Q: The one image that defined your approach to style…
I can’t pick one! Things like… all of the characters in Edward Scissorhands, Trainspotting, A Clockwork Orange, Jamie Hewlett’s Gorillaz characters, 90’s Britpop, catholic schoolgirls, Harajuku girls, Doom Generation, Madeline.
Q: Please describe your style in three words.
Playful, tomboy, dandy.
Q: What is the biggest mistake one can make when getting dressed?
Putting on something that doesn’t feel right.
Q: Do you believe in role models?
Yes, but only if you view them as regular people.
Q: What are your favourite fabrics?
Too many to choose from!
Q: Are there any style combinations that you object to?
Ones that are so typically copying or following a trend with nothing personal or original added to it.
Q: Which city has the best-dressed women?
London and Tokyo.
Q: Would you say that you are conservative or bold?
I think bold.
Q: What are the rules, if any, in the way you dress?
To not care what other people think, and to do what feels right for you. Follow your intuition.
Q: Celebrities and style…
Are fun to look at.
Q: One garment/accessory that you can never have enough of?
Doc Martens with customized shoe laces. X-girl backpacks.
Q: A woman should always look like…
What she wants to look like.
Q: Who taught you what you know about style?
My mom and my dad.
Q: How do you select your clothing every morning?
By what kind of mood I am in.
Q: What is your biggest regret?
Times when I was conscious about what other people thought of me, and times when I acted out of fear.
Q: The three essential things a woman should know about style are…
Have confidence, use your intuition, but be realistic about what works for your body type.
Q: Do you have any shopping rituals?
Have an idea of what you are looking for before you go.
Q: We will never see you wearing…
Things that are too tight.
Q: Which new designers do you follow and why?
Orley, the design team at Opening Ceremony.
Q: Who is the most stylish person you have ever seen?
Q: What is the first thing you notice on a woman?
The vibe she is exuding.
Q: What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?
A ring from my grandma that I never take off.
Q: Which designer never fails to impress you?
Diane Von Furstenberg, Rodarte, Miu Miu, Giles Deacon.
Q: Is comfort an enemy of style?
Pajamas aside… no!
Q: Who would you like to see next in “My Style”?
Q: The best words of advice you have ever heard?
Natural always comes out on top.