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January Proust: An Vandevorst

A.F.Vandevorst2-1024x682Your symbol of high fashion -

Your favourite fabric – Felt and the fragile nylon of nylon stockings

Your favourite colour – If black is a colour, black. If not, then army green.

The collection you will never forget – Our very first collection.

The style you most dislike – No style

Your favourite fashion photographer – Ronald Stoops

Your favourite model -

Your shoe/shoe designer fetish – Black leather riding boots

Your jewel/jewelry designer fetish – Gold

Your favourite fashion accessory – Couture nylon stockings

Your ideal bag – Doctor’s bag

The most creative designer – Filip Arickx

The most timeless designer – Every designer has (a) timeless icon piece(s), so it’s hard to tell.

Your favourite designer – Filip Arickx

Your favourite decade in fashion – This decade and next decade.

Your contemporary muse or inspiration – A mix of Joseph Beuys (for his primitive roughness) and Pina Bausch (for the elegance of dance and her strength and humour) with a hint of desert nomad.

Your historical muse or icon -

The “look” you prefer for a man – Black tie

The “look” you prefer for a woman – A uniform

The fashion faux pas you can tolerate most – Trying new combinations, even if they don’t work can be so heart warming.

The fashion faux pas you can tolerate least – Being intolerant.

What is your present state of mind? New year – new energy – new creativity – new things that will happen.

Your fashion motto – Explore!


Questions taken from Assouline’s The Fashion Questionnaire

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