Fashion is his life. Period. Tieler discovered his passion for clothing at the age of five and began working with a sewing machine and designing his own clothes at age seven.
In 2014, at just 14 years old, he was selected to compete on Lifetime’s Project Runway: Threads. Tieler won and has gone on to be the featured designer in many local and regional fashion shows. Now, at 15-years-old, Tieler is often comissioned to design garments and is a frequent guest speaker at designs schools and summer intensives. He is also work- ing on getting his collections into local boutiques for fall 2015.
In addition to being a fashion designer and public figure Tieler is also a full time student at the New Orleans Center of Creative Arts where he studies a standard academic curriculum along with theatre design. Tieler maintains a high grade point average while designing costumes for the theatre after school, working on his own collections and making media appearances.