This year’s Flying Solo: Thinking Outside of the Box Fashion Show sponsored by my high school was as amazing success! We had participation from many professional and emerging designers from Philadelphia to New York City including Pamela Ptak, Daniel Silverstein, Bianca-Rachelle, BlckBts and Agashi to name a few. But one of my favorites this year were the dresses provided to us from Emmy winning television star, #Carson Kressley! The easy to wear maxi dresses from his Love, Carson? Spring collection are perfection. Thanks Carson for your support. You rock!
This is important. Very important. We need to all take responsibility for not only our designs but how and where they are manufactured! #ethical manufacturing #mojo-fashions
Individual empowerment requires taking action to make the world a healthier place for others, not just ourselves!
Fashion bloggers in the Netherlands were given the chance to see where their clothing originates by working in sweatshops. Check it out: Examiner.com/article/reality-tv-show-sends-fashion-bloggers-to-work-sweatshop
Do you LOVE fashion, but dislike the unsustainable fashion industry? I do. Expressing ourselves with fashion is a fun and healthy way to enjoy life. But the fashion industry is all about appearances, not expression and that’s unhealthy. This is one of many reasons why I didn’t follow through with a career in fashion. Mass produced fashion is an industry that is unhealthy, unsustainable and basically pointless. As someone who used to love shopping for sales so I could have trendy clothes I no longer want any part of it. I hardly shop at all these days. I prefer to buy second-hand or sustainable made clothing when it’s affordable.
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I know I am a little late in posting this, but I have been a bit busy preparing for my schools 4th Annual #Flying Solo: Thinking Outside of the Box Fashion Show. I am really proud to have had one of my outfits featured on Channel 69/WFMZ and to have been one of the student designers selected as a spokesperson for this event. More photo’s from the event will be posted soon! WFMZ Interview
It is official!! I may be only 17, but I finally got up the courage and decided to just to GO FOR IT. My mom (I mean our CEO) and I recently entered the Shopify and Huffington Post Small Biz Build-a-Business competition. Our site brings together two of my favorite things in the entire universe: Art and Fashion. Check it out http://www.mojo-fashions.myshopify.com. Would love your feedback and of course would greatly appreciate your sharing the love by passing it on! Winner will receive cash to help grow their business and will work with a mentor for guidance! In the Fashion category it is Daymond John (@TheSharkDaymond)! I really want to win this. Thanks to all of our fans and supporters. We LOVE you and appreciate your continued encouragement. Remember, B Brilliant, B Amazing, B U!
$740 – harrods.com
$16 – pullandbear.com
$150 – theoutnet.com
$350 – net-a-porter.com
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I normally try to stay away from controversy and politics, but as an owner of a children’s clothing company, I feel we have a responsibility to protect children and create clothing that promotes a positive self image. I am personally disgusted by #Urban Outfitters t-shirt promoting depression. While they have agreed to take the product off the shelves, the fact that they manufactured the product in the first place shows the company’s insensitivity and focus more on profits than on caring.
Check out this article on Fashionista!
Berks County fashion designer, Justin Orlick, 17, finds inspiration in Third World Travels
I have been fortunate and blessed to travel to many third world countries to provide volunteer support for sustainability projects and education programs. I have travelled to Thailand, Vietnam and Peru. I have also travelled throughout Europe including Italy and France. I am always amazed by the people and inspired by the colors, textures, textiles and art around me. Whenever possible I try to incorporate these elements into my designs.
I am so honored to be featured in this Reading Eagle article.
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Mojo-Fashion’s is in the News! Check out the article on the LadyBowTie Blog.