Interview with Scott Buckner founder of Flightkid Designs

My tips for people just starting out in the fashion industry are simple: Be yourself, help others, Listen, Follow Direction and Never Entertain Negativity.

I had the privilege to interview Scott Buckner founder of Flightkid Designs. He is talented Fashion Enthusiast and Award Nominated Photographer based in Los Angeles. Read the interview to find out more.

Tell us about yourself and what you do
My name is Scott Buckner owner and operator of Flightkid Designs. Flightkid Designs is a photography and talent management business. My job is to take pictures and book models and talents for gigs. Im from Huntsville, Alabama but currently living in Los Angeles, California

Who has inspired you in your life and why?
My biggest inspiration are Mimi Goodwin (@mimigstyle) for her hard work in the DIY fashion scene and really showing people how to make a living from fashion blogging and sewing. My second inspiration is the talented musician and fashion icon Lady Gaga. She has always inspired me to be original and unique while setting trends. 

What is your greatest achievement so far?
My greatest achievement was being able to shoot during Fashion Week Alabama last year and being a part of Alabama Fashion Weekend as well. Huge thanks to the Alabama Fashion Alliance founder Ellena Lejeune Smith for those opportunities.

Do you have any tips for our readers that are trying to break in the industry?
My tips for people just starting out in the fashion industry are simple: Be yourself, help others, Listen, Follow Direction and Never Entertain Negativity.

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Twitter: @dj_flightkid

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