Wow! I can’t believe I have been living in this crazy wild exciting city for exactly 4 years! Los Angeles is not just a city to me, it has become a place of growth. I moved here from Indiana on March 28, 2012 with three suite cases and a dream. I remember my first day in class at The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising started April 1. So moving here was a world wind of emotions. When I look back on the four years I have reside here in LA I can only describe it as a learning experience of rejection, acceptance, and triumph. I have been through a lot here in LA but one thing that has remained consistent is my love for fashion. Read more
I remember in second grade I cheated on my spelling test. I think the word was ‘knowledge’ or something, but I forgot how to spell it and I knew the boy next to me would have it correct so I glanced at his paper and copied. I also remember trying to convince myself it was ok.
‘It’s just one word.’ No one saw me.’ ‘I don’t need to tell.’
As a class we graded our test right after we completed and I got a 100%. School was soon over and I waited for my mom like all the other kids to come pick me up. As soon as I got in the car I began to cry uncontrollably. Read more