No one ever said starting your own fashion line was easy. Just ask 24-year-old Filipino-American womenswear designer, Ryan Jordan. Lada Gaga scooped up a few pieces of Jordan’s senior thesis collection from Parson and now he’s working on his first collection which he presents tonight. But it’s not as simple as that. Getting a few pieces worn by Lady Gaga does not an overnight success make. Jordan’s learned that the hard way.
We spoke to the NYFW newbie as he prepped for his first-ever show.