Stylist from Milan, Italy
"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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