Owner, stylist and model at Ruby Madison, Latrenda Schechter
Hello everyone! Today’s Twitterview is with the #DavannisWithJoel winner, @RubyMadisonLLC. Lets get this going and get on our way!
Latrenda: Yay I’m excited to start!
So share a little bit about your self Latrenda. Where did you grow up and what kinds of things interested you?
Latrenda: I grew up in MPLS until 8th grade then I moved to Eagan when I was in High school. I ran track and was a varsity comp
Cheerleader I started modeling in high school as well
I always had to be involved with something I never really liked sitting at home. Sports was my way of staying active.
Did modeling come easy for you, and when did you decide that you wanted to make it a career for yourself?
Latrenda: Modeling came easily to me because I loved fashion and wearing all the fun clothes; that made me excited to do it!
i decided I wanted to pursue modeling full time after high school I realized how much I loved it and decided to focus..
after college I had time to pursue it more and my love of fashion and modeling grew as I became more involved
What did you focus on in college, and when did you start your own company?
Latrenda: I studied Marketing Communications at UWRF and I started my company in February 2011
So what kind of work does you company do, and what kinds of companies do you work with/for?
Latrenda: I do fashion and image consulting which involves closet makeovers, personal shopping with &4clients for everyday &
and special events. I put on fashion shows and do media work. I work with malls such as @EdenPrairieCtr and …
and Ridgedale center I have worked with @twincities_live And @EdenPrairieCtr on a couple of fashion segments.
I pretty much deal with all things fashion!
What are some of your favorite stores to shop at, and who are some of your favorite designers?
Latrenda: I enjoy online shopping and shopping in store.I love @shopbop it is an online store & has many great designer options.
I also enjoy shopping at Von Maur @EdenPrairieCtr one of my fave designers is Micheal Kors I love the simple chic of…
of his designs and he makes great watches. I also like Tom Ford.
If you could give one tip for dressing for the FALL season, what would it be?
Latrenda: Don’t be afraid to wear color! Fall clothing will still be rich in color, however the color palette has changed to…
rich jewel tones such as merlot reds and purple popular for this fall is hunter green.Hunter green is a great…
alternative to wearing black and hunter green looks great on just about everyone.
Joel: Thanks for your time today Latrenda. Keep up the good work of helping people look their best!
Latrenda: Thank you Joel! This was a blast. Have a great day!