|Joe Zee - host, ALL ON THE LINE|
A couple of weeks ago I received an email from my stylist friend Steffany Allen about an awesome opportunity. Joe Zee, the fashion personality and creative director of Elle magazine, tweeted that the producers of his reality show, All On The Line, were searching for the next batch of "veteran" fashion designers to participate on the show's upcoming season. Only a month earlier, Ingrid, my co-worker at the plantation, mentioned All On The Line was something I should check out. When two or more people make the same suggestion, I believe that the universe is speaking to me. And I need to listen.
If chosen, I would present my collection to buyers of a reputable store and it would, in all likelihood, be picked up by that store. With a wave of Joe Zee's magic wand, my line would be refreshed, relevant, and ready for retail. Now with a distribution channel for my label, curvy women would finally have a way to purchase my designs. That idea really appealed to me. So I sent an email post haste. Here is what I wrote: