CLASS OF 2014: Janelle

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I graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University on May 10, 2014! It is the end of an era, and that sounds so unreal to say. I started off as a freshman here, and for the last four years, VCU and the Fashion Department have put me through just about every test imaginable, but it was all worth it. I have had amazing experiences as a student here, made great friends and mentors.

This semester alone has been the best of all four years. I helped produce the annual fashion show, started styling officially and joined CollegeFashionista as a Style Guru. These past few months have been truly amazing although sometimes a little difficult to manage, but that is fashion! I have loved being a Style Guru, and although I have only been for one semester, I have learned so much. CollegeFashionista has forced me to step out of my comfort zone, and to never settle for the average. It will be an adjustment not to search for a student to stop each week, but  I am grateful for the experience to work with the entire CollegeFashionista team.

Now that school is a wrap, the plan is to move to New York at the end of the summer and to get started on this stylist quest. I want to work primarily as an editorial stylist so I am making moves to intern and assist stylists as a start. School is over, but like my professor said, it is only the beginning. Catch you later my loves!


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