My passion and love for fashion and all things femme
started at a very young age. Of course young girls always have
someone to look up to growing up and for me (as silly as it may
sound) it was my grandmother! I’m telling you this woman was
the ultimate fashionista. So much in fact that I still have on at
least one piece of hers on everytime I leave the house. You’ll
come to notice that I have an endless passion for all things
vintage and now you’ll understand why!
My fashion sense and style was also heavily influenced
by the years of modeling I did in my teens growing up. I
frequented NYC and also travelled to Japan to pursue a career
in the industry. Although I eventually chose academia over
the glamour of the modeling industry the fashion tips and
advice that I took away from that industry are invaluable.
That brings me to where I am today! A recent graduate
of The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in LA, I
am currently working on my swimwear line “Lela Pearce” and
writing for my personal blog Blonde and Hound as well as
contributing as Fashion Editor for Viva Glam Magazine! I am
very excited and honored to be sharing my personal fashion
advice, tips, and picks with you through Viva Glam Magazine.
In the words of the infamous Coco Chanel, “Fashion fades,
only style remains the same”. I hope Viva Glam Magazine can
help encourage new looks and ideas for your personal style!