Soraya da Piedade, is the homonymous trademark of Designer Clothes and Accessories, trained also in entrepreneurial Business Management, is an Angolan , who has in the vein creating a style Classic, Elegant and always innovative. Sorayadapiedade believes in breaking paradigms by changing what Angola understands as being fashionable and contributing to the development of my country.
Phylix’s Blog; What are some little known facts about yourself you would want others to know about ?
Soraya da Piedade: That I dream of being also a plastic artist.
Phylix’s Blog; When did you first realize you wanted to pursue a career as a fashion designer ?
Soraya da Piedade: Since i was 14.
Phylix’s Blog: When did you land your first internship and what was the most valuable thing you learned from this experience?
Soraya da Piedade: I didn’t do an internship, it started right at my own company.
Phylix’s Blog: What is your favorite part about being a Fashion designer?
SorayadaPiedade: The power to create something that can be very meaningful in someone else’s life
Phylix’s Blog: How do you want women to feel when wearing your clothes?
Soraya da Piedade: Beautiful, confident, powerful and elegant
Phylix’s Blog: Which skills do you think are important for a fashion designer to have a successful career like you ?
SorayadaPiedade: Talent, professionalism, empathy, characteristic creative style.
Phylix’s Blog: What motivates you as a Fashion Designer?
SorayadaPiedade: Breaking paradigms, changing what Angola understands as being fashionable, contributing to the development of my country.
Phylix’s Blog: Besides ma, what did you wear to your first interview?
SorayadaPiedade: Forgive me but I don’t remember, it was 10 years ago(😜)
Phylix’s Blog: What are your work ethics as a fashion designer ?
SorayadaPiedade: All! I try to be as ethical as possible, professional and careful with all my clients and people around me.
Phylix’s Blog: Most importantly, How do you handle stress and pressure ?
SorayadaPiedade: very bad! (laughs) but I try to improve every day
Phylix’s Blog: However, What role do you think social media plays in fashion today?
SorayadaPiedade: social media play a crucial role in promoting the work of designers, in sales and even in positioning of the companies.
Phylix’s Blog: If you could go back and tell yourself one thing before beginning your career what would it be?
SorayadaPiedade: I would say to myself, always trust your instinct and does not hear much what the others say.
Phylix’s Blog: What are your hobbies and does this help you with your creative work mode ?
SorayadaPiedade: Movies,interior Design and travelling.
Thank You Fam!❤🔒
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