Kim Dylla

June 8, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Second Street Gallery

part of a series on Craft


About the speaker

Kim Dylla is a designer, metal vocalist, and entrepreneur who left her career in academia in 2012 to found Kylla Custom Rock Wear, a stage clothing company that now provides clothing to rockstars, wrestlers, and fans in 52 countries and more from right here in Charlottesville, VA. Their clients include such heavyweights as the WWE, Alice Cooper, Journey, and many many heavy metal bands including Rob Zombie, Machine Head, Arch Enemy, Candlemass, Kreator and more!

A metal singer herself for such bands as GWAR, Kung Fu Dykes, A Winter Lost, and Thismeansyou, Dylla channels her post-apocalyptic aesthetic and knowledge of performance into each piece she designs. A marriage of fashion design, small business entrepreneurship, and heavy metal style, Kylla Custom Rock Wear is determined to make the world feel like rockstars in their high quality and custom-made designs. A metal singer herself for such bands as GWAR, Kung Fu Dykes, A Winter Lost, and Thismeansyou, Dylla channels her post-apocalyptic aesthetic and knowledge of performance into each piece she designs. A marriage of fashion design, small business entrepreneurship, and heavy metal style, Kylla Custom Rock Wear is determined to make the world feel like rockstars in their high quality and custom-made designs.

Image: Sanjay Suchak/courtesy of Kim Dylla

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Second Street Gallery is committed to offering Charlottesville and the central Virginia region leading-edge new art in perspective and context, and to fostering an active and open appreciation of this art by directly engaging the issues surrounding works by the best contemporary artists in the field.

Second Street Gallery is located at 115 Second Street SE Charlottesville, VA 22902.

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