"I've always felt that it's not just matching the color of someone's complexion or someone's hair, but it's how to convey who they really are, or want to be." Evangeline Elliot, "The House of Elliot" BBC. She may have been a fictitious character in a dramatic BBC series, but the truth of her words lives outside of the fiction of the storyline. If there is a truth that is at the centerpoint of any successful designer's life and work it is this simple axiom. It is fine and good to design wondrous fantasies, but the end product must be something that an actual human can and will put on their body and proudly, confidently wear. Otherwise, what has the designer done but make a series of glorious dreams that no one can or would access?