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19FIFITYTHREE Is Up!

A Long Road!

It has been a long and amazing road to 19FIFTYTHREE (19FT)! The original concept around 19FT was to create a streetwear brand for the mid-atlantic tomboy. After collecting inspiration, I found myself wanted to do so much more. I wanted to touch on important topics and create pieces other than clothing. 19FT has turned into what I like to call a “Branded Passion Project”. It has blossomed out of three years of inspiration and experience and has finally seen the light of day. Oddly enough, my almost full-time gig as the Lead Designer at Symmetry in Downtown Annapolis has helped me develop consistency in creating. Realizing that 19FT was not ready as a fully functioning brand, I started to do my freelance and contract work under the name. This lead to me working with the Symmetry team as their lead designer. In this past year, I have learned how to best prepare and budget for this adventure called 19FIFTYTHREE.

It’s finally here and I couldn’t be happier. The amazing collaborations, products and stories that are coming out of 19FT are amazing and I can’t wait to share them all with you all! Until then, visit the new site and browse around! Here’s a sneak peak below:


19fiftythree-homepage

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