Autumn Adamme
Founder, Lead Designer, Master Fitter

Autumn founded Dark Garden in 1989, and still maintains an active role in designing and fitting. Autumn made her first corset in 1983, at the tender age of 12.


Kalico Delafay
Director of Design, Associate Designer

Kalico originally joined the team in 2000, and is best known as the designer of our Dollymop line.


Marianne Faulkner
Couture Coordinator, Associate Designer

The skeleton key of Dark Garden, Marianne has done virtually every job since she joined us in 2008. She now coordinates our Couture department.


Carynn Milne
Boutique Manager

Seasoned from nearly a decade of working events with us, Carynn officially joined the in-house team 2017.

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Jacqueline Galto
Production Manager

Since 2011, Jacqueline has shown she can stitch just about anything we can dream up. As Production Manager, she runs a tight ship with a light hand.


Penny McClish
Corset Stitcher

Penny began stitching off-the-rack and client corsets for Dark Garden in 2010.

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Elizabeth Jonas
Corset Cutter, Couture Stitcher

Elizabeth applies her passion for quality craftsmanship to the cutting of all of our corsets. She is the lead stitcher in our Couture workroom.


Vanessa Beach
Couture Drafter, Production Assistant

Our newest team member, Vanessa, is the pattern drafter for our Couture garments. She also stitches our Bespoke corset mockups.