We had the good fortune of connecting with Presley King and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Presley, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
Ever since I was a little girl I leaned toward anything that was creative. I have always known I’d end up pursuing a career that had to do with something artistic because of who I am and what my interests were.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
As an artist i have a lot of free range to create something (in my case) someone would want to wear. There are a lot of pieces I am proud of, but mainly the ones that started from just a sketch and then I get to see it transform into a actual piece of clothing. My favorite part is being able to try on my creation I just made, it just makes me feel so great. I got to where I am today by myself mainly because I am self taught. I had to learn a lot over the years and make a lot of mistakes to be able to today make a garment that is well put together. I would like the world to know that everything I make and everything I believe in is 100% authentic, I believe in making the best clothing that clients would love to wear and being my highest and best self.

Any great local spots you’d like to shoutout?
I’d want to hit up the beach for a relaxing time. Then I would just want to show all of my favorite local spots. I love this restaurant in Carlsbad village, KoKo Beach, so we would stop there next. I love going to Encinitas so we would drive down there, and my favorite crystal shop down there is Earths Elements, so I would just have to stop in. The vibe in Encinitas is my favorite, such a good time.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I’d love to shoutout my mom and dad, they are my number one supporters, and always have been with everything I am passionate about. My mom and dad have a artistic background, so I was bound to roll with that and I did.

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