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Gina Moorhead

Gina MoorheadFashion Designer and Owner at Gina Marie

 

Seattle

Fashion Design major 2007

As a fashion designer, Moorhead has the ability to travel around the world, exercise her creativity, and help and collaborate with colleagues while her projects and vision evolve.

How does your time at SPU connect to the work you’re doing today?

SPU gave me the experience and exposure to corporate and independent designers in the fashion industry. Having this knowledge base has been instrumental to my understanding of a multifaceted culture and the growth of my business.

Who made a difference in your SPU education?

Dr. Sharleen Kato and Dr. Jaeil Lee. Both head of the Family and Consumer Sciences and Fashion Design departments, respectively. I was always warmly welcomed in for office hours and beyond for an engaging conversation. They made me feel like a part of the family and an influential young force in the future of the fashion industry.

What advice do you have for students about life after graduation?

Be good to yourself and others. Endure, ride the wave, finish what you started, navigate uncharted territory, don’t be so quick to give up, surrender, stay true to your vision, and don’t grow up too fast. It all takes time.

 

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