Today’s Fxshnjunke Spotlight goes to 18 year old designer and stylist , Saara-Samantha from Tallinn,Estonia . Soon to be graduate from high school and going forth to study fashion , her most recent collection ELYSIAN is out for sale now . Check out more below !
Q: How did you become interested in fashion ? What do you like about it ?:
Saara: I think having a family with such creativity it will sooner or later start to be part of my life. My mother and uncle are big inspirations to me .
Q: Where would you want to study fashion design at ?
Saara: I would really love to go study abroad and London seems to be the perfect place for that. I will apply to as many fashion schools as I can.
Q: How would you describe your style ?:
Saara: I love to wear clothes from different styles it always has to do with my current mood. Boho, classy or bit indie/rock.
Q: Where are your favorite places to shop ?:
Saara: Lately I have been a huge fan of online stores like saboskirt and asos but I will never get tired of H&M and Zara.
Q: Tell us about your fashion line , Elysian . How did you come with the name ? What kind of styles did you design ? How can people purchase them ?
Saara: Elysian-beautiful or creative, divinely inspired, peaceful and perfect. My collection was 6 dresses that I had on my mind for such a long time. I wanted them to be perfect and every piece of my clothes had a story on my mind. These 6 dresses are for sale and you can contact me via facebook. I didn’t want to make alot of dresses because I had to or to sell them alot. So 6 first will get them.
I love fashion and as I am from a small country, I crave to be a fashion designer one day like my uncle in London.
Q: What do you like about fashion designing ? How long have you been doing it ?
Saara: I’ve had a real passion for fashion design almost 4 years but I have always loved to go shopping and care about what I wear.
Q: You stated that your uncle is also a fashion designer in London, that definitely has to be inspiring ! What is his line called ? Whats difference between his line and your line ?
Saara: My uncle’s name is Kristian Steinberg , he really is my inspiration and you can purchase his clothes http://www.kristiansteinberg.com
Our main difference is that he makes menswear but I make womenswear. I like to create clothes for women because it actually makes me have a huge fantasy and I create clothes that I would wear.
Q: What are your plans for 2016 ? Where do you see yourself in 5 years ?:
Saara: Find alot of inspiration, relax, travel and enjoy the time that I actually can start doing things that I love . I have graduated fashion design in London and participating in fashion weeks, also would love to see people buying my clothes from my own shop.
For more on Saara ‘s collection make sure you contact her via Facebook for purchase and follow her @saarasamantha for more designs !
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Written by @dasiatheceo