From professional misconceptions to cutthroat competition, being a stylist in Hollywood is not always glitz and glamour, but stylist Joey Tierney is here to answer all of our dire questions and give us a little scoop on the superlative style of one of her hottest clients, Ashley Madekwe. Joey got her start styling for Britney Spears's Dream Within a Dream tour in 2001 and has been working her way to the top ever since. Find out how Joey's love of beauty jump-started her thriving career, take notes on her three Fall essentials, and see where Ashley's killer style stems from.
CelebStyle: How did you know you wanted to be a stylist and how did you get your start?
Joey Tierney: I discovered my love for styling working in the wardrobe dept of Britney Spears's Dream Within a Dream world tour. The demanding schedule was insane, but it prepped me for the career that never sleeps.
CS: What in particular draws you to the profession?
JT: I'm the perfect match for this profession because of my neurotic obsession with aesthetics.
CS: What are some misconceptions about being a Hollywood stylist?
JT: People think that I'm playing dress-up all day, but I'm actually running a business.