The fashion industry is tough. It’s cutthroat, hard work and hosts ruthless competition – and you have to really love it to be in it. I definitely do, I always knew being in fashion was my ‘thing to do’ in life. At 16, I decided to not follow the crowd with A Level exams and university dorms and pursue my dream of becoming a fashion designer. Three years later I left with a degree, the award for “Designer of the Year” and an overwhelming feeling, a question that hung heavily over my head… what now?
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