So before we talk about me, we should clear some things up first…
If you’re here right now, you’re more than likely…
A creative woman who wants her style to match her ambition
Wishing you had a signature look that was as bold and expressive as you are
Ready to show up and show out as your best self, starting with the first glance that comes your way
If you said “yes” to any of these, than you’re in the right place!
Hey, I’m Delaya!
A TAILORED STREETWEAR DESIGNER AND SIGNATURE STYLIST TO ENTREPRENEURS, CREATIVES AND ARTISTS WHO WANT THEIR PERSONAL STYLE TO SAY A LOT MORE ABOUT THEM.
I CREATE CUSTOM CLOTHING AND STYLE PASSIONATE, VALUE-DRIVEN WOMEN LIKE YOU.
The issue is, what you wear has become an after thought. As you build and grow the businesses, careers and legacies of your dreams, your style isn’t keeping up. You’re planning and prepping for your messages to stand out yet your soon to be multi-photographed outfits are basic trends off the rack. You’re attending influential events, speaking at conferences and standing on various colored carpets only for your wardrobe to lack the same confidence and expression your work does.
Look, I get it…
After having my only child and balancing taking care of her with getting back to my 9-5, my fiancé and taking care of our home, I easily settled into whatever was comfortable as I started to build my personal brand as a fashion designer. I mean, sweats were my ish behind closed doors and ill-fitting jeans and a t-shirt were my go to on a daily basis. I just didn’t care what I looked like as long as everything else was taken care of.
But then, something clicked…
I started to take care of myself; mentally, emotionally and physically. I looked to better myself a little at a time and one way that came to be was by how I chose to show up in my day to day. What it boils down to is, if I look like crap, I’ll show up like crap but if I show up in something that I take pride in, that I know represents me to the fullest…well then, you can’t tell me nothin’! Whether on a small scale or a large stage, this is true for everyone, even you.
If you look better, you feel better, then you perform better.
That’s where I come in…
You want to hone in on a personal style that’s speaks to your values but also has you lookin’ right and showing off with confidence. You want to show off your professionalism, your boldness and your individuality in your outfits.
As an experienced designer, I am great at researching and analyzing trends for different types of customers and am great at understanding the needs of an individual buyer. Not only that, I know how to take design research and combine contrasting and interesting elements to produce high quality and self expressive clothing with meaning.
Pinpointing your personal style and up-leveling the contents of your wardrobe can create confidence for years to come.
A Little Bit More About Me…
I live in L.A. (in the Valley, for L.A. natives) with my daughter and fiancé.
I’m creatively inspired most by music, architecture and culture.
I have a weakness for almost anything chocolate.
My style icons are Rihanna, Yara Shahidi, Kendall Jenner, Zendaya and Tracee Ellis Ross.
I started my natural hair journey in 2014.
My relationship with fashion started in middle school where I did some pretty creative things with fat shoelaces.
Self love, self appreciation and self expression have become really important to me.
Hamburgers are my favorite food.
The hardest thing I’ve ever done is ask you to let me up level your style and your closet.
I’m an introvert.