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Sami Martin Sarmiento has a library of character and fashion images creating an on-going theater production in her mind.  She was heavily influenced by her mother's wardrobe (which she constantly reinvented using baste stitching to keep from destroying the clothes) and her father’s collection of hundreds of laser disc and VHS movies.

Sami has worked as a designer and style consultant in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York.  She has worked privately for individual clients as well as on commercial, television and music video sets.  She consulted and hosted webisodes featuring fashion trends for SomaGirls.TV in San Francisco and styled the Skin Lingerie spring 2010 runway show for presentation during New York's Fashion week.  She has styled for the Disney Channel and also was on Shakira’s style team for her red carpet and Grammy performance.  She has also designed modern dance costumes for the Liz Gerring and Todd Williams dance companies.

Prior to her West Coast migration, Sami was the founder and designer for EUCLiD, her own New York based lingerie label. She developed the company for seven years, managed sales and marketing and had her designs featured on the cover of Maxim Magazine, consistently in the pages of Lucky Magazine, on a featured segment of SiTV's “StylEyes”, and in many other national editorial publications. Her collection was sold across the United States, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia.  The quality was so impeccable that Parker Posey said “I’m going to frame my [EUCLiD Sumi Bra and Pantie set] in my bathroom”.  Sami debuted her collections during fashion week in New York and Paris using video installations with dancers as a means of expressing her inspiration.

Sami made her entry into film with the indie feature "Tweaker with an Axe" (assistant costume designer) and the dark comedy short "Help Wanted" (key costume designer). More recently, she completed work as the costume designer for "Clara's Carma", a short comedy film directed by Robert Brinkmann, starring Stephen Tobolowsky and Alex Dawson and featured on Pro IMBD.

She studied fashion design and European costume history in Paris through her studies at Parsons School of Design and also graduated from their New York school.  In her junior year, she completed a one-year internship at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Sami Martin Sarmiento loves to express moods, stories and characters through clothing. She has the ability to capture the spirit of her subject and translate it to an individual's unique style.