We were fortunate enough to talk ish with Chicago’s very own…Mickey Ellis!!! Mickey Ellis has been involved in the fashion industry and has been leaving her mark all over by styling some of your favorite athletes, models, singers and etc. such as Josh K, G. Carlo, Nate Palmer and so many more. Mickey Ellis is on the rise without showing any signs of slowing down anytime soon. Lets get to know Mickey Ellis…
3 Voices: For those who do not know, tell them who Mickey Ellis is & what Mickey Ellis does?
Mickey: Mickey Ellis is someone who stands out no matter where she is, a garment lover and former designer. Mickey Ellis is a celebrity stylist with a boss mentality whose motto to her clients is “when you look better, you feel better.”
3 Voices: When did you first get into fashion?
Mickey Ellis: I guess you can say I’ve always been into fashion. I didn’t know it was my calling until everyone around me were always complimenting me on how well I dressed. I won best dressed in high school too. I changed my major in college from engineering to fashion. I had to learn more.
3 Voices: That’s definitely a big step you took. Who are some of your influences? What are your favorite brands & designers?
Mickey: The celeb stylist I look up to are Ugo Mozie and Ayishat Akanbi, both are unique in their own way. I hope to be as successful as them in my career. I love the way Kanye West dresses, never a dull moment lol. I’m really feeling Rick Owens, Givenchy, balenciaga, etc. I’m loving the extended oversize tees, that’s just me though lol.
3 Voices: How would you describe your style?
Mickey: I just do me. I take pride in the way I dress and I am always looking on ways to improve my wardrobe. I want to be known for my unique style and would like for people to blog about me and anticipate what I’m wearing.
3 Voices: You got our attention and we blogging as we speak lol. Tell us about Starr Studded. Where did begin? Where would you like it to go?
Mickey: Starr Studded is my clothing line. It actually started as a school project that I kept going. I’m taking a break from designing now to perfect my craft. I’m a perfectionist in everything that I do. So be looking for more designs from me in the bear future.
3 Voices: We definitely will and look forward to seeing them. Who are some of the people who you have styled? Who would you like to style?
Mickey: I have styled Nathan Palmer R&B singer and former Indiana colt wide receiver now playing with the Miami Dolphins. I have styled numerous up and coming artists in Chicago and looking to add more to my portfolio.
3 Voices: What is next for Mickey Ellis? What are some of the things you’re working on? Any exclusives you can share with us?
Mickey: I’m looking to do more styling and branch out really soon. I have so much up my sleeve and what I’m currently working on. I guess you have to just stay tuned and see lol.
3 Voices: How can the people reach out to Mickey Ellis on social media sites such as (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and etc.)?
Mickey: Check me out at www.MickeyEllis.com IG: @iamStarrStudded Twitter: @iamStarrStudded.
And there you have it! You heard it all from Mickey Ellis herself! As you can see from this interview and www.mickeyellis.com she takes the saying “styling and profiling to a completely different level. Much success to you Mickey and keep in touch!