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Erica Siegel

Creative Director for So Just Shop and Advocate for the Chronically Ill

Erica Siegel is a fashion/home product developer, celebrity stylist, self-proclaimed foodie, art history fanatic and travel and puppy enthusiast. At 23, she was diagnosed with a rare connective tissue disorder, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Mast Cell Activation Disorder, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome forcing her to move home with her parents.<br /> <br /> Now, at 27 years old, Erica has made serious progress in managing her conditions and completed her dreams of getting her MA in Design Management at London College of Fashion with a focus in sustainability and ethical design. Living in London, Erica now works as Creative Director for So Just Shop. Also a writer and blogger, she continues to advocate for the chronically ill.<br /> <br /> For more details about what it's like dealing with chronic pain, please visit Erica's <a href="http://www.slightlydistresseddamsel.com" target="_hplink">blog</a>.

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