These pieces were on the SAIC runway show in 2014 “ the Walk” in Millennium Park, Chicago. Each garment contains Swarovski Crystals. Erika received Swarovski Loose Crystal Scholarship in April 2014. She was awarded "most elegant" at fashion 2014 by the Chicago Life Blog, "Rounding Up the Walk".
Erika worked as an intern at Marchesa, Naeem Khan, Helmut Lang, and is currently assistant designer at Elie Tahari, in New York City.