Tigerlily Hill at Celeb Boutique being interviewed by Skies Magazine.
|Born||Tigerlily Tamara Kabishi Hill
|Alma mater||Central Saint Martins
University of Iowa
Tigerlily Hill is a Caymanian fashion designer best known in America as a celebrity wardrobe stylist and TV personality. In 2008, Glam God with Vivica A. Fox, a fashion competition reality series aired on VH1 between August and October in which she was highlighted as one of the two ending finalists in this eight part series (in the series, twelve contestants competed to become the next "Glam God"; Glam God being a stylist who gets their clients on the best dressed list). She attended the University of Iowa and completed her bachelor's degree at the Richmond, The American International University in London while doing a stint at Central Saint Martins.
Life and career
Born to a Jamaican mother and a British father, Hill has bounced around and lived in many international destinations in Europe and America. Due to her parents' profession the family settled in the state of Iowa where both her brother Nikolai and herself attended university. They returned to live full-time in the Cayman Islands.
With her American television debut on Glam God with Vivica A. Fox. as celebrity wadrobe stylist, she also began her clothing line, Crown Atelier officially and immediately was well sought out when Keira Knightley, Hilary Duff, Taryn Manning, Carla Gugino, Maria Menounos, Catt Sadler, Haley Bennett were all photographed in her blouses. Since the VH1 series she has worked on numerous award shows, music videos and films as a wardrobe stylist and costume designer.
In June 2012 she won the Emerging Designer Award at Caribbean Fashion Week. The Cayman National Cultural Foundation awarded her the Star for Creativity in the Arts Gold on February 25, 2016. The award is given to individuals who have attained the highest level of merit in the artistic discipline, contributed to arts, culture and heritage in the Cayman Islands.
- "VH1 Glam God finalist". Retrieved October 16, 2008.
- Tigerlily Hill at the Internet Movie Database
- Official website
- The Jamaican Gleaner, 3 May 2012
- Essence Magazine, 22 February 2011
- The Observer, June 2012
- The Observer weekend, June 2012
- Cayman Airways Skies, March 2014
- Moda Magazine / The Collection Moda, October 2015, Issue #3
- Cayman National Cultural Foundation Award, March 2016