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Exclusive Interview with Liane V

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We’ve been keeping a secret! We recently collaborated with the beautiful, funny, and extremely outgoing Liane V! Liane is a social media influencer who has dominated the online entertainment industry on platforms such as Vine, Instagram, and Youtube. She preaches positivity and is an inspiration to her fans and to all of those around her. Prior to the launch of her case, we had a chat with Liane in order to get to know her better and to hear her story. Enjoy our exclusive interview with Liane V!

1. When did you first realize that you wanted to be an entertainer?

When I was in high school I realized that I wanted to be an entertainer. I loved performing at talent shows and recitals. My family owned a DJ company and I would always perform at parties.

2. Was there anyone that you looked up to while you were growing up? Did they inspire you to do what you do now?

I looked up to artists like, Beyonce, JLo, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey. They definitely inspire me to do what I do now.

3. You chose not to attend college and moved to Los Angeles instead in order to pursue your dream. What was the first step that you took once you moved there?

The first steps I took once I moved to LA was to sign up for dance classes, acting classes, and vocal coaching.

4. When you are creating a career for yourself, there will always be people who will try to drag you down and discourage you. What do you have to say to those people today?

Those people end up congratulating you, and say things like. “ I knew you could do it!” You just can’t listen to other people’s opinions that discourage your dreams. I’m not the kind of person that will tell them “I told you so.” I just smile and continue to stay focused on what I love doing. Let my work speak for itself.

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5. When we reached out to you for a case collaboration, what made you want to design a case that also functioned as a mirror? And how did you come up with the small quotes on each case?

I wanted to design something I personally could use and also have a positive message behind it. I use my mirror case all the time at shoots, or touching up my glam. It’s very handy and all a lot of my friends ask to use it too! Also I love adding the quotes or words to remind us to stay positive. Just a touch of inspiration.

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We just wanted to give a HUGE thank you to Liane for taking some time out of her busy schedule to talk with us! Stay tuned for her case’s release date, which we will be posting about very soon. It’s the kind of case that anyone and everyone will love, and we guarantee that you’ll all be just as obsessed as we are!

Xoxo, The Fifth & Ninth Team!

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Which Fifth & Ninth Case Suits You Best?

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If you’re in the market for a new phone case, but you’re not quite sure which one you should commit to, we’ve got you covered (no pun intended). Simply take this personality quiz and we’ll tell you which Fifth & Ninth phone case you should put on your iPhone!

As you answer each question, be sure to keep track of the number corresponding with your response. Then, whichever number you chose the most will match up to which Fifth & Ninth phone case you should buy! Have fun!

  1. Which word best describes you?
    1. Cheerful
    2. Easy going
    3. Loud
    4. Iconic
  2. What’s your first thought in the morning?
    1. Yay! Another beautiful day!
    2. 5 more minutes…
    3. OMG. Need food.
    4. Ready to take on the world!
  3. What makes you the happiest?
    1. Spending time with my friends and family
    2. Travelling
    3. Dogs!!!
    4. Crushing my career goals
  4. What’s your favorite Beyonce song of all time?
    1. Crazy in Love
    2. Halo
    3. Single Ladies
    4. Run the World
  5. What’s your dream job?
    1. Teacher
    2. Writer
    3. Athlete
    4. I just wanna be famous
  6. Pick an Instagram filter
    1. Clarendon
    2. Gingham
    3. Lark
    4. Valencia
  7. Which place is your dream vacation destination?
    1. Santorini
    2. Dubai
    3. Bora Bora
    4. Paris
  8. What’s your specialty at a dinner party?
    1. Baking the desserts
    2. Playing the music
    3. Mixing the drinks
    4. Being the life of the party, duh!
  9. What’s your favorite place to shop online?
    1. Revolve
    2. ASOS
    3. Amazon
    4. Whatever boutique I stumble upon
  10. What’s your favorite type of dessert?
    1. Ice cream (with sprinkles, of course!)
    2. Pie
    3. Does a chocolate martini count?
    4. Cupcakes

If you got…

Mostly 1’s: Say Yes To Sprinkles

It’s no secret that you’re a total ball of sunshine 100% of the time! You’re always in a good mood and you spread joy wherever you go! You should definitely buy our Say Yes To Sprinkles case, which we designed in collaboration with blogger Color Me Courtney! We know this case will make your phone look just as happy as you are!

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Mostly 2’s: Rose Quartz

You’re the chill one in your friend group! You know how to have a good time without getting carried away, and you’re favorite thing to do is relax! We think our Rose Quartz case would be perfect on your iPhone because it’s trendy, while also showcasing the calming and healing abilities of the rose quartz stone.

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Mostly 3’s: Squeezed Lime

Compared to everyone around you, you’re the one who’s always down for a good time! You’re generally very outgoing and expressive… and maybe even a little loud. You should totally buy our Squeezed Lime case, which we made in collaboration with makeup artist Vlada Haggerty. This case is the perfect combination of funky and fresh. Not to mention, it’s the perfect accessory for summer!

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Mostly 4’s: Queen B

You’re the Queen B of your friend group, and a total it-girl! There’s no obstacle you can’t overcome and no goal you can’t absolutely crush. Since you’re so iconic, we think you should be sporting our personal favorite case, the Queen B case. Inspired by the famous Gucci bee, this case is perfect for the girl who knows exactly what she wants!

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We hope this quiz helped you find your perfect phone case!

Xoxo,

The Fifth & Ninth Squad!

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Our Founder’s Advice To Female Entrepreneurs

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Meet our Creative Director, Bryce McGillivray…

As a native Rhode Islander, Creative Director Bryce McGillivray has brought New York City fashion home and given it her own personal spin!

Bryce graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2014 with a major in Textile Marketing and a minor in Journalism. Shortly after, she took on the big city to make her small-town dreams come true, but what she gained from this experience is more than she could have ever imagined!

Now, Bryce works as the Creative Director of Fifth & Ninth, where she collaborates with designers to bring ideas to life and leads the advertising and marketing efforts of the company.

With Bryce being such an inspiration, we decided to interview her and extract four main pieces of advice that would be helpful to young female entrepreneurs who are striving towards success.

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Don’t be afraid of new experiences

 First and foremost, we asked Bryce what she believes helped her to get to where she is today. She said that aside from the support of her family and a few important people, it was her experiences that shaped her journey, specifically the experience of living in New York City. Bryce says that it “was a time of growth for [her] as an adult and a professional in the workplace.” She says: “not only did I learn more about myself, but I am still so inspired from that time period in my life and incorporate it into this brand daily.” So, ladies, never shy away from change, even if it may scare you. Instead, run towards new experiences, because they may be the key to your success!

#2
Always believe in yourself

Next, we asked Bryce to reveal the biggest lesson that she’s learned so far, based on her unique experiences. While she said there are a lot of important lessons that she has learned along her journey, she identifies the most critical one to be that you have to believe in yourself 100% before you can expect anyone else to believe in yourself. Bottomline: confidence is key. And, in the wise words of Bryce: “Fake it ’til you make it, sister!

#3
Understand that nothing is impossible

We also asked Bryce what she considers to be her greatest accomplishment in her career so far. She responded by saying that she considers her biggest accomplishment to be working alongside some of her favorite celebrities. For those who don’t know, Fifth & Ninth has collaborated with various notable designers, bloggers, and public figures, including Alana Hadid, Vlada Haggerty, and many more! Bryce says that when she started working in the industry, she would “put people who [she] aspired to be on such a pedestal that felt impossible to reach.” She added, however, that “with every professional milestone, the pedestal became easier and easier to reach.” So, always remember that no dream is too big if you’re willing to work for it!

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Know yourself

Finally, we asked Bryce the golden question: What advice would you give to young women who want to succeed in this industry? Her response was simple: “Know yourself.” She says that this is the ground you stand on. Elaborating on that statement, Bryce added that “it’s so important to know your strengths, but it’s even more important to know your weaknesses.” In fact, she recommends that you take a few minutes out of each day to self-reflect. This can make all the difference in the world! Always remember that you have to be your own biggest fan, supporter, and advocate.

Jeanette Getrost Sits Down with Women’s Wear Daily

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Fifth & Ninth’s partner, Jeanette Getrost, recently sat down with Women’s Wear Daily to discuss her up and coming projects. Read more below to see what Jeanette is up to! Stay on the lookout for Fifth & Ninth’s mention!

BETWEEN THE LINES: In New York for a Q&A at Spring Place and a happy hour at Camp David in Brooklyn on Thursday, Los Angeles-based fashion illustrator Jeanette Getrost discussed how the medium is coming back to life.

About 20 will be at the NYFW event at Spring and the crowd will be considerably livelier at Camp David, the co-working space for creatives started by Milk Studios’ Mazdack Rassi and Erez Shternlich. Getrost chalked up the renewed interest in fashion illustration to social media giving artists a platform to get their work out. In addition, “People get a little tired of new media and have this yearning for the past and they want things to be handmade. You can see the same Instagram posts on a daily basis but with artists they are creating something new that you’ve never seen before.

A few years ago she worked for “Project Runway” one season. Sketching the winning looks from each episode for a social media campaign. Next week she will be live sketching at a Ferragamo event in Los Angeles. Getrost, whose work can be found on Absolut Art, also has a line of phone cases coming out with Fifth & Ninth. And she recently did some package design for Kate Somerville that can be found in Sephora. Forerunners such as René Gruau and David Downton, as well as Isaac Mizrahi’s illustrations are among her favorites. “Fashion illustration offers a new way to look at collections even if it’s current runways,” Getrost said…… READ MORE AT Women’s Wear Daily- http://wwd.com/.

 

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