Hack Your Wardrobe & Love Your Body With Costume Designer Leesa Evans #205

Topics Discussed In This Episode:

  • How clothing makes or breaks your day

  • What we communicate to the world through the way we dress

  • Through collaboration, building something better than you could ever conceive of on your own

  • How coming up with the initial design concept and then fitting an actor contributes to how the actor embodies their character

  • What it’s like to work with method actors

  • How collaboration betters you as a person

  • Some of the most beautiful, successful, and famous people are also some of the most insecure

  • The bizarre epiphany that Leesa had at 17 & how it affects the way she lives her life to this day

  • Choosing to be happy

  • Healing our subconscious wounds

  • Pushing yourself into creativity by filling voids

  • Feeling comfortable enough to connect with yourself

  • Leesa’s styling philosophy: the shapes that we wear help us get out of our comfort zone, and over time, that leads to a general feeling of well being

  • How the artistic intention of our clothing contributes to the way we express ourselves

  • You can’t fabricate confidence – that’s arrogance

  • Not letting your clothes stop you from doing anything you want to do in your life

  • Allowing your clothing to support you

  • Co-founding Stylefund with Amy Schumer with the mission to improve women’s process of getting dressed by helping them better understand their individual silhouettes

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