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Attending my first local & pop-up shop event since my move to Quebec as a footwear designer
As time progresses, I become more accustomed to the processes of the footwear industry, and I learn what it takes to keep the momentum of my brand steady. In order to keep rising and flourishing, I have to delve deeper into the habit of extended planning and anticipation- I’m talking months ahead, to avoid dormantContinue reading “The Journey to Molly: Working On The GR 2 & GR 3 Prototypes”
By now, I’m sure a lot of you have seen The GR1 by MOLLY on the Flying Solo NYFW runway! And if you haven’t… Hellooo?? seriously?! What’s the hold up? Lol jk. But for real, go check out some of the hottest runway flicks with my footwear neoww! Having to determine what styling options IContinue reading “The Journey To Molly: Showing In NYFW FW ’22 – The Recap [AND] The Aftermath!”
NYFW is just around the corner and one of MOLLY’s biggest career milestones is quickly approaching! Come with me as I share my experience securing a coveted spot at the Flying Solo 2022 NYFW show !
Today, I’ll be sharing a sketch map detailing some of the different ways the interchangeable silhouettes of The Gemini Rebirth 1 can be styled, as well as the individual 3-in-1 looks for each pair… Enjoy! The GR1 – OLIVE/VERT (left); The GR1 – OLIVE/VERT – SLIPPER (right) The GR1 – OLIVE/VERT – Lace-Up Sandal TheContinue reading “Illustrations: The GR1 by MOLLY”
Yes, yes, yeees! And… no. After 8 months of working tirelessly on the first model in The Gemini Rebirth collection, The GR1, 1 month awaiting my shipment, and nearly 2 weeks having to wait for clearance with customs, I finally received all 250 handcrafted pairs! If you’ve read any of my earlier posts such asContinue reading “The Journey To Molly: Are We There Yet???”
During my design & discovery journey, I found myself in situations where I was overly eager to gain more knowledge and experience in various aspects of the footwear industry. This often led me to explore job openings ranging from lower levels to top tier positions in established brands. At some point, I would have killedContinue reading “Let’s Talk Real Life: Reflecting On Failed Job Offers And Dealing With Redirections”
At the start of my Journey to Molly in 2018, I was straggling the fence about whether or not I would like my brand to remain exclusively one-of-one custom pieces or to mass produce and share these unique and intricate designs with a larger, still limited, number of sole lovers. It was one hell ofContinue reading “The Journey To Molly: Manufacturing Mishaps & Plummeted Partnerships.”
After months of nervous waiting, I am glad to share that Molly can now be addressed as an award-winning brand! Of 46,222 submissions, The Gemini Rebirth proudly holds 1 of 3 winning spots in the 2019-2020 Footwear, Shoes and Boots Design Award Category for The A’ Design Award Competition. It is the world’s largest designContinue reading “The Journey To Molly: Winning The Prestigious A’ Design Award”