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, [...]

MEET GABE- THE AMBITIOUS PHOTOGRAPHER

MEET GABE- THE AMBITIOUS PHOTOGRAPHER

We are often told that education is the foundation of success, that without a college degree, failure in the “real world” is inevitable. While this may prove true for some individuals, Gabe Lucero believed that education interrupted his pursuit of creative knowledge. In 2017, he attended the Fashion Institute of Technology as a photography major, [...]

MEET SYDNEY LEE – A PASSIONATE NYC CREATIVE

MEET SYDNEY LEE – A PASSIONATE NYC CREATIVE

Sydney Lee is a 20-year-old creative based in New York. Although she identifies as a creative, she explains that it's not her full-time job, at least not yet, "Now that’s not my job, I wish it was but instead it’s more of what I would view myself as. However, there is no way I’m taking [...]

MEET DACIA – CEO OF CHILLOLOGY

MEET DACIA – CEO OF CHILLOLOGY

Dacia (day-see-a) is one of the most passionate and hardworking women you will meet in your lifetime. However, no matter the success and acclamation, she remains humble in her ways. She considers herself to be an "Island Gyal" as she was born and raised on the island of Jamaica, "(it's) where I spent most of [...]

MEET JULIE – A FASHION STUDENT WITH A BIG HEART

MEET JULIE – A FASHION STUDENT WITH A BIG HEART

Julie Jia (Shuhan Jia) is a young dreamer that lights up any room she walks in just by being herself. At the age of eight, she came to America with her family. Starting a new life here meant to take the opportunities that came her way. She is currently a student at the Fashion Institute [...]

MEET ALLISON KO – NYC FASHION DESIGNER

MEET ALLISON KO – NYC FASHION DESIGNER

When you meet Allison Ko, she has a way of making you feel special. She gives everyone the care and attention they deserve, equally and happily so. Going back to her youth, she was born and raised in Houston, Texas, she said, "(that's) something that I laugh at but am overall proud to say." She [...]