"We never dress to impress, we dress to create. We do not want women to step inside our dresses and find themselves inside, we want them to find a new self inside. We dare them to be different, because we believe in them.
Q: Where did you grow up, and where do you live now?
A: I was born in Bari, a beautiful city of Southern Italy. Now I'm based in Milan.
Q: What have you studied, and what are you doing now?
A: I've studied Fashion Design at Istituto Marangoni in Milan, and now I'm womenswear designer for a Company.
Q: Links to your style networks?
Q: Links to your social networks / style networks if you wish to share?
Linkedin: Amelia Sbis�
Q: How would you describe your personal style in 3-5 words?
A: posh, timeless, boho chic.
Q: Where do you shop? Luxury or high street? New or vintage? Boutiques? Online?
A: I mix and match some luxury pieces with fast fashion ones and tailor-made by me. Always new or steal from my mother's wardrobe.
Q: What items must a woman have in her wardrobe?
A: The trench coat, the leather jacket, the perfect pumps/stilettos, and the perfect pair of jeans, of course!
Q: If you had $300 for a shopping spree, how many items would you buy?
A: One essential pair of shoes.
Q: Do you prefer street style fashion or runway fashion?
A: I admire Runway Fashion
Q: When and how did you become interested in fashion, and where do you find your inspiration?
A: Fashion - I don't think it was a decision. It was the first thing I said I wanted to be aged eight. My mother was very connected to that world - she's a dressmaker and she has her own Atelier of Bridal and high fashion gowns. I was always helping her, playing around, making suggestions and comments on her work and her clients.
Q: Who are your favorite style icon(s)?
A: I have many style icons, but two of my favorite are Angelina Jolie and Victoria Beckham.
Q: What are your favorite fashion blogs? Magazines?
A: My favorite magazines are Vogue Italia, Vogue Paris, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle.
Q: What do you love about fashion? Not love?
A: For me Fashion is the transposition of the society, as well, and is curious as the trends goes around as faster then in the past.
Q: Your favorite designers & brands?
A: My favorites are: Frida Giannini (Gucci), Riccardo Tisci (Givenchy), Valentino, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent.
Q: Do you follow fashion trends? Which ones?
A: I'm not obsessed by the trends, I follow my sensations and mood of the moment.
Q: Do you have any fashion rules when putting an outfit together?
A: I like to recreate a specific aesthetic that run in my mind when I see one dress or shoes.
Q: Which would you be best at? Worst at? (Stylist, Designer, Photographer, Buyer)
A: I'm a Designer with wide perspective, so I'm completely interested about the imagine of the Brand.
Q: What is your dream job?
A: To dream is a serious thing... At the moment I'm still down to earth ;-)
Q: What are your other interests? How do you spend your spare time?
A: I love movies, music, pop cultures, photography, interior decoration and every form of art.
I spend every day one hour of my spare time in the gym ;-)
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