design

how a trunk show could save a designer’s sanity

11 April 2011
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as the days turn into nights and my big deadline draws scarily close, i’m getting so stressed and have the worst panic attacks at times. after dropping off a pair of my sequined harem pants at the patricia field boutique on friday (i sell my sequined harems there), i went with one of my good [...]

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debuting at debut nyc!

29 September 2010
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a group of 10 designers from parsons were selected to show their collections at debut nyc, a store in downtown new york. i was one of the lucky ones, and there was a little party to say hi and meet everyone! our garments were on display in the store for a little over a week. [...]

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judgement day – parsons thesis review

15 August 2010
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boy oh boy. add a headache to a shaky voice plus quivering knees and a blank mind, and what you get is the bunch of us retarded, scared shitless people. people who were sweating buckets while waiting in line at the gates of heaven for the angels to tell us if we get through, or [...]

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LVMH on governors island

10 July 2010
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a little while ago, the finale to the LVMH x parsons project: the art of craftsmanship revisited, was held on governors island. such a long period of time had gone by since the fashion show that was held at milk studios during new york fashion week. so towards the end of may, without anything much [...]

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LVMH x Parsons = my first foray as a designer into new york fashion week!

26 February 2010
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oh hello hello hello, remember me? i must have fallen off your blog radar a super long time ago with my lack of consistent postings. but i really have good reason! for the last few months, i have been completely absorbed – mind, body and soul – into this project that has really been the [...]

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thesis collection: sketching, fabric choices, and final edits

23 October 2009
thesis collection

after all that thinking and narrowing down of the direction and inspirations i wanted to take with my thesis collection and also my market and customer, my next step was the most painful one. doing sketches and then editing them. design croquis well, sketches, or croquis as we call them, aren’t so bad. croquis are [...]

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