[Forbes] How A Self-Made, Self-Taught Fashion Designer Became A Major Hollywood Player In Just 3 Years

[Forbes] How A Self-Made, Self-Taught Fashion Designer Became A Major Hollywood Player In Just 3 Years

Maxie James is a fashion designer to the stars, including Blac Chyna, Letoya Luckett, Erica Mena and India Love, and a boutique owner who “won’t let anything stop me from going after my dreams.” Her clothing line, Ellae Lisque, held its second annual show this past Sunday, the same day as James’ 30th birthday. Her line will appear in New York Fashion Week this coming weekend. Style House by MJ, her clothing store, is one of the only Black-owned businesses on LA’s swanky Melrose Ave. What’s even more remarkable (read the full article on Forbes)
[HuffPost] How Clothing Designer Maxie James Turned Her Gifts Into A Business

[HuffPost] How Clothing Designer Maxie James Turned Her Gifts Into A Business

Los Angeles – based fashion designer Maxie James used her local celebrity status to build her clothing brand. “I’ve always been popular. So I used my popularity to fuel my business,” Maxie tells me over the phone one afternoon. Maxie is a 29-year-old black female entrepreneur with two successful companies. The first is Ellae Lisque which is her clothing fashion line. On the heels of her third fashion show which will showcase her Fall 2017 collection amongst a crowd of black Hollywood socialites, including confirmed attendees Draya Michele, DomiNique Perry (HBO’s Insecure) and Media Mogul Karen Civil, the self-taught fashion designer breaks down her journey to success and gives advice to inspiring fashion designers (read the full article on HUFFPOST)
“Award Show Ready”

“Award Show Ready”

With so many red carpet events, award shows, release parties and birthday bashes we recommend that you checkout out our “Strapless-V”. This stunner is perfect for any occasion and will give you just the right amount of sexy, sassy and class. The “Strapless V” will definitely draw attention and will leave your admirers breathless, speechless and gawking as seen here on the beautiful Meagan Good. The Meagan Good campaign can be seen in the latest issue of Attract Magazine coming September 22, 2014 as well as at bus-stops across Los Angeles and more specifically along Melrose Avenue and Pointsettia Avenue. Make sure you check out her group Phenix Rose as they get ready to blow-up the music charts and make sure you grab a copy of Attract Magazine to see the rest of the article.
Date Night

Date Night

Every woman needs that show-stopper of a dress when heading out for ‘Date Night” or even drinks with the girls. Our ‘All Eyes” red dress has a gorgeous high slit in the front with a racer back and is ideal for either occasion. Be warned ladies, this dress will make heads turn and expect the unexpected when wearing Ellaé Lisqué . As seen on the gorgeous Brooke Bailey who is a former cast member of the hit show #BasketballWivesofLA . The dress reveals just enough skin, leaving room for the imagination. Make sure you grab this on our site www.ellaelisque.com
Ellae Lisque 0 [Rolling Out] Maxie James discusses business, branding and blessings

Ellae Lisque 0 [Rolling Out] Maxie James discusses business, branding and blessings

Maxie James, the owner of fashion line Ella Lisque, consulting company Self Made Boss Babe, and Los Angeles-based store Style House by MJ, is a woman who not only works hard to see her own businesses flourish, but also pushes those around her to do the same. Through her consulting company, James leads branding assessments for those who are either having trouble finding a career that includes their passion or already have existing brands and are looking to take their company to the next level. Who is Maxie James? Read the full article
NYFW Art Hearts Fashion SS/18

NYFW Art Hearts Fashion SS/18

Ellae Lisque at NYFW Art Hearts Fashion SS/18. Model walks the runway for Ellae Lisque at New York Fashion Week Art Hearts Fashion show hosted by Nick Cannon at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on September 9, 2017 in New York City. Maxie James is a vivacious and stylish woman who found her start as a stylist to many prominent Hollywood celebrities, this just catapulted her to use and implement her creative ability to offer her fans and admirers a piece of who Maxie James is, which is the brand Ellaé Lisqué.
COVID-19

COVID-19

Thank you. Thank you all for all your support and love for our brand. Unfortunately, there will be shipping delays due to the Los Angeles quarantine. Please bare with us during this pandemic. There will be priority mail options again once we fully re-open. Again Thank you for all the support. We value and see you.