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

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

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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

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