Big Apple Dreaming

"New York Is The Only Real City" – Truman Capote

“In Interviews You Learn More About Yourself Than The Person Learns About You” – William Shatner

Interviewing on the New York fashion scene is a funny thing, it can go one of two ways. You can be met with the harsh fashion executive who is straight down to business whilst giving you a glacial glare implying that you bore them; or you can be met with the overly peppy fashionista who thinks you are ‘just great’ and says how great it is that you could come in and hopes you have a great day.

More often than not I have been met with the first half of these interviewers, the ones that makes you want to run away screaming. However, in order to get a job, I am obviously going to have to be interviewed. So, I pull it together, rehearse my perfected personal statement and brace myself…


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“My Doctor Told Me To Stop Having Intimate Dinners For 4. Unless There Are 3 Other People” – Orson Welles

Earlier today I shared a joke with my sister that had me in stitches; I know you aren’t supposed to laugh at your own material but I felt it was worth sharing. Here is one of my many action plans for losing weight and getting bikini ready…

Step Number 1: Adopt This Attitude:


Step Number 2: Adopt The Above Mantra For This Reason:


A Relationship Isn’t Going To Make Me Survive. It’s The Cherry On Top” – Jennifer Aniston

Ever since my move to New York, friends I’ve made here and friends from back home constantly grill me about my love life and the boys.. or men? I have met out here. Why don’t I have a boyfriend, who am I sleeping with etc etc…

Do I meet a lot of guys? Sure. Do I want to date any of them? Not right now.. This might sound utterly ridiculous for someone in their early twenties, when all you should be doing is dating and attempting to meet the man of your dreams. However, for me right now, I want to focus on what I want for my career. It is just too stressful to deal with the ups and downs and rejections of trying to find a stable entry-level job, without adding relationship drama to the mix.


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