Karen Halsey

Advertising and Public Relations Student

Location icon United States of America

I'm a senior at Marietta College majoring in public relations and advertising with a minor in French, set to graduate May 2015. I plan on entering the fashion industry upon graduation and using both my acquired skills from the classroom and my creative writing and problem solving skills to make a splash on the scene. I thrive from chaos and short deadlines. I have experience ranging from merchandising luxury collections and assisting with buyer appointments in New York City to serving as a public relations specialist for a local non-profit organization in Columbus, Ohio.

Though the foundation of my education is based around professional communication and business strategies, I take care to forge fashion opportunities for myself whenever possible. I keep a close eye on all industry trends, from small boutiques to major fashion houses and luxury brands. The constantly changing landscape of the fashion industry both fascinates and fuels me. I believe that with my strong background in writing and being able to adapt to meet the wants and needs of diverse clientele combined with my knowledge and love of fashion and luxury markets makes me a unique candidate.

Portfolio

News Articles

The Marcolian
11/14/2013
Ultimate Frisbee travels to Columbus

Photos by Caren Halsey The Marietta College Ultimate Frisbee Club, founded in 2002, traveled to Columbus Nov. 2-3 and took part in an Ultimate Frisbee tournament hosted by Otterbein University. For the 20 member athletes who support the club, Frisbee is more than a casual game - it's real competition.

Blog Posts

VetTalk
07/24/2014
How the Post 9/11 GI Bill Can Benefit Job Seeking Veterans

Interested in pursuing a higher-level education? Going back to school is often an option considered by veterans about to start the civilian job search. Unfortunately, many are unaware of how to utilize the education benefits given to them by the military for themselves, or their family members.

Modern-Day Mermaid
11/07/2014
Alexander Wang for H&M

As you should already know, yesterday marked the launch of the highly anticipated Alexander Wang collection for H&M. The reception of this collection has been mixed. The high-fashion scene adores it, the more everyman population wants to love it, but feels slightly alienated by the models in the As you should also already know, it was chaos.

Modern-Day Mermaid
02/12/2014
Fall/Winter 2014 NY Fashion Week Commentary

So we're gearing up toward the end of New York Fashion Week, and I've decided to compile a handy list to help you both catch up on the shows you've missed, and prepare for the shows and the new cities (namely London, Milan and Paris) to come.

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