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Everyone from President Obama to -- -- actually has stepped foot -- one -- Doug now -- red carpet.
The founder of red Parker ran -- provide these glitzy staples for everything from awards ceremonies to political fund -- and even private birthday parties.
With the -- right around the corner.
The red carpet historian and not to trailer is here to talk to me about his business and here few surprising facts about these glamorous -- Doug thanks so much for coming -- thanks for abdicate.
Do you provided red carpets for everything from the met gala today MTV awards -- these private birthday party so how did you come to start red carpet right.
It was summer 2007.
And I was at a movie premiere.
And I was walking down the -- car period and this little girl that was a lot of traffic.
So I was walking around the side in this little -- -- documents excuse me can take a photo with you -- -- -- don't know.
Just walking by this really -- for -- her mother goes.
Your famous to her decision on the red carpet and it's up to deliver the little girl came around the very air we took a photo that went into the part of what my friend and I -- you know.
I wonder if there's a brand of -- carpet out there like it's her brand that people fly.
Because I would want one in my own birthday parties so than I've researched it realizes.
Not sold it you know Home Depot or any of the other large manufacturers you can't buy red.
That I found out it was only run in a limited amount so I said you know what I should go on start the first brand of red carpet and then.
Have everybody's our brand so.
They can have parties at their house and almost the same qualities the red carpet has provided an award shows and they buy from you right when yes provide up things for granted everything's bought.
Yeah and got people can go online and they can select what size they want or what color they wine and -- shipped directly to their house or to their large function or that.
And -- -- -- -- -- -- and you brought along some samples here we have to ask yes he's here this is -- -- -- post are we had to make sure your drink was fabulous yeah I don't know what's it you know mud but regardless of what's in there.
They'll taste that much better on my car and -- -- -- look at.
So you're out there red carpet his story -- it's one of the more surprising facts about these glamorous red carpet -- so one of the things that happened to what once I got totally engulfed into the red carpet ecosystems -- early 09 I started.
Learning and understanding everything about the -- carpet where it was from how long it's it is when it's being used.
And I think the most is in fact is that it was first rolled out in 450 BC so before the calendar that we use today the red carpet was -- tradition.
And it was symbol -- of royalty of power.
And he was -- -- varies originally the color red berries so.
What people I've red carpet it was so that they were royalty and had a lot of power and in the tradition moved to moved and moved and it was first ruled island America.
By James Monroe the fifth president the United States.
An eighteen hundred's so that it was that the first time was rolled on US soil but it really hit.
Excitement levels when -- ground and open the Egyptian -- from Robin Hood and rolled out the first ever red carpet.
And Hollywood that was a modern Hollywood version of the red carpet -- Which actually turns 91 obvious this October out so -- every October late last October they celebrated in ninetieth birthday and the Egyptian -- so.
There's really a lot of different moments in the red carpet yesterday that people like well that's well beyond fashion -- absolutely.
And who sees the most influential person to walk one of your red carpets and -- mentioned President Obama can -- dash in two very different not.
Every day yeah.
Well we -- thousands are sold annually so it's really hard this day.
Who was the most influential for you wouldn't cool it's actually that you could say it blocked one of -- -- are well I think the coolest ones are the ones I get to go to.
So there's a little biased -- -- -- and I think.
One of the coolest ones was com.
When Kim Kardashian changed their hair to blond irony years ago her debut was on a ray -- -- processes in my mind one that sticks out the UN used one and when Hillary Clinton was on -- that was you know for me just a cool.
Little political FYI absolutely -- Also she said people are starting to -- these out for their birthday parties I'm picturing My Super Sweet Sixteen those kind of big parties is this a new trend.
Yeah I think a trend that's taken over really a lot of the youth of America is with reality TV YouTube really -- people home to be the stars people also want to create their own set per say.
Everyone has camera phones every one really likes to be involved with their friends on the local level so.
People are now ordering them design their own logos for the backdrop of cracked opinion that was on the wall and you provide all -- -- great.
By red carpet rolled right yes it's the full package you can go online to select really the size of the package and everything.
Great and so what's next for the future red carpet -- Well I stepped away but the team that runs at every damn day to day they're growing it really every day with new innovative products like the -- to laptop pads to.
Circles and squares we just did -- deal with.
Ted talks all the red circles that's the present there's talk.
Our -- carver runways so there's a lot of new exciting opportunities and I don't think people -- How many ways you could cut a rug and -- and it uses a carpet -- really it's.
-- thanks for coming in -- today -- thanks so much travel and I hope -- tune into the end users yet maybe next time will be -- -- -- our guests who'll come with me and audio of course are well thank you very much.
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