Behind the Seams: Tracy Reese



What have you recently been inspired by that will find its way into your next collection?

Color! I am always inspired and stimulated by color.


What has been your proudest moment as a designer?

I think  my proudest moment always, is when I see my dresses on the streets.


How do you go about designing the prints in your collection?

I get a lot of inspiration from art but, mainly, I just pay attention to what is going on around me.



What is your favorite summer vacation destination?

I will always love the beach. But I also love to explore new places and see things I haven’t seen before.


If you could give advice to aspiring designers, what would it be?

Just go for it! Stick to your vision and be willing to put in the effort!


Name the 3 items from your wardrobe that are your favorite:

I am really feeling easy pieces right now that fall away from the body, but still feel feminine… I would have to say a modern, yet casual jacket or a new pant silhouette,  and a great peplum dress.