Have you won any awards?
I wont a first place award for a design competition in Boston.
Strengths as a designer?
My attention to detail.
Weaknesses as a designer?
My lack of time management.
What have been your influences?
I have always been influenced by everyday life, whether it's colors, textures, shapes or patterns.
What's playing on your iPod while you design?
I just let my iPod shuffle and roll with it.
Favorite material/fabric to work with?
I love working with wovens and leather.
Item you`re most proud to have designed?
Probably the jacket I made for my "Project Runway" audition.
Christian Dior, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen, Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Karl Lagerfeld.
Sketch or drape?
Patterns or solids?
Gray and navy.
Biggest fear as a designer?
To run out of ideas.
A statement shoe.
Fashion faux pas that drives you crazy?
Leggings as pants drives me crazy!
Ugliest item of clothing/accessory you've worn?
I don't know if this is considered an accessory, but I used to wear really long acrylic nails. So ugly!
Favorite style icon?
Sarah Jessica Parker.
How would you dress Michelle Obama?
A dress to wear to a gala.
Dream celebrity client? What would you make for him/her?
Beyonce. I would make an outfit for her to perform in.
Favorite super model muse?
If you had to name your label, you'd call it...
Haute and Low. It is a mix of pieces that you can dress up or down.
If you weren't designing, you'd be...
An interior designer. I love making homes look beautiful.
Any cultures/places you wish you could design for?
I studied Japanese for 5 years, so I love Japanese culture.
Dream place to set up your design business?
Los Angeles. Having lived in Boston and New York, I would love a change of pace, and I think my clothes would fit perfectly there.
List of websites featuring your work?
How were you described as a kid?
I was very active and outgoing.
How are you described now?
Funny, down-to-earth, talented, stylish.
Why are you easy or difficult to live with?
I have always been a pretty easygoing person, so as long as you respect my space, I will be easy to live with.
At someone's house, talking and drinking.
I love to crochet, make jewelry, DIY projects, painting nails and styling hair.
Favorite films/TV shows?
"300," "Step Brothers," "Talladega Nights," "Think Like a Man," "Breakfast at Tiffany`s," "Project Runway," "Fashion Star," "Glee," "Gossip Girl."
I love all of Candace Bushnell's books.
Style.com, apartmenttherapy.com, and a few style blogs.
Favorite tweeters to follow?
I don't tweet that much, but I mainly follow friends because I don't care too much about celebrities.
iPhone, Android, or Blackberry?
#teamiphone all the way. I live on my iPhone.
Fast food or gourmet?
Both of my parents are chefs, so I definitely prefer gourmet over fast food.
Cooking or takeout?
I'm not the best chef, but I would still rather cook than get takeout.
I come from a very Southern home, but I love to experience other cultures and their food. I love macaroni and cheese, broccoli, crabs, stuffing, and pretty much anything I can get my hands on.
Beer or wine?
A six-pack of powdered donuts.
Biggest pet peeve?
My biggest one would be for someone to take my kindness for weakness.
How'd you end up auditioning for PR?
I received an email informing me that tryouts were about to take place. Since this is the second time I tried out, I wanted to make sure I really gave it my all.
Favorite PR designer?
Challenge you hope they bring back?
To create a look inspired by a movie genre.
Challenge you hope they don't bring back?
To design a garment for another designer.
What's your take on team challenges?
I hate team challenges because you have to combine so many ideas and personalities to accomplish the goal.
What do you look for in a model?
Do you think you can win "Project Runway"?
I think I can win because I have the talent and drive to do so.