You favourite fabric – The ones we create! I loved the Swarovski crystal mesh we printed in obsolete banknote patterns for SS13 and the badge guipure lace of AW14.
Your favourite colour – I’m a colourist, so it’s always about the balance, less about the isolated colour.
The collection you will never forget – AW09 – The perfume bottle collection. Shalimar dress was the opening look to my first show and is still one of my favourite pieces.
The style you most dislike –
Your favourite fashion photographer – Steven Meisel, Jürgen Teller, Inez and Vinoodh
Your favourite model – Kirsten Owen
Your shoe/shoe designer fetish – Miu Miu everything
Your jewel/jewelry designer fetish – All girls and all great: Delfina Delettrez, Sabine G , Noor Fares and Eugenie Niarchos.
Your favourite fashion accessory – Prada Earrings
Your ideal bag – Hermès
The most creative designer – Pierre Cardin
The most timeless designer – Azzedine Alaïa
Your favourite designer – Miuccia Prada
Your favourite decade in fashion – 90s
Your historical muse or icon – Hedy Lamarr
The “look” you prefer for a man — Polished
The “look” you prefer for a woman – Confident
The fashion faux pas you can tolerate most – More is more!
The fashion faux pas you can tolerate least – Ill fitted clothes
What is your present state of mind? Expressive
Your fashion motto – Greatness is never achieved within your comfort zone!
Questions taken from Assouline’s The Fashion Questionnaire