Fashion is his life, period. Tieler discovered his passion for clothing at the age of five and began working with a sewing machine and designing his own clothes at age seven. In 2014, at just 14 years old, he was selected to compete on Lifetime network’s Project Runway: Threads. Tieler won and has gone on to be the featured designer in many local and regional fashion shows.
Tieler is often commissioned to design garments and his collections are anticipated to be in boutique retail locations. Frequently Tieler is asked to be a guest speaker at designs schools and summer intensives. In addition to being a fashion designer and public figure, Tieler is also a full-time student at the New Orleans Center of Creative Arts, where he studies a standard academic curriculum along with theater design. Tieler maintains a high grade point average while designing costumes for the theater after school, working on his own collections and making media appearances.
August 3, 2016
2015 SWFW Designer