Designer, Tina E has this eclectic artsy style that I'm loving right now. Read on to find out more about her and where you can pick up some of her pieces.
Describe your designs in your own words:
My designs are romantic, chic and classic. I love to draw my inspiration from vintage pieces and create something that can be worn today.
Winter Fur Fur Belt Harness by Tina E
Tell me a bit about your background: Where are you from? What was it like growing up there?
I was raised in the colorful streets of L.A, I had a very rich upbringing laying a foundation strong amongst family, religion, and education. As a girl, I was very active in church, social activities, sports, and art, which I feel fueled my desire for creativity.
Do you think your background has influenced your work? If yes, how so?
My influences are a combination of all my personal experiences, ranging from my Caribbean roots to the old Hollywood glamour dresses in my Mothers closet. I try to show myself in my work and hopefully everyone will see that.
Princess Lace Cropped Jacket by Tina E
Any favorite designers? How have they influenced you?
I’m in love with John Galliano. He inspires me to Design with my heart and not what people say I should design.
What's your vision for where you'd like your work to be in 5, 10 and 20 years?
Number one is to be happy. Also, I’m hoping to be recognized as a serious and passionate designer.Lastly, I would like my line to be a house hold name. “Amore by Tina E.” has a nice ring to it.