Over the years, I have kept in touch with former grads of UrbanCouture, UC. Being a ‘senior designer’ is an intense and powerful experience for them and for me. We, parents included, go through so much emotion, stress and excitement as our fashion rock stars are busy creating looks for the runway and producing big events. ts a bonding experience for all.
This summer, I had lunch with Sarah Darrow and her mom Melissa. We talked about moving away for college and fashion careers. I’ve also stayed in contact with Taylor, Savanna, Shelby, Sarah C. and Kelsi, who stopped by to visit this week before she leaves for college next week.
As an educator, it is incredibly rewarding to feel that perhaps you’ve had an impact or made a difference in these young lives – to the point that they want to stay in contact with you.
Yesterday, I met up with UC Designer Claire Buyens and her mom, Jenny, for lunch at Rosebud, in Virginia Highlands. (more…)