star and fashion designer Whitney Port has taken aim at the fashion industry.
Whitney, who shot to fame while appearing on 'The City' and now designs her own
collections for her label 'Whitney Eve', says that she found working in the
industry to be quite cold and unwelcoming. She believes people are often snobby
and she thinks how they behave can be simply "gross". She doesn't
understand why designers and other people in the fashion industry aren't
willing to help each other out: "The TV show was amazing because I got
great exposure from it and it gave me those 'eyes' that I wanted when I
launched my collection but, at the same time, there was a stigma. The snobbery
[in the industry] is kind of gross. I'm of the mind every designer, everyone in
the industry, should support one another."
also thinks that people got the wrong idea about her personality through the
show. She says that often people assume she is boring just because she was
doing her best to stick to the rules set for her. She says she is not at all a
boring person and is not at all afraid to speak her mind when she feels she
needs to. She explained how she was presented on the show: "The biggest
misconception is, I think, people looked at me like I was sort of boring.
That's a terrible word to say about someone. I was the nice girl that just
played by the rules. I am nice but I don't think I'm boring and I have stuff to