Beth Murphy

Beth Murphy

AR Manager

Favorite heroine in fiction:

Anne of Green Gables

Favorite qualities in a human:

Creativity.

What is your obsession?

Knitting.

What turns you on creatively?

Nature.

Top Prairie Underground styles:

Sirenuse Skirt, Moth Coat

Camilla Eckersley

Camilla Eckersley

Designer/Founder

Favorite artist:

Currently Queen Shmooquan, Jeppa K. Hall, a performance artist I recently saw do an amazing piece on the Duwamish River – our closest and most polluted waterway.

Favorite motto:

If it aint’ broke don’t fix it

What is your obsession?

Clothes, sewing, how things work.

What is luxury to you?

Time.

What is the most important piece of advice you have ever received?

Niceness counts – Davora

Top Prairie Underground styles:

Moth coat, Denim Guitar Shirt – just gets better with age.

Chris Storm

Chris Storm

Assistant Pattern-Maker / Sample Sewer

Music you can’t stop listening to:

Active Child – Such a beautiful and unique sound.

Your favorite artist:

Yoshitaka Amano

Favorite heroines in real life and fiction:

Fiction – Imperator Furiosa (Mad Max) Real Life – Kelly Sue DeConnick

Favorite qualities in a human:

Honesty, compassion, a thirst for knowledge.

What turns you on creatively?

I really love precision. Sharp, crisp lines, and attention to minute details always inspire me.

Top two Prairie Underground styles:

Bergman Shirt and Jean Bellows Jacket

Davora Lindner

Davora Lindner

Designer/Founder

Favorite poet:

Phillip Larkin’s work has marked significant events in my life.  Also the electric language of Rene Ricard.

Music you can’t stop listening to:

I’m the one who’s pushing Captain of None by Colleen.  Lucifer by Peaking Lights.  Metallic Butterfly by Princess Nokia

Your favorite heroines in real life:

Bree Newsome created an indelible image this year and has become legendary.

What is luxury to you:

White table linens and antique silver.  My CSA subscription.

Top Prairie Underground styles:

The Camden Pant pressed with a  crease.  The Mesa Sweater with faded blue jeans.

Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Production Assistant

Favorite virtue:

Innovation

Favorite artist:

I gravitate towards surrealism. I find comfort in bleak landscapes depicted in the work of H.R. Giger. There is a beauty to his work that inspires me unlike many other artist.

What is your obsession?

Trying to comprehend the inner workings of the human mind. Relativity and how everything is connected. Discovering the origins of creative inspiration.

What turns you on creatively?

Anything that can transport me into a dream-like state. I think art should have the role of elevating one’s state of mind, so I would say that is my main drive to create.

Top Prairie Underground styles:

Long Cigarette legging and Body Armor, it’s my favorite to wear during the winter

Leslie Briscoe

Leslie Briscoe

Production Assistant

Your chief characteristic:

Kindness.

Your idea of misery:

Being sedentary and not living up to your full potential.

Favorite motto:

Be classy.

A natural talent you’d like to be gifted with:

Singing. I have an average voice but I love to sing. Music brings such emotion and joy to the soul. It is a universal language that everyone understands.

What is the most important piece of advice you have ever

received?

You can either be wise and happy or foolish and miserable.

Top Prairie Underground styles:

Moth coat, Denim Keto Dress

Lilia Ramirez

Lilia Ramirez

Bookkeeper / Inventory Manager / Stylist

A natural talent you’d like to be gifted with:

Compose / make music

Favorite heroine in real life:

Mother

Your favorite poet:

Charles Bukowski

What is your present state of mind?

Keep it up

What is luxury to you?

When you don’t worry about nothing.

Top Prairie Underground styles:

Moth Coat, Denim Girdle

Lisa Gray

Lisa Gray

Production Manager

Favorite motto:

Every act of creation is first an act of destruction – Pablo Picasso

Favorite virtue:

Diligence and integrity.

What turns you on creatively?

Color, architecture, garbage, textiles, nature and jewels.

Favorite artist:

The furniture designer and architect, Eileen Gray.

Top Prairie Underground styles:

The original Zip Dress & Glam Dress, both look great on everyone and I’ve owned them for 8 years and they are still in perfect condition.

Renee Schliebe

Renee Schliebe

Production Manager

Favorite virtue:

Integrity.

Music you can’t stop listening to:

Chelsea Wolfe, Beach House, Zola Jesus! Strong female vocalist.

Your favorite heroines in real life:

I’ve always thought of the independent, determined women in my family as heroines!

Your favorite qualities in a human:

Open minded, kindness, creative thinking.

What is your obsession?

Fashion, of course!

Top Prairie Underground styles:

Moth Coat, Hemp Ghost

Rukiya Mauldin

Rukiya Mauldin

Production Assistant

Your idea of misery:

A diet restricted of sugar and carbs.

Music you can’t stop listening to:

The Weeknd and Drake

What is your obsession?

Really cold Vanilla Coke.

What is the most important piece of advice you have ever received?

Don’t hide your booty with clothes.

What turns you on creatively?

Music.

Top Prairie Underground styles:

Triptych Dress, Spark Sweatshirt

Sierra Stinson

Sierra Stinson

Art Director / E-Commerce

Your favorite quality in a human:

Courage in life and art.

What is the most important piece of advice you have ever received?

Everyone deserves to be absolutely adored and that works both ways.

Your idea of misery:

Social media trolls.

What is your present state of mind?

Conscious action and situational luck.

Favorite artist:

Sophie Calle & Felix Gonzales-Torres.

Top Prairie Underground styles:

RZ Cigarette, Above / Below

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