- Pamela Quinzi is a Fashion Designer born and raised in Rome,Italy. At the age of 14 she decided to attend the Institute Armando Diaz in Rome, an Italian high school specializing in fashion. Learning about the Fashion business she was also an intern for the oldest Italian couture brands: Sorelle, Fontana, Gattinoni, Sarli. After earning her high school diploma, she moved to Milan and attended the Institute Marangoni studying fashion design with a specialty in accessories. She graduated in 2005, starting her carrier in Milan. Pamela has designed extensively at the upper echelons of the fashion industry. She was responsible of the development for two accessories collections of the iconic brand: Fiorucci. She developed Nijole women’s collection of clothing, evening dresses and accessories, including bags, shoes, and jewelry. She developed a highly regarded clothing and accessory line for Shane and a beachwear collection for CalaDi Volpe –Bain De Minuit. Working alongside the acclaimed designer Rossana Buriassi, she designed collaborations with leading luxury lines such as Armani Privé, Dolce and Gabbana, and Fiona Swarovski. With the Massimo Bonini Showroom, she developed the woman’s shoe collection for Paolo Ferrari’s autumn and winter 2008-09 collection. In the summer 2009 she came to New York City to do research and she fell in love with the city. “After 10 minutes in Time Square, I knew I had to live in New York! This city brings so much energy to my life and inspires my work. I spent the summer in Manhattan and returned to Italy to pack up my apartment.” In October 2009, Pamela moved to New York and started to collaborate as designer for an American company very well known for handbags in the fashion world, Gustto Inc. In 2010 she started her fashion art collection inspired by New York life, a touch of ‘80s referencing and baroque allure. Unique handmade pieces, mini dresses and accessories. The most important pieces in her collection are the shoes One-of-a Kind pieces that she customizes by hand. International press calls Pamela “The new Cinderella of New York" a name that has caught on and inspired her blog cinderellaofnewyork.com. In April 2010 she had the opportunity to show with a Fashion Show “New York Pop Princess” her first Hand-made Collection at the Greenhouse club in Manhattan. The show was a real success and after that she became part of the New York Fashion scene organizing events and Fashion Shows in the most exclusive locations in the City to promote her brand and also highlight of every New York Fashion Week with shows in exceptional venues. On June 7th, 2011 Pamela won first prize in the Pontemilvioin ModaFashion Competition in Rome.September 24th, 2011 Pamela won the prestigious Italian award PremioRaffello2011 Excellence of Made in Italy. May 2012 Pamela officially launched the new brand KILAME Designed by Pamela Quinzi. The label feature her One-of-a-Kind shoes and couture concept of a sexy woman, chic, elegant, a New Princess! Her work is flirty, fun, and hip. She does research everyday, working with embroidery, lace, vintage pieces, Swarovski crystals, giving her creations a magic atmosphere. She it's been featured in mayor Italians and International Magazines, websites, videos, TV along with interviews.Pamela is Kilame's testimonial and face of the brand. She collaborate with stylists, photographers, make up artists, hairstylists from all around the world.The key of her success is: Determination! Follow your dreams. Kilame is the proof that if you believe in yourself your dreams can come true!
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Cameo Girl TV Designer of the Month - Pamela Quinzi, Shoes, Shoes, Shoes and Baby Doll Dresses Oh My!!