I Got In! London for Spring 2013!

November 20, 2012

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Four years ago, I had no idea that I’d be a South Floridian girl in New England, let alone a South Floridian girl in old England. I’ve been trying to keep it under wraps, but now I’m happy to share with you guys that I got into Central Saint Martins for their study abroad program! CSM is the world’s top-tier fashion design school that hails greats such as Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Zac Posen, M.I.A.(!!!), and the list goes on. Now I’m not saying that I’m anywhere near as talented as these wonderful designers (and musician, haha), but I mean, I go to school so that I can learn how to be the best that I can be. So we’ll see what comes out of this!

Technically speaking, I’m not going into their fashion design school but enrolling in their Graphic Design program, which encompasses illustration. Fashion illustration is something my own school lacks so I’m so enthralled that I’m able to go to the best place I possibly can to learn something so specific.

So, starting this January, Those Things They Said will be operating out of London and I couldn’t be any happier. I can’t wait to be able to share my experiences with you all and I’m glad you guys are along for the ride. Between Facebook friends/fans and Blog/Instagram/Twitter followers, thank you for your support! I can’t help but feel that this blog had opened so many doors for me and it wouldn’t be possible without your encouragement.

I’ll be back in the US in April or May. Just in time for me to be ridiculously homesick, haha.



{ 14 comments… read them below or add one }

Taylor Brione November 20, 2012 at 8:16 am

This is so awesome! Congrats!

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Melanie November 22, 2012 at 10:51 am

Thank you Taylor! I am so excited, hahaha.

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Fisayo November 20, 2012 at 11:41 am

Then you mean Spring 2013. Congrats girl. London is wonderful

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Melanie November 22, 2012 at 10:52 am

Oops, thank you! I fixed it, hahaha. And ahhh, I can’t wait to go. Thank you!

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Saigeeee November 20, 2012 at 5:15 pm

thats too awesome!
i can’t even begin to imagine how inspiring it’ll be to study there.
jealoussss.

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Melanie November 22, 2012 at 10:54 am

Noo, don’t be jealous, hahaha!

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gabriela jimenez November 21, 2012 at 6:45 pm

wao great opportunity

gaby-acentralamericangirl.blogspot.com

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Melanie November 22, 2012 at 10:55 am

Thank you, Gabriela. I can’t wait to go. Also, thank you for stopping by my blog!

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janice November 23, 2012 at 7:43 am

Great post!

Inspiration is what I get from reading your blog,
So that deserves a new follower :)

Love your style and see you as such as good inspiration!!

Please feel free to check out my blog if you have the time

Love,

Janice
the-fashion-milkshake.blogspot.nl

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Melanie November 28, 2012 at 10:08 pm

Hi Janice–thank you for your kind words! It means a lot :) I’ll definitely be checking out your blog. Thank you for stopping by!

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Courtney November 24, 2012 at 8:52 am

Holy shit! Congrats girl! You should be extremely proud of yourself!!

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Melanie November 28, 2012 at 10:18 pm

Haha, I honestly haven’t grasped the supposed awesomeness of this situation. I’m kinda feeling like anyone could get into this program. But thanks :)

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D'ana November 27, 2012 at 10:06 am

Congratulations! You’re going to do major things!

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Melanie November 28, 2012 at 10:11 pm

Thank you, D’ana! I really hope that I will :)

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