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At Last

November 20, 2015

2015 has brought so many changes. Some were hard, like the passing of my sweet Papa Terry. And other changes were good, like me leaving my corporate design job. While I loved my job, I felt free when I left. Free to do my own thing and feel really inspired again. People ask me if I miss my job, and to be honest, I don’t. I only miss the people. I am so grateful for my time there, but am so happy for the new chapter I am in.

It’s liberating. 

With leaving my job, came the biggest change, working full time for my own label Cove. At last, I am doing my own thing and I couldn’t be happier. I think that is why I started this blog, so that I could share my journey of going after my own label. And while it’s happening, trust me, there is so much to learn and be worked out. It’s hard work taking chances. But as Will Smith said, “Being realistic is the most common path to mediocrity.” If you don’t take chances, things don’t ever really improve. I am all for going for it, and with Cove, I know it’s going to be worth it. Cove couldn’t be a more perfect fit for me. It’s all I know in life wrapped into one pretty package.

I have only talked about Cove on my blog once here (crazy cause it takes up most all my time). So for those of you who don’t know, Cove is a dancewear line for the Guys & Gals designed by yours truly! I have been working on Cove ever since I graduated from FIT. It’s been a long time in the making. And now it is here. Everything in life has lead me to Cove. As most of you know, I grew up dancing my entire life & even danced professionally full time in LA for a few years after high school. But knowing that I wanted a career with more structure, I followed my passion for design and went to FIT where I graduated with my degree in Fashion Design. Now, through Cove, I am combining my two worlds of dance and fashion into one. It is the perfect fit. At last, it is my everything.

I never planned to do a dancewear line in my life. It kind of happened naturally and found me really. God, like always, showed me what he really had planned and it’s everything I never knew I wanted. Funny how life works like that sometimes. You can see the entire collection on covewear.com. And even if you’re not a “dancer” this is activewear too! So knock yourself out with cute work out clothes! The Muscle Tee is one of my favorites for the gym! But the Mesh Leotard is my ultimate favorite! I even wear it to the gym and pool! That’s right, it can be worn to swim in! Win win.

You guys, my apartment doesn’t even look like this anymore! These photos were taken so long ago!

So that is my long catch up of some changes 2015 brought me. Through the ups and downs, it has been a great year. One I will always remember. If you want to follow Cove, check out our new Blog here! I am sure it is where I will be blogging more, so be sure to follow along. Also, check us out on Instagram & Twitter @covewearnyc. Happy weekend everyone (aka Mom)!