The Fashion Research Institute interns from Buffalo State University, Missy & Britt, rounded out their visit on day four. After a long day in the City the previous day, everyone was a little hard to rouse. We put some mileage in, criss-crossing the rag district and searching out the last nuanced trim and detail for their collections.
Packing up, we managed to get everyone into the car and to the train station with 15 minutes to spare – only to discover that the train was running 20 minutes late.
Hosting our interns was a delight. We were very pleased to meet these two charming young women in person. We are looking forward to their Spring break, when they will return for help with their final run-up to turning in their collection.
Our interns had the opportunity to learn first hand about New York, the fashion capital of the world and about how the apparel industry works;. We had a chance to make sure they located everything they needed for their collections; and they had in-depth tutoring on developing their portfolio for future endeavors.
It was a great trip, and we were very sorry to wave good-bye at the train station.
Of course, now the fun (or hard) part begins: constructing the garments for the two versions of Runway 3.0 and developing the visual story for their portfolios. Britt and Missy will be back in six weeks for their Spring Break, where we’ll help with the technical design of their collections.