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Interview with Pamela

1. Introduce yourself

I’m Pamela Quinzi, Italian Celebrity Fashion Designer. I was born and raised in Rome, Italy and I studied Fashion and worked in Milan for many years for very famous Made in Italy Italian brands such: Dolce and Gabbana, Fiorucci, Armani. In 2009 I moved to New York City and inspired by the Manhattan energy I created my brand Kilame of One of a kind shoes, dresses and accessories.

2. What was your story of becoming fashion designer?

I had a lot of experience in the Italian and European Fashion Industry as Fashion Designer and brand manager, creative director. Developing Collections for other clients over the years. I worked for Gustto Inc. A famous accessories company in New York that gave me the opportunity to learn about the American market too. In 2012 registered my brand Kilame in USA.

3. As the creator of Kilame collection, you shoes walking the most famous Red Carpet in the world. What about the background of the Kilame brand's remarkable growth as a fashion designer in New York?

To be a Celebrity Fashion Designer, starting from New York and working Globally around the world it’s an incredible journey and an unbelievable experience every day. Kilame is about the beauty of feeling confident, wearing shoes, clothes and accessories that will be noticed and will give you a beautiful energy and strength. My mission is to inspire women around the world with my designs and my story. I showed my Kilame Collection during many New York Fashion Week, Los Angeles, Paris, I had my shoes at the Oscar’s Red Carpet and worked with amazing Hollywood celebrities.

In 2019 I published my first book ‘The Cinderella of New York’, the story of how a pair of shoes changed my life. In 2023 The United State President, Joe Biden, awarded me with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for my career.

I’m grateful for everything that I accomplish in my life, working hard.

4.What motivated you to move from New York to Dubai? Is there a goal you definitely want to achieve in Dubai?

I’ve been thinking about Dubai for many years and finally the right time for me to come to Dubai arrived. I’m excited to see this new enchanting world what can offer to me and my career.

5.What would be your advice to young entrepreneurs on what is the most important factor in success in life?

My advice is always to stay focus, believe in yourself and follow your dreams! Life is not easy but if we believe it, we can do it.

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