Season 10 Designer
Age 33, New York, NY
First garment you ever made? I used to be a professional ballroom dancer, and around age 11 I started designing costumes for myself, my partners, my friends.
What's your design training/schooling? I graduated from Parsons School of Design with a BFA in Fashion Design.
What have been your influences? I am usually inspired by architecture and graphic forms and objects. My designs are clean, graphic, but comfortable at the same time. Comfort is very important to me as a designer.
Item you're most proud to have designed? I have many I am proud of.
Favorite designer(s)? I don't really have a favorite designer, but I admire the work of Alexander McQueen.
Fashion must? Right shoes and accessories.
Fashion faux pas that drives you crazy? People who wear unflattering clothes.
Favorite style icon? Daphne Guinness, Tilda Swinton, Patricia Kaas.
Dream celebrity client? What would you make for him/her? Daphne Guinness, Tilda Swinton, Patricia Kaas. Red carpet looks.
If you had to name your label, you'd call it... Dmitry Sholokhov.
If you weren't designing, you'd be... Rock star, actor.
Biggest pet peeve? Small, spoiled, annoying dogs.
Favorite PR designer? Christian Siriano, Austin Scarlett.
Challenge you hope they bring back? The winning look goes on the cover of "Marie Claire."
Challenge you hope they don't bring back? Uniform.
Do you think you can win PR? Absolutely YES!
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