Marcela Preziosi is an IRL inspiration

Our new digital cover star knows some are good while others are great. It's up for you to choose the team.

07 септември 2022

• Photography: Pablo Salazar • Model: Marcela Preziosi • Styling: Shima Safa • Hair & Make up: Daria Kruchinina • Photography assistant: Pablo Salazar • PR: Valentina Gurova

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Marcela Preziosi is an IRL inspiration

Christian Dior gown

Tell us more about yourself.

I was born in Neiva, Colombia and studied in London where I began designing dresses and gowns for friends and club perfomers. Now I have my own brand - Backroom.

Do you think the sense of style is innate or acquired?

I believe that it is innate, but a person must also study fashion and design. It is like an artist. Some are good and others are great.

Marcela

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How has life in London influenced your creative outlook? 

While living in London, I became exposed to the greatest designers and fashion in the world. I didn't have that opportunity in Colombia. 

What achievement are you most proud of? 

I am very proud to have worked in Palm Beach and design dresses that were worn in some of the best galas in Palm Beach.

Marcela

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What inspires you?

I am very inspired by the beauty and art in fashion. Nature and beautiful colors are definitely stimulating.

Marcela

Dolce & Gabbana dress, Amina Muaddi shoes

Did you feel like a pioneer opening the first Colombian boutique in the USA?

I was very proud to open the first Colombian boutique in the US for young Colombian designers. I was extremely gratified to help young designers get started.

Tell us about your creative plans?

At this point I am looking to expand my on line business and focus on that.

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