Who He Is: Laurence is a self-taught freelance fashion designer who previously worked in retail.
How He Defines His Aesthetic: He wants to create clothing for inspiring women in power, like First Lady Michelle Obama.
Why He Might Win: Some of the world's greatest design talents, including Elie Saab and Jacques Fath, have been self-taught just like Laurence. Also, he describes himself as "a force to be reckoned with."
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