Dillon's mother's patisserie in the heart of Manhattan is well-known for its rich, elegant French desserts, and he for his design sensibilities. With his innate artistic ability, his family believes it only natural that he would succeed his mother. He, on the other hand, has other plans. Sure, decorating cakes is fun, but people hold so much more potential. Dillon longs for the day his mother recognizes him for who he is and encourages his love of fashion; for now, however, he bides his time in culinary school.