MEET ALEXANDRA LYND – A NOVELIST AND FASHION JOURNALIST

MEET ALEXANDRA LYND – A NOVELIST AND FASHION JOURNALIST

Writing is an essential part of our lives. It's the way we communicate and learn about the world around us. You're reading a piece of writing right now! For Alexandra Lynd, her love for writing is transparent as she decides that she will write for a living, in every sense of the word. She grew [...]

MEET JAMIE – CREATOR OF SHOP PEACHY APRICOTS

MEET JAMIE – CREATOR OF SHOP PEACHY APRICOTS

Have you considered starting an eco-friendly business? Well, it doesn't have to be complicated! Jamie started Shop Peachy Apricots to sell thrifted clothing and she's doing amazing at it. Jamie was raised in Malaysia and Singapore. She moved to the United States in 2018 for college and is currently in her final year for Biomedical [...]

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 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 [...]