REFLECTING ON 2020

REFLECTING ON 2020

Annie: This year, I was given the privilege to not only confront my personal demons, but also societal demons. We faced so many challenges together that prompted many of us to grow, even if it was uncomfortable. Challenges that ranged from the pandemic to systemic racism to the presidential election. It was a gruesome year, [...]

HUSTLE CULTURE – GOOD? BAD? RIGHT WAY TO DO IT?

HUSTLE CULTURE – GOOD? BAD? RIGHT WAY TO DO IT?

Have you ever wondered why you feel this need to hustle? And if you are hustling, do you wonder why you're always tired and burning out? Do you ever wonder if you're even hustling right?  In this episode, I'll talk about my experience as a hustler in NYC, the epicenter of the hustle culture, and [...]

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 [...]