Interview with Valeria Alvez (@bodybyval)


Thank you so much for joining us! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path? 

I am a Celebrity Fashion Designer, I am also the ONLY Female Designer for FUBU – For Us By Us Clothing Line. I Custom Make Wardrobe For Celebrities On Tour Such As Flo-Rida, Dru Hill, Safaree, Jah Cure, Jodeci, 112, Evander Holyfield.

Can you share the most interesting story that happened to you since you started doing this? 

Yes, I Made A Custom Made Shirt for Flo-Rida for the Charlie Brown Movie and Snoopy and the Shirt was requested by the Peanuts Worldwide Organization and the Shirt placed in The Charlie Brown Museum In Tokyo Japan. If you google Body By Val Flo Rida The Press Release is available online.

Which tips would you recommend to your colleagues in your industry to help them to thrive and not “burn out”? 

Persistence and Drive. 100 doors will close and people will tell you No. Keep going, live, eat and breathe your Dream, you will get the fruits of your labor.

None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. Is there a particular person who you are grateful towards who helped get you to where you are? Can you share a story? 

Myself and my mother. My mother was the only person willing to help me sew when I have unrealistic deadlines, the Charlie Brown themed shirt that.

How have you used your success to bring goodness to the world? 

I have made custom made wardrobe for Legendary Music Icons that represent some of the biggest genres in the World. I have inspired people to make something out of nothing and believe in themselves. If you can dream it you can achieve it. I have worked with my childhood heroes musically and I am the worst GO-To Wardrobe Designer TODAY.

Do you have a favorite “Life Lesson Quote”? Can you share a story of how that was relevant to you in your life? 

Yes; When I was growing up and the FUBU brand was one of the most successful urban brands my parents could not afford to buy me and my sister any FUBU clothes ever. Today I am FUBU’s First Female Designer.

How can our readers follow you on social media? 

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Press Releases, Tv-Shows, Celebrity Endorsements and Of course The 2 Fashion Lines I design Body By Val & FUBU The Collection.

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