As a fashion student, I've been groomed to admire the work of the European greats. The simplicity of Chanel! The architecture of Balenciaga! But as of late, the antics of the luxury brands haven’t been awe-inspiring.
You are a gift and a curse, Forever 21. For today, while you are friendly companion to my pitiful grad school budget, one day you will become the antithesis of everything I stand for, as a newly-minted fashion designer.