“FASHION NEEDS A BITCH LIKE ME” *FXSHNJUNKE SPOTLIGHT* FT SCOT LOUIE

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 !
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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!
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(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!

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(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!
 
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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 ?
 
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( above: styled by Scot Louie, model : Ryan Destiny)
Scot:  The best place to reach me is via email at Scot@ScotLouie.com or on www.ScotLouie.com
 
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 !
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Be sure to keep up with Scot at @scotlouie for some of his latest work .
Written by @dasiatheceo
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