Having migrated to NYC from Puebla Mexico, most of his work has been seen in and around NYC. However, in early 2019, he took his passion to another fashion city, Columbus, Ohio. After researching and visiting, he found that not only was Columbus a warm and welcoming city, mid-western yet cosmopolitan and progressive, complete with a thriving start-up and entrepreneurial support structure, but it also was the third-largest home of resident fashion designers, outside of NYC and LA, due to the multiple international brands which are headquartered there, such as Victoria’s Secret, Abercrombie and Fitch, Designer Shoe Warehouse, Justice, Lane Bryant, and many others. Additionally, with multiple non-stop flights back and forth to NYC (which actually take less than 1 hour), he can come and go frequently, maintaining connections, networking, and visiting friends, family and colleagues.
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KENNEDYJ . GILBERTSON THE PLATFORM MAGAZINE
GIVE THANKS FOR BUDGETING EARLY
HI TECH MODA FASHION FORWARD INNOVATION
November is fashion month here at the magazine so I thought I would write about a great organization that promotes not only the latest styles and models but also fabulous up and coming designers.
FERRET CAMPOS NEW YORK
Ferret Campos has been designing unique and eye-catching women’s clothing since 2013.
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The word “Love” is such a powerful definition in its own right that it doesn’t require further clarification.
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KENNEDY J . GILBERTSON
What is it about fall that makes it one of the most loved seasons of the year? The summer heat starts to disappear, the trees change colors, and suddenly there are more excuses than ever to be outside. Maybe you have vivid memories of leaping into a pile of red and yellow leaves, roasting marshmallows over a crackling fire, or playing football in the backyard. And then there’s Halloween…
Jeff Smith "WishMan" Make A Wish Foundation
Go ahead, “make a wish” !!! Since 1980, the Make a WishFoundation has granted wishes to more than 450,000 children around the world.
The Judges Point Of View
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CK Chitali Kudtarkar India, Soul Talk
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The Big Chill
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THE EDSEL, QUIBI AND CNN+? NEW ADDITION TO BUSINESS FAILURES
The Edsel. Quibi. New Coke. The Segway. DeLorean sports cars. The pantheon of colossal business failures has a new member in the CNN+ streaming service.
KIMS BUTT IS BACK!
2019: FLAUNTING HER FANNY, 2021: DEFLATED DERRIERE!, 2022: RESTORED RUMP
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How New Robin Hood CEO Buery Plans to Fight NYC Poverty
Richard R. Buery Jr., is starting his first full year as CEO of Robin Hood. But he’s no stranger to New York City’s largest poverty-fighting organization.
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TARA WILSON IS AT A CROSSROADS AS MORE WOMEN COME FORWARD WITH ALLEGATIONS AGAINST HER HUSBAND.
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THE FALLOUT CONTINUES AS WOMEN COME FORWARD WITH DISTURBING ALLEGATIONS.
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It's His Town Now
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