LaTisha Winston is a native of Washington, D.C. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fashion Apparel Management (with a minor in Fashion Design) from the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science. She will receive her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Fashion Design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA in Spring 2016.
She began to make clothes for herself, her twin sister and mother. LaTisha designed prom dresses for herself and sister. LaTisha showcased her first designs during a high school talent show. At the age of 16, she began modeling and was introduced to Glynn Jackson, a modeling agent and owner of Glynn Jackson Talent & Modeling Agency. She participated in several fashion and hair shows in the D.C. metro area sponsored by Glynn. She continued to model until she left the DC area to attend college.
While a senior in college in Philadelphia, LaTisha landed a job as a Fashion Designer for Tommy Hilfiger in New York City. She commuted to New York from Philadelphia 3 days a week. After graduating college, LaTisha relocated to New York City and worked as a Fashion Designer for several top companies (i.e., Ralph Lauren, Jones New York, Nautica, Macy’s, and Phillip Van Huesen ). Her positions have allowed her to meet and work with some of the top designers in the fashion industry as well as travel internationally to work directly with designers and factories.
LaTisha received a National Stylist certificate of completion from "Style for Hire" company started by Stacy London of the TLC show "What Not to Wear".