HARRY REX CLOTHING
MAKER: AMY TABB
Austin Fashion Week is fast approaching! I am so excited to see the new collections from our local designers and one of my favorites is the incredibly talented, Amy Tabb. A third generation seamstress, she embodies a classic, timeless aesthetic with Harry Rex ready-to-wear. Amy is premiering her new collection Friday, May 19th at AFW. Grab your tickets to check out Harry Rex next week here.
WHY DO YOU CALL AUSTIN HOME:
I have lived in Austin for 13 years. I absolutely love this city! My youngest was born here and is a True Austinite. I love the people here in Austin, The Live Music and the Culture of the City.
FAVORITE SONG/ARTIST/ALBUM FOR A SPARK OF CREATIVITY
Anything by the Bangles, Blondie or Bananarama! Love Girl Power
BIGGEST DEBATE OF ALL: COFFEE or TEA, BE SPECIFIC ;)
I love Coffee. My favorite is a French Vanilla Latte. It is a great way to get my day started. I think Coffee in moderation is not bad for you!
WHO DO YOU FOLLOW FOR INSTAGRAM INSPIRATION
@styleheroine, @camillecharriere, @kayleighskloset, and @thefashionquitar
So many good ones out there!
FAVORITE LOCAL FOOD TRUCK
Masa,Tx/The Most Amazing Street Food located at 600 W. 6th Street
It is street food with Spanish & Asian Foods
WHY DID YOU CHOSE TO BE A MAKER
I have always wanted to Design. It is my Passion. I love the ability to tell a great story through your clothes. I absolutely love it!
WHAT HAS BEEN THE MOST EXCITING MOMENT SO FAR OF YOUR CRAFT
Getting to make a red carpet dress event for a TV series premiere for Austin Actress Liz Tabish.
AS A SMALL BUSINESS, HOW DO YOU MAKE SURE YOUR BRAND STANDS OUT
I try to listen to what women want in their clothes and what is going to make them feel comfortable. Then I try to deliver the best product. I put a lot of time and thought into the design process always keeping forgiving silhouettes in mind while keeping it edgy.
MUST-SEE RECOMMENDATION FOR THOSE TRAVELING TO AUSTIN
Must see the Congress Avenue BATS!
WHO HAS HAD THE MOST CREATIVE INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE
My Mother Hands down for sure! She was a impeccable interior designer and could sew anything!
WHAT OTHER ARTISTS HAVE YOU LOVED COLLABORATING WITH
Benton Burford with Benton Art and Design. We have made some amazing custom fabrics. Check out his Instagram page for fabrics.
Where DO YOU CREATE BEST? EX: HOME, STUDIO, NATURE, ETC
Late at night at Home is always best for me.
HOW HAS SOCIAL HELPED YOUR BUSINESS, IF ANY
I am assuming you are talking about Social Media? I am not good at it but I am learning. It has definitely helped me with bloggers lots of collaborations.
HOW IMPORTANT IS SHOPPING LOCAL TO YOU
VERY! I love to support my community and the small business. I feel as though I have a better connection with them and their product. Kind of like we are family and I want them to succeed.
HOW HAS THE AUSTIN COMMUNITY SUPPORTED YOU
They have been wonderful. I am presenting for the first time at Austin Fashion Week this year and I am super excited!
WHAT IS ONE THING YOU WISH PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOUR DESIGNS
My designs are comfortable, edgy, fun and affordable.
FAVORITE LOCAL CURATED BOUTIQUE
Brazos Market in Georgetown Love this Place!
GO TO MID-DAY SNACK or ROUTINE FOR CREATIVE FUEL
I love two things Original Chex Mix and Trail Mix!
WHERE CAN SUPPORTERS FIND YOUR CREATIONS
Harryrex.com or on Instagram @harryrexstyle
For custom designs contact email@example.com