Now, as almost-adults, summer starts to mean anything but. STITCH is proud to present a June issue that feasts on the fun and freedom (and freezer sticks) inherent to a childhood summer. And all the while, no matter where their lives took them, these ex-sisters were building a lasting sisterhood of their own. IN JANUARY 1961, THE country’s new charismatic and Catholic president urged Americans to ask themselves what they could do for their country. Vivienne Westwood’s SS 2014 focused on nature’s beauty, showcasing the organic as a wellspring of inspiration for her flowery designs; earthy colors and monochrome flourished this season alongside her perennial platform shoes. Yet what transpired from my temporary trauma was far less detrimental than I had anticipated. It turns out, people found it refreshing that such a taboo topic as self-deprecation was chronicled so candidly. After the mother superior agreed to cover Burke’s application fee, she was accepted at the University of Chicago.