At what age did you start becoming interested in fashion?
-- Young, it started with picking out my own clothes
What was your path that led you to the job you have now?
-- Designing windows at Eaton’s & fashion design at Ryerson
What would you say are the top three characteristics or skills a person must have in order to be an accomplished stylist?
-- Organization, strategy & detail
Where do you go when you need inspiration for your work?
-- Photographers from 1950
How important is Fashion Week for you?
-- Certain cities more influential than others
You’ve collaborated on set with so many different brands, designers, photographers, creative directors; the list goes on. What sorts of things do you do to prepare yourself for an upcoming shoot and how do you choose what looks work for each individual client?
-- Understanding the client & research
How important is communication between yourself and the photographer that you’ll be working with?
What challenges do you face as a stylist?
-- The disposability of fashion lately
Do the clothing choices you make at work inspire your personal style?
-- Not very often
How would you describe your personal style?
-- A phrase my Mom would say, “you paid how much for that?!"
Favourite all time designer?
-- Rick Owens
What would be your dream shoot or collaboration?
-- To work with Nadja Auermann
What are your plans for the future? Where do you see yourself taking your styling career?
-- Finding the right balance of travel & work
What has been the most memorable moment of your career so far?
-- Working with Carmen Dell'Orefice
Advice for the up-and-coming fashion stylists and fashion editors out there?