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April Proust: Eddie Borgo

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Your symbol of high fashion - Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall, David Bowie, Bianca Jagger, Edie Sedgwick, Donna Jordan

Your favourite fabric - Platinum, aluminum, ebony, rubber

Your favourite colour - Bottle Green

The collection you will never forget – Our Fall Winter 2010 collection – Hundreds of thousands of hand cut, hand set pavé crystals

The style you most dislike - Anything temporary

Your favourite fashion photographer - Hiro, Avedon, Penn

Your favourite model – Veruschka and Donyale Luna

Your shoe/shoe designer fetish –  [I'm] boring – Crockett & Jones. I live in them!

Your jewel/jewelry designer fetish - Elsa Peretti – the jewelry, objet, her legacy

Your favourite fashion accessory - Worth & Worth hat

Your ideal bag - A classic black briefcase – no hardware

The most creative designer - Pierre Cardin

The most timeless designer - Balenciaga (Cristóbal)

Your favourite designer – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Your favourite decade in fashion – 1960s

Your contemporary muse or inspiration –  My best friend Jamie

Your historical muse or icon - Edie Sedgwick

The “look” you prefer for a man - Marlboro Man

The “look” you prefer for a woman - Restraint

The fashion faux pas you can tolerate most - Wealth

The fashion faux pas you can tolerate least - Wealth

What is your present state of mind?  Secure, confident

Your fashion motto - Catch us if you can.

 

Questions taken from Assouline’s The Fashion Questionnaire

 

 

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