Black/Turq 8)

CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Black/Turq 8)

This listing: Size Medium , in colors shown on the right of photo above. Soft, cozy, and simply gorgeous leggings from shibori master Carter Smith: shibori dyed cotton, available in a variety of colors and sizes, S-XL. More colors/sizes are currently available in the Gallery, under separate listings, or by special order. Contact the Gallery for...
$120.00

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CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Blue/Black 2)

CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Blue/Black 2)

This listing: Size Medium , in colors shown on the right of photo above. Soft, cozy, and simply gorgeous leggings from shibori master Carter Smith: shibori dyed cotton, available in a variety of colors and sizes, S-XL. More colors/sizes are currently available in the Gallery, under separate listings, or by special order. Contact the Gallery for...
$120.00

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CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Cream/Blue 5)

CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Cream/Blue 5)

This listing: Size Medium , in colors shown on the right of photo above. Soft, cozy, and simply gorgeous leggings from shibori master Carter Smith: shibori dyed cotton, available in a variety of colors and sizes, S-XL. More colors/sizes are currently available in the Gallery, under separate listings, or by special order. Contact the Gallery for...
$120.00

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CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Khaki/Red/Blk 6)

CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Khaki/Red/Blk 6)

This listing: Size Medium , in colors shown on the right of photo above. Soft, cozy, and simply gorgeous leggings from shibori master Carter Smith: shibori dyed cotton, available in a variety of colors and sizes, S-XL. More colors/sizes are currently available in the Gallery, under separate listings, or by special order. Contact the Gallery for...
$120.00

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CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Pink/Turq 3)

CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Pink/Turq 3)

This listing: Size Medium , in colors shown on the right of photo above. Soft, cozy, and simply gorgeous leggings from shibori master Carter Smith: shibori dyed cotton, available in a variety of colors and sizes, S-XL. More colors/sizes are currently available in the Gallery, under separate listings, or by special order. Contact the Gallery for...
$120.00

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CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Red/Khaki 1)

CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Red/Khaki 1)

This listing: Size Medium , in colors shown on the right of photo above. Soft, cozy, and simply gorgeous leggings from shibori master Carter Smith: shibori dyed cotton, available in a variety of colors and sizes, S-XL. More colors/sizes are currently available in the Gallery, under separate listings, or by special order. Contact the Gallery for...
$120.00

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CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Tan/Pink/Black 4)

CARTER SMITH: Shibori Leggings, Medium (Tan/Pink/Black 4)

This listing: Size Medium , in colors shown on the right of photo above. Soft, cozy, and simply gorgeous leggings from shibori master Carter Smith: shibori dyed cotton, available in a variety of colors and sizes, S-XL. More colors/sizes are currently available in the Gallery, under separate listings, or by special order. Contact the Gallery for...
$120.00

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