You favourite fabric – The most iconic knit fabric
Your favourite colour – Blue
The collection you will never forget – Missoni Spring/Summer 2002
The style you most dislike – I dislike all those who just follows trend and don’t have a personal style
Your favourite fashion photographer – Mario Testino, because he did the best portrait of me and reminds me of the golden age of fashion. Nowadays, I love Viviane Sassen. We have done marvelous work together.
Your favourite model – Gisele Bündchen
Your shoe/shoe designer fetish – Shoes are my fetish. Alaïa, Manolo, Prada and many more.
Your jewel/jewelry designer fetish – Delfina Delettrez, Venyx, vintage Jewelry
Your favourite fashion accessory – Rings and belts
Your ideal bag – Missoni Miss01
The most creative designer – Elsa Schiaparelli
The most timeless designer – Madeleine Vionnet
Your favourite designer – Missoni
Your favourite decade in fashion – 1930s
Your contemporary muse or inspiration – None
Your historical muse or icon – My grandmothers, both of them.
The “look” you prefer for a man — Classic, timeless.
The “look” you prefer for a woman – Long, day or night.
The fashion faux pas you can tolerate most – In fashion like in the arts, there is no faux pas, because creative worlds have to be tested.
The fashion faux pas you can tolerate least – …
What is your present state of mind? Constantly in evolution.
Your fashion motto – My grandfather Ottavio Sr used to say, “To have bad taste, you don’t necessarily have to follow fashion, but it helps.”
Questions taken from Assouline’s The Fashion Questionnaire