My freelance writing work for Encounter Magazine of Omaha Publications.


Brand R/evolution

Fashion Designer Hannah Nodskov Avoids Burn Out

In the fall of 2016, Hannah Nodskov was in her final semester at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, studyingentrepreneurship and marketing. She was also having a “weird crisis,” as she calls it. Her…

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Fashion In Business Settings

Business suits and sneakers—are either acceptable?

The worst thing I saw someone wear in a professional setting was a mini skirt with a backless blouse and tattoosshowing when accepting an award,” says Gretchen Twohig, a lawyer at Blue Cross Blue…


Breanne Reiss’ Technicolor World

Breanne Reiss

A 21st-century lady of leisure, Lincoln-based  comfort clothing super-fan Breanne Reiss designs funky casual fashion for her technicolor world. Reiss’s clothing label, Sweatshirt of the Month Club, may look like it came from another planet,…

 07 March 2018- Gabriella Quiroz is photographed at her studio in Hot Shops for Encounter Magazine.

Where Pink Pigeons Fly

& Gabi Quiroz's Art Finds Wings

Coming from a very artistic family, Gabi Quiroz’s parents always encouraged her creative endeavors. Her mothertaught her to shade, her father used to draw, her grandmother quilts, and she has an aunt who draws…


Agustin Delgado

Making the Dream(y) Work

Agustin Delgado is humble when talking about his work, yet when you see his red-carpet-worthy designs walk therunway, you would never guess the man behind these ethereal, bold looks is quite shy. Growing up…