What happens when the world as you know it goes overboard?
“Precariously draped over the edge of a small boat, both seasick and unemployed in the Galápagos, my camera with a months worth of inspiration fell into the ocean.
Miserably delirious at that point, I wondered if there’s a survival guide for creatives and vowed to do something about it.
Natural Selection is a resource for evolving life in fashion as inspiration for transformation. It shares the journey of one creative and the stories of others.
Channy, a Brooklyn resident by way of El Monte, California, studied at Otis College of Art & Design, receiving a BFA in Fashion Design and was Designer of the Year in her graduating class.
After the last company she worked at shuttered, Channy dropped out of New York and wandered for a bit in the Galápagos Islands. Along the way she learned to snorkel, do away with hot showers, and tame a classroom of six to thirteen year old’s with non-existent Spanish skills.
When her camera went overboard in Ecuador, her sister gifted a simple point and shoot to tell her story.
She makes stuff as she goes along and found most days exploring Brooklyn and Manhattan.