Alaia Manley


Your idea of happiness?

Not having to worry

Your idea of misery?

Knowing that the earth is dissolving of all its resources and knowing that there’s not much we are doing as a human race to save it.

If not yourself, who would you be?

Myself with more money.

Your heroes?

People that are willing to pave the way for others instead of trying to be the “only one”.

What is your present state of mind?

Overwhelmed with projects and ideas but hyped for them because I have some really great things coming in the near future.

Bedside table books?

I’ve been loaned “How to Wreck a Nice Beach”.

What do you do if you can’t sleep at night?

Scroll through memes, plan my outfit for the next day.

Do you collect?

Records, screenshots, lipsticks, cute graphics.

Tea or coffee?

Tea when i’m feeling put together, coffee when I feel like a mess.


What is your middle name?


What do you do in your free time?

Thrift when possible, rearrange my room, cook, zone out to music, nap.

What inspires you?

Authenticity in people.

What do you do for money?

I’m a graphic designer.

What do you do for pleasure?

Design, dj, eat.

What do you usually eat for breakfast?

What is breakfast?

If you could live in a different era?

Maybe I’d like to be my current age in the late 80s?

Favorite fictional character?

Dirk Diggler.

Skirts or pants?

I equally fuck with both but prefer tights skirts and baggy pants.


What is the strangest thing you believed as a child?

When I was young, my mom jokingly referred to Vanessa Williams as my dad's girlfriend because he thought she was pretty so for the longest time, I thought my dad had dated her.

A color?

Periwinkle or tomato red/orange.

A city?

New Orleans or Memphis sound good to me rn.

What are your plans for this weekend?

Lots of stuff to design.

A song?

Freakin Time (Pt 2) - Asphalt Jungle.

Right or left handed?


What is the best dish you can cook?

Typically I would say enchiladas but lately I’ve been feeling shrimp & grits.