Kate Spade Interview: From J-School to Fashion Designer, Living the New York Dream, and Starting Frances Valentine

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If you’ve scrolled through my Instagram for a hot second, I bet you can assume that I already have my Kate-Spade themed wedding planned on Pinterest (you’ve been warned future hubs)! So when I was invited to interview Kate Spade herself (my inspiration both career-wise and stylistically), I was SHOOK. First Tyra Banks, then an […]

Life Update! | PHX to DSM

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Hi friends! So I’ve been a tad MIA recently, and the blog has pretty much been an Instagram-only situation for the past month or so…but I promise it’s for a huge reason!! If you’ve been following along, you know that I graduated college in May and have been on the job hunt since then. Not […]

London, Paris, Maybe Tokyo? My Study Abroad Experience

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They say studying abroad during college is your best memory in college or the one you regret not doing. Although I have zero dollars left in my bank account, I can say Cronkite Euro 2015 was one hundred percent worth it. I traveled with my journalism school to Milan, Berlin and London for three weeks […]

8 Tips to Make it in Fashion (When You Don’t Live in a Fashion Capital)

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One World Trade Center in New York City is about 2,409 miles away from my current home in Phoenix, but distance didn’t stop me from making connections there. I’m one month away from finishing my junior year of college, and I’ve racked up way more fashion experience than my freshman self imagined. Writing, social media, […]

Teen Vogue Fashion U | Day 3: Graduation Day

I did it! TTYL, Teen Vogue.

Today I didn’t say goodbye to Teen Vogue, I said see you later. Before our last class at Fashion U, I grabbed coffee and a croissant at Aroma café, just a block away from One World Trade Center. The piece of chocolate served with my coffee definitely increased its Yelp stars for me. At 8:30 […]

Teen Vogue Fashion U Recap: Day 2 | Hello One World Trade Center

The moment I've been waiting for.

I woke up at 6 a.m. to a dark, rainy Soho. The honking taxis, grunts of large trucks and the smell of bagels proved that you don’t have to see daylight to know that the city was already wide awake. But what I didn’t see coming was that today would be the best day of […]