Lornadahl: How would you describe your personal style?
Mercille: My personal style is classy yet sexy, glamorous. But will always prioritize comfortability.
Lornadahl: Name your fashion icons.
Mercille: Khloe Kardashian, Kate Middleton and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Lornadahl: What’s that one thing you will NEVER be seen in public?
Mercille: Basketball shorts!
Lornadahl: What got you started in the fashion industry?
Mercille: I started in the fashion industry while I’m still a fashion styling student. I got the opportunity to be a plus size fashion model for SM Department store and other brands.
Lornadahl: What projects did you work on and which celebrities have you styled before?
Mercille: I worked in print ads, styling some politicians, TV programs like ASAP, styled Julia Montes, Paolo Avelino, Joem Bascon in teleserye “Walang Hanggan“, styled Snooky Serna for “Angelito” and “Kahit Konting Pagtingin“, and now I’m styling Jodi Sta. Maria as her character Maya in teleserye “Be Careful with my Heart” and styling Toni Gonzaga, Piolo Pascual, Iza Calzado, Beauty Gonzales and our fellow plus size beauty Cai Cortez in their filming movie under Star Cinema.
Lornadahl: What’s your biggest challenge as a fashion stylist?
Mercille: My biggest challenge as a fashion stylist is to maintain to be harmonious and professional despite of fatigue and consecutive sleepless nights. It’s really a very hardworking job but everything is bearable if you love what you do.
Lornadahl: What’s your biggest accomplishment as a stylist?
Mercille: I got featured and interviewed in some TV programs, and be able to work with prime celebrities because it means they trust my craft.
Lornadahl: Is there anything else you’d like to achieve?
Mercille: I’d like to experience the fashion industry abroad. And have my own styling book.
Lornadahl: What should we expect on Glam Tales?
Mercille: I will share my thoughts and tips for my fellow curvy women to make size not a problem to be chic and fashionable.
Photos from Mercille Tiomico.