Taylor Rutledge

//Taylor Rutledge


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 | 2015-03-24T18:06:55-04:00 March 24th, 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 | 2015-01-20T17:39:31-05:00 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 | 2015-01-14T20:10:58-05:00 January 14th, 2015|

How did I get here?

For me, timing has always been an irregular phenomenon. When I first applied to be a designer for the Goodwill Triad fashion show, I felt I had proved myself to be accountable and worthy to rock the runway. However, my timing was just a bit off. I realized I couldn't even be considered to be a designer for the show because I had not submitted my application in on time. I was discouraged and decided to let it go because, at that time, nothing could change my situation. Four months later, I receive an email from a fellow student, leader [...]

By | 2014-11-14T14:44:06-05:00 November 19th, 2014|