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

Hi Elizabeth, what role has risk played in your life or career?
I’m no stranger to risk, it comes with the territory in my acting and music career, however starting my own business came with risks I had never had before.
When I decided to start my styling and closet business it had to do with timing most of all. I have always had part time creative gigs where I answered to someone else and a few 9-5 corporate stints that I never felt like myself in. I finally came to a point in my life that it became clear that it was the time to go out on my own. Once I took the plunge I felt an internal positve affrimation, and a huge external support system of family and friends cheering me on.

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Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
When I was in college we were presented with the question “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” I was baffled. I had taken a semester off and felt behind. I had just made the choice to go back to school and really focus on performing. I couldn’t imagine planning ahead 5 years. In a way that worked for me. I knew I wanted to perform on stage. In order to make that a possiblity I worked jobs that allowed a flexible schedule. I was a photography assistant, I worked in retail, I assisted an interior designer, I was a traveling nanny. I taught theatre and dance. I toured with a band. I picked up skill sets through each little job that I have been able to apply to my own business. Starting my styling business was the creative job I didn’t realize I wanted. This felt right. I love making my clients feel GOOD whether they are getting ready for a big event or trying to not feel overwhelmed when they walk into their closet.

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Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I can waste hours away in Bishop Arts. I would shop at Jowa, Beatnik, Rare Heart Vintage. Spend mutiple coffees and cocktails at Wild detectives and walk out with new reading material. In Lakewood Juju’s is a favorite and for a quick gift a stop at the T shop. A little divey experience at Lakewood Landing. Don’t forget the theatre scene. Get weird at The Ochre House, pack a picnic and head to Shakespeare Dallas this summer, get dressed up a catch a show at Theatre Three.

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Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
My best friend Natalie Young, founder of The Trophy Club has helped me navigate this new journey. Her extensive knowledge in how you present your company to the world has been priceless.

Also myself. Very few versions of myself would have made this big bold choice.

Website: https://elizabethevansstyling.com/

Instagram: @emevansstyle_

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-evans-b02b9292/

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Image Credits
All photos are by Kelsey Allen

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