053 | Taking the Fashion World by Storm & Embracing Fear with Stacee Michelle

Hey friends!

Welcome to episode 053 of the Candidly Speaking podcast!

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In This Episode:

  • Fashion Insider and stylist Stacee Michelle (@itsstaceemichelle) joins Carrie (@carrie.gillaspie) to share her incredible story wth the Candid Crew.
  • Stacee tells us about growing up as a tom boy and how she eventually embraced her girly side and got interested in fashion.
  • She opens up on her college experience, interning in New York City with Tommy Hilfiger, and helping with styling celebs like John Legend, Bar Refaeli, and Diane Kruger.
  • Stacee tells us about her time being a retailer buyer and getting laid off at the same time as being a finalist for E!’s Style Contributor.
  • Carrie asks Stacee about her favorite fashion trends that have stood the test of time,
  • How we can express ourselves through our fashion choices,
  • And how she determines and stays true to her personal style while dressing other people.
  • The women chat fast fashion, the iconic Devil Wears Prada quote about the “blue sweater”, and how to stay on trend without breaking the bank.
  • Stacee gives us her opinion on the so-called “rules of fashion”
  • Carrie wants the deets on what it’s like being a celeb stylist.
  • Stacee tells us about her style icons and her dream interviews,
  • And gives us the advice she’d give her younger self, and tells us what’s on the horizon for her in the future

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