The Heroine’s Journey of Aleah Leigh Woods in London

What is the best thing that I love about my work?
Hard question to answer i love all the different varieties of people you get to meet ,peoples ideas, all the versatility in what can be made out of the same products and how other people take my creations.
What is my idea of perfect happiness?
I take in a lot of rescue animals and being in my work shop with my animals is my place of happiness.
What is my greatest fear?
Is to die and not to have achieved all the goals i have set for myself that and being lost at sea.
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  
At work i am called the dragon lady by my team, as i am very organised and i like my creations be be completed in my vision so i will be harder on people to push them to be who they actually can be. In a good mood they call me mumma bear as i do care for all my staff and people i work with and i will always do what i can to make sure they are happy and looked after.
What is my greatest extravagance? 
Hard question i like to treat my friends and when i have a big job pay out i always make sure all of us have a great time and if there is anything they need i will get it for them, for myself materials are always my greatest extravagance i want the people who wear my one off piece, to feel completely special in them and this mean the finest materials.
On what occasion would I lie?  
I would say only if i was asks to, i am a very straight person and i do not deal with guilt well at all, so i will always tell people what is bothering me straight away else it will turn into something completely irrelevant to what it started with and result in falling out for no good reason, no one can ever learn if no one is ever honest with them.
What is the influence of role models, in my work and in my life?  
The universe is my influence and my belief that anything can be everything and everything can be anything, you just need to find the right way to turn it into what you have envisioned.
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? 
I would say i do not dislike anything about my work more sometimes the people you meet through it, but i would not say i dislike them, i find it informative when you meet people who do not get my ideas as there words may be said in a negative way you can always learn and take a positive from it .
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? 
In april i launched L.A fashion week with ashley roberts from the pussy cat dolls and where the photo shoot took place was unknowingly round the corner from where as a child homeless living on the streets i used to stay, being in this place again under very different circumstances was an incredible feeling of self achievement.
If I could, what would I change about myself? 
Appearance wise i would change some things but they are really irrelevant and more for my own self confidence, i work with very beautiful lovely people who would not intentionally make you feel bad, but if home life gets you down sometimes it can make you feel a bit down about yourself but that is my own issues.
What is my greatest achievement in work?
I am ambassador for the british polio fellowship, we did a project with virgin trains to raise awareness and unexpectedly i received a world record for first dress designed to be made over a wheel chair and it was out of train tickets. i am currently working on a second design record which you will be able to see next month..
What is my most inspirational location, in my city?
At my best friends gordon flynns house in angel london together we create so many ideas and we just can not stop, our version of relaxing is creating more he inspires me greatly.
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? 
I am a sucker for an indian Sipson tandoori is my local favorite place to eat, to drink anywhere that i can sit outside as i love being in nature before i moved my favourite was the saxon mill leamington spa beautiful place truly stunning.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?
My greatest fan would be robert meader he asked he he could come to my show as he loved what i am about and all the charity work i do, so of course i gave him a free ticket and we have been greatest of friends ever since, he attends all my shows and is amazing he always helps out if i need it and goes above and beyond for me every time would be lost with out him..
my sponsors cee langeveldt jera models and the green apple awards are always amazing, honoured to have them support me and my partner in crime is definitely kellie barclay she is my P.A and friend she keeps in me in line and sorts me out when i loose myself.
Whom would I like to work with in the future?
I would love to design for lady gaga i absolutely love the boundries she pushes in design and i know together we could create something out of this world.
What project, in the nearby future, am I looking forward to work on?
My on fire runway show will be this september 25th in burton on trent at conkers, i have been trying to do this show for awhile but because i will be setting my models on fire down the runways it has been a challenging process that i am now ready for. this performance is going to be emance and my best work to date.
How can you contact me?
You can contact me by email
twitter @alcfashion  instagram #aleahleighdesigns

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