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.
Director of Design, Associate Designer
Kalico originally joined the team in 2000, and is best known as the designer of our Dollymop line.
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.
Seasoned from nearly a decade of working events with us, Carynn officially joined the in-house team 2017.
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 began stitching off-the-rack and client corsets for Dark Garden in 2010.
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.
Couture Drafter, Production Assistant
Our newest team member, Vanessa, is the pattern drafter for our Couture garments. She also stitches our Bespoke corset mockups.