Someone use to call Pamela Quinzi the New Cinderella in New York City!
From Italy… after having studied and worked in Rome and Milan for the most famous brand of Made in Italy as a designer and have built up an excellent working experience… in the summer 2009 after a research trip in New York City … She decided to move and change her life. She was living in Milan from nine years and at a certain point she felt that was too narrow and lacking in opportunity … The energy of Manhattan gave her the courage to change her life and follow her dreams. A dream about Shoes!
“I arrived alone, my Hotel was in Time Square …just me and my pink suitcase…and a new life in front of me”…
Thanks to her portfolio and various interviews she easily found a job as designer for a famous American fashion company , that also sponsored her working visa and till today she collaborated with them everyday.
Since she was born she had a great passion for shoes and embroidery. She grew up surrounded by Atelier in Rome for haute Couture and the most famous tailors in Rome, an internship for the “Fontana sisters” marked her career and her love for couture and fashion history. She bring with her a strong passion.
” I love to create unique pieces of shoes, combine different materials, crystals and lace adorning everything.”
She have to thank the energy of New York, which gave her the desire to find her style, unique. In April 2010, she started her own personal project of Shoe, clothing, accessories signed by Pamela Quinzi Design. A famouse Italian magazine “Fashion BASIX” called her the new Cinderella in New York … romantic,dreamer … this is her concept : a new “Pop Princess”!
“My shoes are One of a kind, different embroidery on each shoe! All my girls have to feel special and Unique, my style is a mix of allure baroque and Pop energy! A lots of colors, crystals, embroidery, vintage lace, feathers.”
The lights and energy of this city are a constant inspiration … and her creations are unending. Her project is becoming very popular here in New York, working with photographers, stylists, organizing fashion shows in the most exclusive locations in the city. Some of her Shoes are selling by Modalistas the boutique at the Limelight Market on 6 avenue or on- line on ustrendy.com.
“I have to thank the American’s mentality, very open to young artists, this way to work and collaborate together give you the opportunity to built your career and believe in yourself.
I’m very proud of what I’m doing here in New York,and every time I have the opportunity to show in Italy what I’m doing here I’m very happy. Some days ago in Rome I showed for the first time my collection in a big fashion event, Pontemilvio in Moda June 2011 and ! won as best young designer!”
She was wearing a double flag dress, Italian and American, the 2 countries that she have in her heart. Her life in New York is very busy, this city does not give you time to stop for a moment, so much energy and so many opportunities, never say no!
“Last September, I received a phone call at midnight …the next morning I was part of a prestigious fashion show during New York Fashion Week, with all my shoe collection at the Plaza Hotel, hosted by Vanity Fair and special guests Chris Noth (“Mr. Big” from the famous Sex and the City) appreciated my Italian creativity, and it was a very emotional moment.My life became a constant adventure, and sometimes I smile because …I think that I don’t even know how it all started … but … I just know that my dream goes on … every moment, every day.”
Who knows where those high heals will bring her one day!
Visit PamelaQuinziDesign.com for more information.