Storm is a candidate for bfa in fashion design at kent state university, on-track to graduate in May of 2019.
Originally from the small town of monongahela pennsylvania, storm spent two semesters studying away in both New York City and Florence, Italy.
She interned in technical design at rebecca taylor in the fall of 2017, where she had several important duties, including overseeing fittings and taking fit notes. Storm enjoys getting to fit garments on models, as she believes everyone deserves beautiful, well-fitting clothing.
She also interned in product development at Macy’s in the summer of 2018. in addition to her roles on the product development team for in-house men’s brand american rag, she took classes through the company on a wide range of subjects, including finance, excel, and understanding the consumer. She appreciates the vast amount of learning and skill sets she inherited from the company, and enjoyed living and working in New York City.
Besides just designing clothing, storm also is a very passionate advocate for feminism and body positivity. She often uses her collections as a vessel for this message, and designs inclusive collections that target a diverse group of women. She found her true calling in bringing awareness to people who do not yet have the confidence to do that for themselves. She credits her years of retail sales for her distinct focus on the customer during her design process. She is also very passionate about sustainability and diversity.
Storm also has a passion for surface design, and loves to work with patterns, prints, and embellishments. She prides herself in the hand skills she has, including embroidery and screen printing. Storm has a love of antiques and vintage clothing, and considers herself a thrift-shopping expert. An avid experiential learner, she often travels and loves to experience new cultures and people. Her maximalist aesthetic is how she brings happiness and eccentricity into everyday life.
Storm was featured in an article on StudyBreaks.com in 2017.