Friday, July 11, 2014

Women’s College Alumna Named Designer of the Month by College Fashionista

Meet Satya Twena ’05 from Wellesley College!

“ . . . Twena majored in psychology and women’s studies and played varsity soccer at Wellesley, and went on to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons School of Design. She was working for an interior design company in New York City in 2010 when she took a hat-making class.

Making hats for fun—and then for a purpose, when her mother was in chemotherapy and lost her hair—became something of an obsession for Twena. She started selling hats from her apartment and a friend’s boutique, but soon discovered she couldn’t keep up with demand by hand-making each one. She found a venerable factory in Manhattan called Makins that still made hats largely by hand and could handle the volume she needed.”
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