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 [...]

MEET KATHERINE SAJE – A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR

MEET KATHERINE  SAJE – A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR

Katherine Saje (preferred Kat for short 🙂 ) is not a force to be reckoned with. She dreams wild and nothing stops her from pursuing it. She is "originally from Hong Kong" and "moved to NYC as an international student in 2018 to chase the NYC lifestyle" after falling in love with the city in [...]

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 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 [...]