It’s always such a shame when we see radiant brides with ill-fitting gowns. Or bridesmaids looking miserable in just-plain-bad bridesmaid dresses. That’s where bridal gown, bridesmaid and cocktail dress, and jewelry designer Erica Angeline comes in. Erica designs dresses made for a woman’s body with lots of personal touches like intricate beading and lace. Learning more about the studio’s one-and-only clothing and jewelry designer was a blast!
Q: How did you get your start in fashion design?
Erica: Barbie was my first client!
Q: What do you love about working with brides and in the wedding industry?
Erica: I love to see people happy.
Q: What is your best advice for the day-of the wedding?
Erica: Every bride should have a lady-in-waiting to attend to her every need.
Q: Who is your biggest career or artistic inspiration?
Erica: Martha Stewart and Coco Chanel; I love women who don’t apologize.
Q: Who is your dream wedding client, and why?
Erica: It is a tie between Scarlett Johansson and Audrey Tatou. They both have a confidence that is ultra feminine and chic.
Q: What is your favorite quote?
Erica: “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” – Coco Chanel
Q: Who is your dream concert line-up?
Erica: Jimi Hendrix, Joi, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pink, and Ben Harper.
Q: If you could have dinner with one famous person, who would it be and what would you eat?
Erica: I would have a hot dog with John Michel Basquiat.
Q: How would you spend your perfect Saturday, from morning ’til night?
Erica: MGM musicals and sushi.