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