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The Story of Blind Eyed

I am Melanie Summers, the creative genius and visionary behind Blind Eyed, a brand that is as unique as its name suggests. Blind Eyed is not just a clothing line; it's a testament to my resilience, my creativity, and my refusal to let life's curveballs define me.

You see, I am legally blind and have lost much of my central vision, due to a rare genetic eye condition called Stargardt's Disease.   But hey, who needs perfect vision when you've got an unquenchable spirit and an eye for the extraordinary?

Blind Eyed is my canvas where I paint with ice instead of brushes. Ice dyeing is an art form that doesn't demand the precision of a surgeon or the eyesight of an eagle. It's forgiving, much like life should be. It allows me to create without boundaries, without rules, and most importantly, without fear.

My journey into the world of ice dyeing began quite innocuously. For years, I would tie-dye my family's stained clothes to extend their life span. It was like giving them a second chance at life - a bit like what I was doing for myself. What started as a fun family activity soon morphed into a passion that consumed me and continues to evolve with each passing day.

At Blind Eyed, every piece of clothing or artwork is more than just an item; it's a story waiting to be told. Each design is one-of-a-kind - just like the people who wear them. My creations are not just about rebellion against the norm or sophistication for its own sake; they're about blurring the lines between the two.

My goal? To create pieces that are as unique as each individual who wears them. Pieces that make you stand out in a crowd but also blend seamlessly into it. Pieces that scream 'rebellion' but whisper 'sophistication'. Pieces that are as multifaceted and complex as the human spirit.


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