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Danielle Everine

26, Minneapolis, MN
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What was the first garment you ever made?

Too long ago to remember.

When did you realize you had designer potential?

When local scene began to appreciate my work.

Favorite designer(s)?

McQueen.

Current occupation?

Intimates designer for Target Corp.

Can you describe past jobs you've had?

Product developer for Clothier Design Source.

What is a fashion must?

Good fit, balanced proportion.

What is your design training?

Fine art, sculpture.

Have you won any awards related to design?

Work purchased by MN Historical Society, CSA artist for Walker Art Center.

What are your strengths as a designer?

Versatility, pattern drafting.

What are your weaknesses as a designer?

Gowns.

What's influenced your designs over the years?

Vintage, Old World.

What's your favorite material or fabric to work with?

Wool.

Do you prefer sketching or draping?

Sketching.

Do you prefer patterns or solids?

Both.

What are your favorite colors?

Olive green, pale pink.

What fashion faux pas drives you crazy?

Sweatpants out of the house.

Who are your favorite style icons?

Katharine Hepburn.

What do you look for in a model?

Petite.

Dream place to set up your design business?

Argentina.

Websites that feature your work, including your own site(s)?

danielleeverine.blogspot.com, mnartist.org/danielle_everine

How were you described as a kid?

Shy, tomboy.

How are you described now?

Arty.

Can you describe your family?

Small.

Marriage or kids?

Engaged.

Do you have any pets?

Francis, a three-month-old Snorkie.

Why are you (or aren't you) easy to live with?

Respectful/a little messy.

What's your favorite hangout back home?

Sea Salt eatery.

What are your hobbies besides designing?

Cycling.

What are your favorite books and authors?

Margaret Atwood.

Fast food or gourmet?

Gourmet.

Cooking or takeout?

Cooking.

Favorite food?

French.

Beer or wine?

Wine.

Guiltiest pleasure?

Watching television.

Project Runway challenge you wish they'd bring back for your season?

Grocery store, kids.

Project Runway challenge you hope they don't bring back?

Red carpet.

Your take on team challenges ... love them or hate them?

Neutral.

How did you end up auditioning for Project Runway?

PR suggested I apply.

Why do you think you will win Project Runway?

I'm a resourceful designer.