SIX YOUNG FASHION DESIGNERS WHO STARTED THEIR OWN BRANDS

SIX YOUNG FASHION DESIGNERS WHO STARTED THEIR OWN BRANDS

Starting a company is not easy but it's not impossible. Will it come with trials and tribulations? Yes, but so does a lot of things in life. ANDWHY wants to be here to inspire you to do the things you have dreamed of and to share stories and examples of people who are doing so. [...]

MEET FERNANDO – A SELF TAUGHT ILLUSTRATOR FROM DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

MEET FERNANDO –  A SELF TAUGHT ILLUSTRATOR FROM DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Let's start with the cool stuff. Fernando was born and raised in Dominican Republic (DR), learned English on his own, taught himself illustration, and has a lot of creative skills. Although he isn't completely sure what he is professionally right now, he is currently working on finding a balance between all his creative work, "I [...]

MEET SHARON KIM – A MOTIVATIONAL FORCE

MEET SHARON KIM – A MOTIVATIONAL FORCE

It's not abnormal that people find themselves switching their careers when they previously believed their plans are set in place. Sharon Kim is no exception as she is "a previous fashion designer turned UX designer studying at Parsons in NYC." Born and raised in New York by people she continues to look up to, "two loving, [...]

MEET EMILY HONG – YOUNG FASHION DESIGNER IN NYC

MEET EMILY HONG – YOUNG FASHION DESIGNER IN NYC

Emily Hong became a fashion designer because it gave her a way to express herself creatively. It also gave her a way to connect with others. She explained why fashion design drew her in, "Growing up I was very shy and I had a hard time speaking in general, but after I started exploring fashion, [...]

INTRODUCING GRACE- OUR NEW CONTRIBUTOR

INTRODUCING GRACE- OUR NEW CONTRIBUTOR

Hey, everyone! My name is Grace. I currently reside in New York City. I’m going into my sophomore year at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where I’m pursuing a degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications.  My appreciation for fashion began in middle school. After being forced to wear a uniform throughout elementary school, I could [...]