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Saturday, April 16, 2011

Blogger Turned Designer: Interviewing Tuesdai Noelle


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My long-time fashion blogger friend Tuesdai Noelle recently launched Designs by Tuesdai, which includes clothing and a new purse collection called Messi Floor.

She has a purse sample at the Loveys Accessories Boutique, which is owned by Tionna Smalls (who you might know from What Chili Wants).

This accessories designer is well on her way to securing her dream. Check out the interview and learn more about Tuesdai, her reflections and her designs!

Oh to Be a Muse: What are you trying to accomplish with Designs by Tuesdai?

Tuesdai Noelle: I want to bring a new style into the fashion industry. Sometimes I'll hear a woman in her 50s, or so, say
something to her friend like, 'Do you remember when we used to wear this or that?' Or I'll hear my mom say, 'Honey, that ain't nothing new--we used to wear that messi-floor3when I was a teenager.' My goal in today's fashion is to present something that people will look at and say, 'Wow! Now that's something I've never seen before.'

Muse: What inspired you to form Messi Floor, and how did you get the idea to decorate the bags the way you do?
TN: I'm a collage artist so it's just in my nature to put things together and create an artistic piece. I was working on a collage when I had the idea to design purses--using them as a canvas or "floor" and then designing a display of different, unusual and unique items into somewhat of a creative "mess" and calling it the Messi Floor Collection.
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Muse: Some people might remember that you used to have a blog called Reflections By Tuesdai. How is Tuesdai Noelle reflected in your designs?
TN: Those who remember my Reflections by Tuesdai blog will recall that it was a form of expressing what creative thought that was going on in my mind at that moment. So when I design a Messi Floor handbag, I like to say it's more than a handbag...it's an expression.

I just flow with the moment when I'm designing something. If it feels right and it says "Tuesdai" then that's what I go for.
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Now that you know about Tuesdai and her passion, here's your chance to win this great Messi Floor handbag. It is decorated with an assortment of jewelry--including a silver watch, pearls, stones, ribbon and a magnet.

messi-floor-tnTo Enter:
(leave a comment)
♥ Follow this blog with Google Friend Connect
♥ Follow Tuesdai on Twitter

Extra entries:
♥ Follow the Muse on Twitter
♥ Like the Muse on Facebook

Giveaway ends April 23!

You can see more of Tuesdai's collection at her site Designs by Tuesdai.

And check out all of my other fashionista interviews

Also I was featured on Pens and Lens today -- Favorite Blog Award & Interview--check it out here!

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45 comments

CS1993 said...

Nice post i like it dear ;)
CS1993

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MosaMuse said...

I've been seeing these clutches floating around on the internet but I never knew who designed them. I think its cute that she put whats inside your clutch on the outside. Best of luck to her.
xo
MosaMuse

Reyna @fashionmist♥ said...

Lovely post! xx

indianmakeupways said...

great post dear. loved reading it :)

Krystal said...

she seems like an awesome girl! I love that she's trying to be totally unique...very cool.

Couture Carrie said...

Fabulous interview!

xoxox,
CC

Sisters Building Sisters said...

Not only is she beautiful from the inside out she’s multi-talented. Her designs are unique and eye catching. I have two of her messi floor handbags and boy oh boy did heads turns when I rocked mine. Sometimes you want to wear something different. Something unique.
Designs by Tuesdai and her new messi floor collections are the way to go.

~LaTonia Harrell

Meg.Meh.P. (Capturingfashionindia.blogspot.com) said...

Amazing interview and love her work as well; the bag sounds so amazing. Enter me.
♥ Following this blog via GFC: Meg
♥ Followed Tuesdai on twitter: @megmehp
For extra entries: Old follower;
♥ Followed the Muse on Twitter: @megmehp
♥ Liked the Muse on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/megmehtab

Thanks!

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Shareena said...

That's a cool and unique purse! ^_^

Jel said...

im a blog follower already :)

twitter follower of @tuesdai_noelle, @xanjelix
twitter follower of @OhtoBeaMuse, @xanjelix
FB fan, FB account name is Jung Rae Woo

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Jennifer Fabulous said...

Omg I used to love her blog! I was saddened when she left, but it seems it was the best decision for her! These purses are GORGEOUS! She has such amazing talent. :)

Definitely count me in for this giveaway. I'm following you (duh, hehe) and I'm now following Tuesdai on twitter!

Jennifer Fabulous said...

I also follow you on twitter!

Jennifer Fabulous said...

And I like your blog on fb. I'm Jenny Benny! xoxo

Hello Naka said...

they look amazing!

nakasnet@googlemail.com

thanks for hosting the giveaway and good luck to everyone :3

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

What a sweet interview and the clutch with the Hershey's piece - hilarious!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

The Corner Shop said...

Now these purses are original! Very creative

Adiya

Marcia B. said...

Omg i'm always looking for unique clutches and i found it!!!!!!!! I love these and love the brand name! Great post! Visiting her page now!

Tara @ Haute Lunch said...

Great interview! I love the clutches- very cool! Congrats on the feature and award as well! :)

Following Muse on GFC as Tara Jobe and Tuesdai on Twitter as @Haute_Lunch!
Also following Muse on Twitter.
And a fan on Facebook as Haute-Lunch.com!

Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!

nil said...

loved the purse :)
and awesome interview! =)

Michelle Lee said...

i love her works :)
i followed your blog via GFC
followed her twitter account (mine is @divalicious_m)
thanks for the awesome giveaway event!

http://pinklemonincrystal.blogspot.com

Daniela_24 said...

Wonderful giveaway! *.*

GFC's name: Daniela_24
Facebook name: Daniela Basílio
I follow both Twitter as Daniela_B24

Thanks :D

Stephanie said...

Wow! your blog is really nice! love it!!!
xxx

Stéphanie
http://stephanieblogmode.blogspot.com

Audrey Allure said...

Great giveaway! I now follow Tuesdai on Twitter.

I also already follow you on through GFC, Twitter, and am already a fan on Facebook! :)

The Red Angel said...

Sadly I don't have Twitter so I can't follow her there :( I do follow you on Facebook and on Google Friend Connect though, Cheryl!

I absolutely love Tuesdai's Messi Floor products, they are all stunning! Awesome interview. :)

~TRA

http://xtheredangelx.blogspot.com

Vicky said...

Wonderful. But I don't have twitter neither! :( the cluchts look great!

Vicky
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Bonnie said...

This is a great interview. I'm so glad you shared!!!

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Twitter: @GlamKitten88

What Sadie Did said...

Ooh following on Google connect :D

Sadie x
http://whatsadiedid.blogspot.com/

What Sadie Did said...

And following you both on Twitter now too! :)

Sadie x
http://whatsadiedid.blogspot.com/

Irina Lori said...

such a great idea with a details on the bag, just wow!

Lexy @ Quirky Explosion said...

AH SUCH A FABULOUS INTERVIEW. I love reading interviews with designers - it gives so much dimension. She definitely sounds very passionate. I love it.

That bag? Eeeeek.

QUIRKYEXPLOSION.blogspot.com

dotie said...

well done on the interview!
her designs are really one of a kind..i might need to check out her website :)

eclectic du jour

camille said...

i love her clutches! they're really creative and amazing!

sacheebombom.blog.com

Mimi said...

she is definitely very talented! i'm glad i am a follower of your blog and on twitter as well. will be following her too. :D

<3, Mimi
http://whatmimiwrites.blogspot.com/

Sell WoW Account said...

really love the purses' designs. so unique and fun!:D

Mitr Friend - Bhushavali said...

Love the clutches!!! They are so great!!!!!
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Rhoda a.k.a xMiss-Charmingx said...

I could definitely use that clutch. She really has an eye for detail. Good stuff.

Congratulations on the interview.
P.S. I'm following theboth of you so I'm hoping to win :)

Kat said...

I'm a proud GFC follower :)
I think all her clutches are so unbelievably cool! :)

(i don't have twitter)

katch05 at gmail dot com

Diego R. Wyatt said...

Fab interview! I LOVE how Tuesdai designs bags and the whole concept behind 'Messi Floor.' She has a really artsy-avant garde approach to designing handbags while still creating wearable and classic pieces.

Diego
www.howtozipyourfly.com

indianmakeupways said...

great interview and loved the post.

well, i follow u thru gfc and twitter(indianmakeupways), i like u in facebook (ammu ramjith)

I followed the fab designer on twitter too :) (indianmakeupway)

indianmakeupways said...

oh and my email id is indianmakeupways@rediffmail.com

Ms.Fashionista said...

I followed everyone I could on Twitter and than followed you on GFC! Hope I win!

www.alifeinthefashionlane.blogspot.com

xxx

Anaonheels said...

I did everything! Love this!

e-mail: anasurdilovic@yahoo.com

LADI CHIC said...

I think Tuesdai is amazing and can't wait to see her bags in Barney's NY one day and I can say I knew way back when! :) Great Post!

CheekyFBaby said...

I am so excited for Tuesdai!!! Her items are so unique! I love how they're so girly and chic! I love all the little trinkets & baubles that she finds to put on her pieces! Messi floor is perfect for girls like me! I just noticed my comment kinda rhymes lol. That wasn't on purpose :) Fingers crossed I win!

Anonymous said...

I love the interview and the purses are great. I like how they all have a watch on the outside so you can just look at your bag for the time. Brilliant idea!

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