2015 Designer

/2015 Designer

Congratulations!

All of our designers did an amazing job!  Each one of them rocked the runway with their final ten piece collection!  For a video from the event visit our YouTube by clicking here! For more photos from the show, visit our Facebook Page here. We would like to congratulate Designer Taylor Rutledge for winning the 2015 Judges' Choice Award!  The judges were wowed by her Alice in Wonderland theme! Congratulations are also in order for Designer Uvana Doran!   Uvana won both the Best Children's Wear Design, as well as, the 2015 Designer of the Year Award with her Harlem Nights [...]

By | 2015-03-24T18:06:55+00:00 March 24th, 2015|

Goodwill Rock the Runway – Designer Cleo Faucette

When I first embarked on this journey with Goodwill Rock the Runway, I must admit I didn't know what to expect. I was first and foremost nerves because i would be competing with several students who younger designers in this arena.  I was also pretty nervous because I hadn't designed a couture piece in many years and wasn't sure if i still had my creative mind to do so. My first couple of visits to the Goodwill were ill shot, there were so many things to look through and pick from that it was overwhelming.  So, I decided to make [...]

By | 2015-02-13T14:12:41+00:00 February 12th, 2015|

Goodwill Rock the Runway – Designer Chloe Bacot

  Goodwill Rock the Runway is all about designers re-purposing clothing found in the Goodwill stores. If you want to hop on the vintage train but up-cycling clothing intimidates you, there are still a ton of things you can find at Goodwill as is. Here are a few of my favorite things I have collected from Goodwill over the years, and surprisingly a good number of designer labels!   Shoes I have found some great vintage heels like these Stuart Weitzman heels pictured…along with a number of Ferragamo flats from the 60s!   Jackets These are three of my favorite coats and [...]

By | 2015-02-10T14:27:17+00:00 February 10th, 2015|

Online Voting is Now Open!

  Rock the Runway online voting is NOW OPEN. Which designs are your favorite so far? Remember you can see each designer's six remaining looks the night of the show! VOTE HERE: --------> http://woobox.com/xcq5bx

By | 2015-01-20T17:39:31+00:00 January 20th, 2015|

Preparing the Royal Court

  Usually, I'm skeptical about letting other eyes peep at my sketches because it's like reading my journal (definitely no eyes allowed). I want to share this sketch, in particular, because I want to explain how my ideation for my theme for the fashion show came to be: For this year's Goodwill Rock the Runway show, my theme is "The Queen's Court " -  a fashionable homage to the Queen of Hearts from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland similarly to Disney's "Alice in Wonderland." Before I decided on my theme, I was having designer's block (similar to the effect of writer's [...]

By | 2015-01-14T20:10:58+00:00 January 14th, 2015|