Tina Leung traded in her studies in drama and film for fashion styling and hasn’t looked back since. Now a freelance stylist, she has worked with editorial titles such as Harper’s Bazaar (HK), Marie Claire (HK), Elle (HK), L’Uomo Vogue, Tatler, Prestige, South China Morning Post and Modern Weekly, as well as styling runway shows for the likes of Harvey Nichols and Tiffany & Co. Her site chronicles her sartorial fancies alongside her personal adventures in the vivid world of fashion.
Your symbol of high fashion — Taste
You favourite fabric — Leather
Your favourite colour — White
The collection you will never forget — The earlier Alexander McQueen and Hussein Chalayan collections, Raf Simons’ second haute couture collection for Dior
The style you most dislike — Flesh-coloured feet socks peeking out of ballerina flats, socks with MBTs, MBTs just in general
Your favourite fashion photographer — Camilla Akrans, Guy Bourdin, Paolo Roversi and many, many more
Your favourite model —
Your shoe/shoe designer fetish — Christian Louboutin, Charlotte Olympia, Giuseppe Zanotti, Roger Vivier, Jimmy Choo, Gianvito Rossi, Aquazzura, No 21
Your jewel/jewelry designer fetish — Anything vintage and gold
Your favourite fashion accessory – I’m going to be cheesy and say ‘confidence’.
Your ideal bag – Anything light, without any obvious logos.
The most creative designer – Alexander McQueen
The most timeless designer — Cristobal Balenciaga
Your favourite designer – Don’t get me started!
Your favourite decade in fashion — 30s, now
Your contemporary muse or inspiration — Lou Doillon, Cate Blanchett, Florence Welch, Tilda Swinton
Your historical muse or icon — Jacqueline de Ribes
The “look” you prefer for a man — Double-breasted suit, pocket square, the whole shebang, with a bit of a bad boy rocker twist to it all.
The “look” you prefer for a woman – Anything worn with confidence.
The fashion faux pas you can tolerate most — Excess
The fashion faux pas you can tolerate least — Thoughtlessness
What is your present state of mind?
Your fashion motto — Anything goes, as long as you’re having fun with it!
Questions taken from Assouline’s The Fashion Questionnaire
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