Teresa Bowers [teresabowers]
What is your specialty as a stylist? fashion, salon, image, objects...?
I am a makeup artist,model and Dominatrix
Can you provide a link to a site where we can see something of your work or of where you work.
In what style or trend do you classify yourself?
What are your clients like?
Very eager to please!
How did you begin to develop your talent? Have you possesed it since you were a child?
What importance has professional training had on your career?
Being in the modeling and fashion industry introduced me to a wide variety of people with different taste in everything.I also went to beauty school which is a big help in transformations.
When did you first realize you could make a living this way?
Its hard to say-really hard.I do it more for pleasure than business.I'm very good at it,and the sparkle in their eyes when I hand them a pair pf panties and stockings is enough for me.
What people or experiences have taught you the most and helped you to arrive where you are?
My ex husband taught me not to stay somewhere when you're not happy.And my first boyfriend taught me about trust and vulnerability.
What is your concept of beauty? Why does it change so much from one culture to another, or from one era to another?
Beauty is feeling good about yourself.
Do you need to love what you do, or does professionalism suffice?
I happen to love what I do and I think it makes all the difference.
What do you do when a client requests something that you believe is not suitable for him/her?
We discuss it.I have a very open mind and whats right for one person may not be right for everyone.
Besides advising clients, do you also educate them?
Oh yes,I teach them everything they need to know and more.
Isn't there a cult of vanity in premeditated publicity and fashion poses?
Your definition of "glamour"?
Each person seems to have their own definition.
Please name three well-known personalities whose look you admire, and three who need to urgently change their image.
Picasso,Van Gogh,and Micky Rourke.
Being surrounded by a different style can cause a person to feel different. Can such a feeling transform a person?
What trends do you see gaining momentum?
Make a prediction: how long will the fashion of piercing and tattoos last?
Its been around for a long time and I'm sure it will continue.
What magazines or websites do you follow to keep up to date? What other types of cultural inputs serve as sources of inspiration for you?
I am a member of several online groups and sites including FetLife which I love.
I would like to be more discerning when I buy clothes or furniture. What do you recommend I do to acquire this ability?
All you need is a good woman to help.