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August Proust: Giuseppe Zanotti


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


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