The Perks of Being A Bridal Design Intern

Posted in: Blog Uncategorized Nov 14 2014

Meet Elizabeth Pogas, a fashion design major from Hatfield, Pennsylvania. Elizabeth is a junior at Drexel University, and she is currently working on her co-op here at Priscilla Costa. She has always been drawn to bridal design, and loved the idea of working in a small couture atelier, in order to gain hands-on experience. Being able to learn a little bit of everything, rather than learning one specific thing, was actually one of the main reasons why she wanted to work at Priscilla Costa.

So far, Elizabeth has really enjoyed her experience at Priscilla Costa, and she loves how diverse her daily tasks are. One day she could be pressing dresses and organizing swatches, and the next, she could be hand or machine sewing garments and accessories. Elizabeth says that one of her favorite parts of all, is getting the first-hand experience of seeing brides come in for their fittings and looking at all the beautiful variety of wedding dresses.

Looking forward, Elizabeth is unsure of whether she wants to work in a small business or corporate setting, but one thing for sure is that she dreams of continuing to work in the bridal industry. Elizabeth can’t wait to apply everything she has learned on her co-op in her classes, and she is actually planning on designing a bridal line for her senior project using all her new skills.

If you are interested in being the next fashion design intern for Priscilla Costa, then please send your resume and portfolio to our email at contact@priscillacosta.com. As our company is growing and moving our workroom to a brand new space, we are currently searching for more talents!We are looking for our next Spring 2015 intern and will begin the interview process this upcoming Winter.

Priscilla Costa is a sustainable couture business, where all of our wedding gowns are made from start to finish at our atelier.Our interns have the opportunity to experience everything from the creative process to the business aspects of bridal wear. If you have any questions about the internship, please feel free to email us!

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