Despite, or perhaps because of, my general level of exhaustion, I had two great days at my internship. I’m finding my feet here, and I’m really starting to like it.
The day I get Tilda Swinton into a pair of my heels I will be a rockstar. Designer Achievement Unlocked!
For the first time I am thinking in terms of a collection. After sketching for a couple hours I looked over the ones I liked to see which last shapes I repeated, what heel heights I needed to build more on, and what materials, textures, and colours I could pull across the group. I think being around the design team and helping them work on the collection has actually taught me something...
About My Dad
Around this time of year, when people are gearing up for one holiday or another, my thoughts tend toward an event that changed my life seventeen years ago. On the morning of Dec 25th 1994 my father died unexpectedly. I was nine years old, and the aftershocks of his sudden and bloody death still affect me today. The trauma of the event left me without memories of my childhood before he died. I can...