Stephanie Kolanko's Profile
New to the scene, Rhode Island based designer, Stephanie Kolanko, has her goals set high. A recent graduate from the Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design department at the University of Rhode Island, she always had a love for the arts and fashion design. Constantly learning new techniques and methods, this independent designer draws inspiration from everywhere.
Learning as much as she could, her subjects studied while at URI ranged from the construction of garments, art classes, photography, to floral design. Anything that involved a creative mind was intriguing.
Travel has always been a passion as well. After spending a month in Lyon, France, a fascination with high end fashion and small artist communities took hold. Visiting museums and trips to luxury fashion houses and boutiques inspired aspirations to run her own business one day. Not being able to stay away, Stephanie returned to…
- Born on November 26
- Joined February 25, 2012