Your favourite fabric – Velvet and leather
Your favourite colour – Navy to midnight blue
The collection you will never forget – So many breathtaking ones, I hate to choose.
The style you most dislike – Gothic punk
Your favourite fashion photographer – Irving Penn
Your favourite model – Linda Evangelista
Your shoe/shoe designer fetish – I always find myself going back to my favorite Manolo Blahniks.
Your jewel/jewelry designer fetish – Altelier VM
Your favourite fashion accessory – Shoes
Your ideal bag – A medium size bag that’s roomy enough for my two new cameras.
The most creative designer – Yves Saint Laurent, Lee Alexander McQueen
The most timeless designer – Coco Chanel
Your favourite designer – Many
Your favourite decade in fashion – I’ll always be a child of the ’70s.
Your contemporary muse or inspiration — My mother-in-law, best friend Sofia and Ursina Gelsi.
Your historical muse or icon – Katherine Hepburn, Bianca Jagger, Pat Cleveland, Lauren Hutton
The “look” you prefer for a man – Either really rough/scruffy or heart-breakingly elegant.
The “look” you prefer for a woman – Self-confidence
The fashion faux pas you can tolerate most – Pour it on. Caution to the wind. More is more.
The fashion faux pas you can tolerate least – Ill-fitting clothes
What is your present state of mind? Confirmation
Your fashion motto – Smile, it’s your best asset.
Questions taken from Assouline’s The Fashion Questionnaire
Image courtesy of Candice Lake