03 March, 2010

Falcon Newspaper

Senior Jongeun Kim shows her design portfolio. Kim is competing in the Comcast Student Fashion Designer Competition.
Photo credit: SCOTT STRANNIGAN/The Falcon.
Senior succeeding in designing world
By MEGAN LANDIES, Features Writer
Published: March 3, 2010
Many students hope to graduate with at least some internship experience and an amazing resume. However, most students are not able to enter their profession or make a name before they graduate.
On Feb. 11, senior Jongeun Kim competed against 10 other students in the Comcast Student Fashion Designer Competition and qualified for the second round. Winning this competition could determine Kim's career as a distinguished fashion designer.
Seattle Fashion Week spans from May 8 to 15. If Kim wins the Comcast Student Fashion Designer Competition, she will have the opportunity to showcase her line of 15 garments alongside many major designers during the fashion week.
The event attracts over 1,000 attendees; most of whom are buyers, media and industry leaders. The fashion week also gives consumers their first look at emerging trends and gives designers invaluable publicity..............................................
When creating her line, Kim visualized her theme of inspiration.
"I usually spend more time thinking about the concept and design than actually sewing," she said. Although she cares about the quality of the garment, Kim thinks it is the strong and creative ideas that make her line unique.........................

If you want to read more, check this link!
Fashion student enters competition..

Thank you Megan :)

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