Long time no see! Many of you that follow me on social media probably know where I’ve been: in the deep end of finishing up my graduate degree! May 25th is the date, 8 p.m. is the time; I’ll be walking across the stage to receive my second degree, a masters in Fashion Marketing. It’s been quite a fun journey, but it has taken me away from my greatest creation for too long. In my time away, I’ve thought long and hard about the direction I would like my site to take and what this could mean for myself and you all.
I created The Runway Times in 2010 in my dorm room at Temple University. It afforded me so many amazing opportunities that I will never forget, but it’s time for a change. My focus has shifted, my vision is different, I’ve grown, and I must be intentional about what I deliver to you. While I love many aspects of the fashion industry, it all boils down to one thing for me: STYLE. When I am watching a runway show at NYFW, or walking down the streets of Philadelphia, you know what I pay the most attention to? It’s not the name strewn across the front of the shirt, or the ratio of when it was released in stores to when the person has it on; it is how they put it all together. The complete look, the artistic approach they took to getting dressed that day.
It does not matter what profession you’re in, either. The Children’s Librarian at my job has the most impeccable sense of style I have ever seen; everyday I’m drooling over her outfit styling and telling her that she just “gets it”. She will definitely be featured on The Style Degree. All in all, I just wanted to make you aware of some of the changes that will be happening over here. We will be putting The Runway Times in a beautiful time capsule, and welcoming The Style Degree to start anew.
I’m excited! I hope you are, too. If you’d like to receive updates, subscribe and posts will be delivered straight to your inbox. Can’t wait to see what’s in store.