Celebrity Stylist And Creative Director Gives Us An Exclusive On What’s Next.

I know the importance of wardrobe and how it will be an extension of the brand building. I always thought about it from a marketing perspective. It wasn’t just, ‘Oh, let’s get cute. Let’s be the baddest.

We caught up with  unparalleled fixture in the creative world, Parker a distinguished stylist, editor and designer, known for his effortless take on Fashion. Parker has been heralded as a creative prodigy he tells us how it all happened and whats current.

An influential force working in fashion today. As an international-based stylist, his illustrious career has flourished as he has continually proven himself to be an integral part in shaping fashion. As well as a style expert and authority in the realms of fashion, beauty and lifestyle, Parker is respected for his comprehensive knowledge of edgy, haute couture and contemporary design. Today, as a designer, he makes his exceptional taste and expertise accessible to his growing audience.

Is your perspective on fashion ever affected by your age?
My point of view is about listening to the new generation. I’m younger so it can affect my potential clients.

What motivated you to take a different route that other stylists/CD weren’t?
My background was merchandising and business and I studied business management in school, So I know the importance of wardrobe and how it will be an extension of the brand building. I always thought about it from a marketing perspective. It wasn’t just, ‘Oh, let’s get cute. Let’s be the baddest.’ It was like, ‘How are we going to get consumers to pay attention?'” and also get my clients some paid brand ambassador works well as merchandise.

Do you ever experience hate from your peers ? it seems like your career just skyrocket.
Well in any career path you’ll have naysayers and non-belivers that’s life! the goal is to not get bitter, but to get BETTER! and show them you will be a somebody and let them eat their words.

Do you remember a point in your career that was an “I made it” moment, when you realized that you were on your way?
I don’t think I’ve ever had that “ah hah “moment, but every day is a roller coaster especially for me, working with magazines and doing corresponding, I’ve made a name for myself as a celebrity correspondent, but also known for my styling and creative directing, everyday I’m blessed to wake up I feel like I’ve made it!

What’s next from you? What can we look forward to seeing from you in the future?
Well, you’re getting the exclusive! I’m actually moving to Europe for a few months to collaborate and work on some projects where I will be creative directing at the end of March.

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1 Comment

  • Reply March 9, 2016

    kayla

    Great interview! It’s great to see him being the face of a stylist for a younger generation!

    Kayla xo // Kayla’s Vibration

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