At a very young age, I was introduced to fashion by visiting my grandmother’s knit shop in Chicago. My earliest memories were going to her shop every Sunday where I would spend hours gazing over the array of yarn colors and fabrics. It was during those visits that I immersed myself in the world of fashion. My love for it came naturally as it brought profound comfort during my childhood.
For me, the Thanksgiving holiday is synonymous with expressing gratitude. As a child it was the one time of year we got together as a family to go around the table to express what we were thankful for. I remember it always made me feel good to hear what others were thankful about along with me expressing myself. The idea of our family uniting in this fashion for a moment bonded us, and it felt great.Continue reading