In a world oversaturated by social media, the multi-disciplinary creator-turned-designer, Kailee McKenzie sets herself apart from the masses and offers a sense of digital solace. From her early grassroots in the Youtube beauty and fashion community to her budding clothing line, STAATSBALLET, Kailee has proven herself a master of her craft. She pours passion and dedication into her work, pushing herself and her creativity to grow her community year after year—all with a distinguished sense of style and grace. Whether you know her or not, Kailee is someone to keep on your radar.

We spoke with the rising designer about her daily inspirations, her collaborative relationship with her partner, Avery Ginsberg, and what’s next for their brand, STAATSBALLET. Browse our favorite images from Kailee & Avery’s recent trip to New Mexico and shop a selection of items from Kailee’s closet below.