These days it’s not about keeping up with the latest trends, it’s about being yourself and that’s exactly what bomb wardrobe stylist based out of Brooklyn, NY, Scot Louie , refers to when he says ” #FashionNEEDSme” . The twenty-four year old has set the bar when it comes creativity and fashion and here at FXSHNJUNKE we love it all ! We caught up with Scot to talk about his beginnings in the fashion industry, styling for countless celebrities and more !
Dasia: How did you get into styling ?
Scot: I began my career actually when I was 15, I assisted a stylist on a reality series… She later ended up getting fired and I was promoted
Dasia: How long have you been styling ?
Scot: In October 2017 .. I’ll be on my 9th year of styling
Dasia: What do you like most about fashion?
Scot: I love that fashion is ever-changing, ever-evolving, there’s always something or someone new!
(above: Styled by Scot Louie)
Dasia: Your work is outstanding, what type of shoots do you like styling for ?
Scot: I ideally love an editorial with a model. I love celebrities as well but with models I can feel free to fully create with no input or ego
Dasia: What do you like most about what you do ?
Scot : I love the opportunity to boss up and create! I like that my girls come to me and know they’re in great hands
Dasia: You’ve styled so many celebrities , including Elisa Johnson, what was it like when you first met her ?
Scot: Meeting Elisa was an incredible time for me! I remember it like it was yesterday! She was so bright and full, she filled up the entire conference room with her energy… and her look was so chic!
(above: Scot pictured with Elisa Johnson and Ryan Destiny of FOX’s hit series Star )
Dasia: Talk to me about your hashtag #FashionNEEDSme, what is the significance of that ?
Scot: I think fashion is in a very fragile space where a lot of people are making the same moves, staying “trendy” and not being innovative. So “FashionNEEDSme” is because I want to be the voice and vision for change… Fashion Needs a Bitch Like Me !
Dasia: YASSSSS lol : How would you describe your style ?
Scot: My style is “ghetto luxe” … The urban girl who know lives on Park Avenue
Dasia: What are two fun facts about you that nobody knows?
Scot: Fun facts… I’m a really great cook and I’m wildly obsessed with competing with myself
Dasia: What are some of the best trends out right now for 2017 ?
Scot: I’m having a love affair with yellow right now, and patent leather/latex.. the wet look is HOT!
Dasia: What is it like being a stylist and working on the red carpet ?
Scot: The red carpet is such a rewarding time for a stylist. To experience all of the energy and flashing lights its such a huge adrenaline rush
Dasia: Favorite fashion brands ?
Scot: I’m obsessed with Marques Almeida, and Jacquemus
Dasia: Ooouuu I’ve never heard of them before, I’m def gonna check them out ! What are some of your favorite places to shop ?
Scot: Personally I love Wasteland in LA or SSENSE online in NY I’m literally everywhere from Barneys to Curve to Jeffrey!
Dasia: If someone wanted you to style them for their next shoot, where can they reach you ?
( above: styled by Scot Louie, model : Ryan Destiny)
Dasia: Have you ever heard of Fxshnjunke before ? If not, what are your thoughts ?
Scot: I have! I keep myself abreast on the latest and greatest in fashion and blogs
Dasia: Yessss ! What are some of your goals for 2017 ?
Scot: In 2017 I plan to incorporate more color into my styling and my personal wardrobe, this is also the year I plan to become a more “famous” stylist
Dasia: I’m def here to support your journey along the way ! Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years ?
Scot: In 5 years I plan to be fully bi-coastal, I plan to have a Creative Branding and Consulting group, and to be named a Top Stylist by the Hollywood Reporter. Also apart of the Forbes 30 Under 30 !
Be sure to keep up with Scot at @scotlouie for some of his latest work .
Written by @dasiatheceo