Your symbol of high fashion - Shoes, naturally.
You favourite fabric – Satin and grosgrain
Your favourite color – There’s more than one color: I love black, red, dark fuchsia, aubergine and pale lilac.
The collection you will never forget – My first one. It was just one sexy flat sandal.
The style you most dislike – Classic derby shoes
Your favourite fashion photographer – One of the best ones is surely the visionary Steven Klein.
Your favourite model – Iman
Your shoe/shoe designer fetish –
Your jewel/jewelry designer fetish –
Your favourite fashion accessory – My watch
Your ideal bag – Huge
The most creative designer – Myself
The most timeless designer – The Italian Walter Albini
Your favourite designer – Myself!
Your favourite decade in fashion – ’70s
Your contemporary muse or inspiration – Music, always.
Your historical muse or icon – Veruschka
The “look” you prefer for a man – Easy
The “look” you prefer for a woman – It’s hard to choose one look. Women are always transforming themselves and their look. They’re on a perpetual evolution and I love this.
The fashion faux pas you can tolerate most – An eccentric look made of some disharmonic elements… It is a sign of strong character.
The fashion faux pas you can tolerate least – Too strong fragrances
What is your present state of mind? It’s a weird moment now, but from September onwards Jupiter will be in a good position and all Aries will feel much better.
Your fashion motto – A shoe a day keeps the doctor away!
Questions taken from Assouline’s The Fashion Questionnaire