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Designer Spotlight: Stay by Stacey Angela
Designer Spotlight: Stay by Stacey Angela

Local Jewelry Designer Tamora Lee rock the runway this past weekend being featured with  Luxury Swimwear & Resort designer /Fashion personality Stacey Angela at BK fashion weekend. Tamora lee Jewelry is making its mark in the fashion world and among celebrities alike. http://www.tamoraleejewelry.com or facebook tamoraleejewelry for more on tamora lee. BK fashion weekend has helped launched the fashion careers of many emerging designers I caught up with Stacey Angela after the Bk fashion weekend for a interview and here what she had to say.

Who is Stay by Stacey Angela?

The exclusive Stay by Stacey Angela collection is a household name has been heralded from the high-end fashion center of Japan to boutiques in Los Angeles. In a mere fraction of a time the fashion community at large has taken widespread notice. Her  crochet pieces have been featured in the Miami Herald, Grand Life Daily, Lifestyles of the Authentic and Creative, cougarvintage.com,  thestylist.com, Lincoln Road magazine, Nylon, Americas Next Top Model, VH-1, Complex magazine, VH-1.com,Honey, Smooth, Jewel, Suede, LA Talk Radio, Wall of Style Radio just to name a few. Not only have her pieces become the edgy, traveling fashionistas necessity, her fashion perspective is called upon regularly.

 Although Stacey Angela adores fashion, Stacey Angela believes in fashion, beauty, music and education.  She is also a champion of Epilepsy awareness in the world community. Her widely attended Fashion or Epilepsy events spread awareness about the illness of Epilepsy while showcasing cutting edge designers and models that have been affected by the malady. Her degree in Psychology and her experience working with people of all ages makes Stacey Angela Williams the go to person for all things that will empower any community.

 

Tammy B. What does BK fashion weekend mean to you?

Stacey Angela: BK fashion weekend is-where-my-career-in-fashion-truly-started..The-culture-of-creativity-is-amazing..

 

Tammy B: How would you define your line?

StaceyAngela_:Stay-by-Stacey-Angela.represents-crochet-swimwear,-resortwear-and-accessories-for-the-edgy-traveling-fashionista.

 

Tammy B.:When did you realize you wanted to become a fashion designer?

Stacey Angela: At-the-age-of-nine.

 

Tammy B. -What was the first article of clothing you ever designed?

Stacey Angela: I deconstructed-jeans ,tore-them-a-part-added-patches,etc.

 

Tammy B: Describe the general process you go through to design and realize a

piece of clothing.

StaceyAngela:I-am-most-often-inspired-by-music,colors,people,culture.then-I-start-seeking-the-yarn

 

Tammy B : What are some of your accomplishments as a designer?

Stacey Angela: My-crochet-suede-earrings-appeared-on-Americas-Next-Top-Model.-I-was-listed-on-bet's-show-the-list-as-one-of-the-top-ten-designers-to-watch,vh-1-save-the-music..Events-to-spread-Epilepsy-Awareness.

 

Tammy B: Who are some of your favorite designers?

Stacey Angela: Diane von furstenberg,Jenni-Kayne,Thomas-Lavonne,versace

 

Tammy B. Where can readers buy your clothes?

Stacey Angela: You-can-purchase-my-pieces.at-Style-Haven-boutique-located-at-190A-bloomfield-Ave,Montclair,NJ

 

Tammy B: What do you believe makes a quality article of clothing?

Stacey Angela: clothing-that-is-well-made-with-awesome-tailoring

 

Tammy B: Do you consider yourself an artist?

Stacey Angela: Yes..

 

Tammy B. What matters to you most as a fashion designer?

Stacey Angela: Originality-and-color..

 

Tammy B: What's your favorite part about conceptualizing a design?

StaceyAngela:When-I-fit-my-piece-on-a-model/client-and-its-alland-more-that-they-imagined..

 

Tammy B. :What advice do you have for aspiring fashion designers?

StaceyAngela:Stay-true-to-your-genuine-vision,know-all-parts-of-your-business-well.keep-learning..

 

Tammy B.: What do you like best about designing clothes?

Stacey Angela: Turning-yarn-from-a-thought-to-a-product/-style-necessity.

 

Tammy B :.What do you dislike about designing clothes?

Stacey Angela: When-designs-are-copied

 

Tammy B.: How would you define your personal style?

Stacey Angela: Style, fit-personality

 

Tammy B. : How would you define the style your line exemplifies?

Stacey Angela: Edgy,-custom,-sexy ,fashionista

 

Tammy B: What are some of your fashion goals?

Stacey Angela: To-be-a-well-known,high-end-swimwear/resortwear-label.

 

Tammy B.: Where do you get your inspiration?

Stacey Angela: I-am-inspired-by-the-carribbean,friends,and-the-women-in-my-family..

 

Tammy B. What other experience do you have in the fashion industry (stylist,

retail, marketing, etc.)?

Stacey Angela: I-started-out-as-a-fashion-stylist/event-planner/fashion-show-production

 

Tammy B: What are your favorite patterns [prints] to work with and why?

StaceyAngela:I-love-paisely-and-african-prints..I-love-how-they-combine-in-accessories.

 

Tammy B. Where can readers find out more about you and your work?

Stacey Angela;You-can-find-out-more-about-me-on-www.facebook.com/Stayby-Stacey-Angela

 

Tammy B : Fill in the answer if I wasn’t a fashion designer I would be a ?

Stacey Angela: If-I-wasn’t-fashion-designer-Id-be-a-therapist/or-a-teacher

 

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