The Wow Factor: Daughter of the legendary Bob Marley, Cedella Marley is CEO of the Tuff Gong International record label, as well as a musician and author. Marleyâ€™s Catch a Fire fashion label, named after her fatherâ€™s first album, is worn by the likes of Gwen Stefani and Angela Bassett and debuts its â€œHigh Tideâ€ swimwear collection at CFW 2012. Also, Marleyâ€™s Puma-commissioned designs will adorn the Jamaican Olympic team during the London 2012 games.
The Inspiration: â€œMy great aunt was a seamstress and she nurtured my love of deconstructing. Of course, my parents are my fashion icons,â€ Marley says.
The Advice: â€œIâ€™d tell any budding designers to design for yourself and follow your vision.â€