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ALTUZARRA FUR-TRIMMED WOOL COAT

In upper body on September 30, 2010 at 8:15pm09

1. Is there a fictional character you feel particularly close to?

Miss  Havisham.

2. What is an interesting false rumor about you?

I’m made from the hair of scalped furriers.

3. If not you then what?

A bondage vest made of watches.   Thank you Pippa Vosper.

4. Do you have a favorite song?

Midnight Rider” by the Allman Brothers Band.

5. If you could style yourself, what would be the accoutrements?

F-Troupe brogues, Topshop navy trousers, a Lisa Marie Fernandez bustier and a Natalia Brilli bone cuff.

6. What is your greatest fear?

“I’m just gonna take a few inches off the top.”

7. What is your idea of the perfect date?

Anything, just as long as it’s with Pamela Anderson’s escort to the Fall 2009 Vivienne Westwood Red Label show.

8. If you could come back as any person or thing, what would you choose ?

ZZ Top.

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9. What is a dream that you’re working on realizing?

To be ravished by a Flowbee.

TUCKER SILK BLOUSE

In upper body on September 29, 2010 at 8:15pm09

1. If you could style yourself, what would be the accoutrements?

Armani Jeans leather pants, Atalanta Weller ankle boots and a Giles & Brother bracelet.

2. If you could be reimagined by another artist, who would you choose?

Maria Callas.

3. The infamous soprano?

Yes.  I’d love to hear the bel canto version of me.

4. If not you then what?

An Alexander McQueen knitted wool cape.

5. What is your idea of the perfect day trip?

Watching the Helsinki Samba Carnival from the sidelines.

6. You’re on your way to the gallows, what’s the final meal?

Knowing myself, I’ll be too nervous to eat.

7. If there was a gun to your head, what would be the final meal?

I’m on my way to the gallows, what do I care?

8. What is your mood at the moment?

Optimistic.

9. What is something you’d like to see more of?

Finally, a question I don’t have to think about.  George Michael dancing to an up tempo beat.

GIVENCHY SHEER DRESS

In all over on September 26, 2010 at 8:15pm09

1. Who would be your ultimate dining companion?

Lizzie Borden.  And I would demand answers!

2. If you could style yourself, what would be the accoutrements?

A Topshop bodysuit, Calvin Klein black nylons and Fendi cut-out pumps.

3. If you could be reincarnated as anyone, who would you choose?

A scullery maid.  I’m a bit of a masochist.

4. If not you then what?

A Jamie Joseph red coral bracelet.

5. Pretend I wasn’t in the picture, what other person’s questions would you agree to answer?

Proust’s.

6. Do you have a favorite fictional character?

Mary Reilly.

7. Are you a reader or a watcher?

A watcher.

8. What film would you commit a crime to appear in?

“Corpse Bride.”

9. What would be the crime?

That’s a tough one, but it would definitely involve either arsenic or leeches… or both.

TO BE G CROCODILE SHOULDER BAG

In stuff on September 24, 2010 at 8:15pm09

1. If not you then what?

A pair of Crocs.  They are what I like to call heaven for the feet.  And they’re not too hard on the eyes either.

2. Where are you happiest?

Feeding the homeless.  Volunteering at my local food co-op.   Recycling.

3. In your opinion what is the worst trend?

There are no bad trends.  It’s all about the freedom to express and accepting others, flaws n’ all!

4.  What is the public’s biggest misconception of you?

That only the pretentious elite can afford me.  How silly is that?!

5. Are you aware that you cost $10,892?

HAHAHAHAHA!  You’re very funny!

6. Have you ever had a look at your price tag?

No, but I will right about —  Oh.   Huh.  So the misconceptions aren’t really misconceptions at all.

7.  Are you okay?

I’m gonna need  a minute.

*The interview ended shortly thereafter.

DANNIJO ‘LILITH’ NECKLACE

In neck on September 23, 2010 at 8:15pm09

1. If you could style yourself, what would be the accoutrements?

A 3.1 Philip Lim dungaree skirt,  Givenchy over-the-knee boots, a Splendid tank and a Hermes scarf tie.

2. What is your idea of the perfect trip?

Tanzania, traveling from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma by train.

3. If not you then what?

A Sonia Rykiel for Future Collectables knitted dress.

4. Overrated is?

Idolatry.

5. What is your favorite malapropism?

Money roots out all evil.

6. What is a dream that will, more than likely, never be realized?

An uncensored N.W.A., tribute episode of “Glee.”  N*$#@% wit attitude… and jazz hands!

7. Who would you like to be worn by?

Tina Modotti.

8. Overrated?

Male skinny jeans.  I would imagine people tend to like the element of surprise be that good or bad, big or small.

9. What is the most interesting fact you know?

The artist Chuck Close has a condition known as prosopagnosia (face blindness), which is interesting considering…

BURBERRY PRORSUM AVIATOR JACKET

In upper body on September 22, 2010 at 8:15pm09

1. What do you oft think about?

I wonder if Amelia would be proud.

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2. What is your least favorite declaration?

That’s genius!

3. If you could style yourself, what would be the accoutrements?

Helmut Lang jeans, red Nike ‘Cortez’ sneakers, a The Row leather shell, and Madewell scarf.

4. Overrated?

Massive breast augmentations.

5. If not you then what?

Maison Martin Margiela embossed, velvet, ankle boots.

6. If you could be worn by anyone who would it be?

Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman Hughes circa 1970.

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7. Are you a lover or a fighter?

Definitely a lover.

8. Whose editorial would you like to appear in?

Catherine Baba’s.

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9.  What is your greatest achievement?

I feel as amazing as I look.

DAVID KOMA DRESS

In all over on September 22, 2010 at 8:15pm09

1.  What is the most interesting thing about you?

Well, just look at me.

2. If not you then what?

A Marni skirt.

3. If a model was to wear you during a photo shoot with Terry Richardson what preparative words of wisdom would you offer her?

Prepare to wear his glasses and have your nipple tweaked.

4. What insect do you remind people of?

Trilobite beetle.

5. What is your favorite Janus word?

Sanction.

6. If you could style yourself, what would be the accoutrements?

An American Vintage sheer t-shirt,  Alexander Wang ankle boots, Wolford sheer black tights and a Johnstons cashmere snood.


7. Do you have a wish?

To inspire an Oscar Niemeyer structure.

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8. I think we can both agree that you’re very innovative and pretty funky;  therefore, if you were to meet James Brown what advice do you think he would give?

He’d tell me to get it on the good foot.

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9. What does that mean?

No clue but it feels very sage.

BREO ‘SALTA’ WATCH

In wrist on September 21, 2010 at 8:15am09

1. Overrated is?

A laissez-faire attitude.

2. What piece of music would you adopt as your own, personal soundtrack?

Leif Inge’s “9 Beet Stretch”, otherwise known as Beethoven’s Ninth digitally stretched to run 24 hours.

3. What is the strangest fact you know?

Wednesday is the slowest day in the car wash industry.

4. If you could style yourself, what would be the accoutrements?

A Camilla and Marc dress, Hare + Hart trench, Bloch flats and an Alexis Bittar bangle.

5. Can you describe yourself with one word?

Redundant.

6. If not you then what?

A Mondaine pocket watch.

7. When are you happiest?

When on the wrist of someone on deadline.

8. What is your favorite time of day?

There are just too many to choose from.

9. Is there a quote that you despise?

“Clocks slay time… time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.”    -William Faulkner

CHARLOTTE TAYLOR CAPE

In upper body on September 18, 2010 at 8:15pm09

1. What is a dream that will never be realized?

For many reasons beyond my control, adorning a barrister upon her entrance into Westminster Abbey.

2. What do you like to see when you look to the sky?

Geese flying in V formation.

3.  What is a quality that best describes you?

Steadfast.

4. If you could style yourself, what would be the accoutrements?

A Diane von Furstenberg dress, United Nude ankle boots and a Lanvin ring.

5. What is your idea of the perfect day trip?

A picnic on the grounds of the Glyndenbourne Opera House.

6. If not you then what?

Hussein Chalayan table skirt.

7. Who would you like to be worn by?

Mary Poppins.

8. If you had one wish what would it be?

To stand like James Hetfield during a guitar solo.

9.  What insect do you find fascinating?

The emerald cockroach wasp for its ability to make me feel sorry for a cockroach.

JAEGER WOOL WIDE-LEG TROUSERS

In lower body on September 17, 2010 at 8:15pm09

1. What word do you despise most?

Tapered.

2. What is the strangest thing you often like to experience?

Greenhouses by night.

3. Do you have a favorite time of day?

Early summer mornings, watching the sun rise.

4. If you could style yourself, what would be the accoutrements?

A Proenza Schouler cropped pullover, the New Kid two-tone Oxford, a vintage YSL clutch and an All Saints necklace.

5. What is your favorite book?

“The Secret History” by Donna Tartt

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6.  What is your favorite song?

White Winter Hymnal” by Fleet Foxes.

7.  What would you like to see less of?

Women who duck-lip pout while either taking pictures or checking themselves in the mirror.

8.  If not you then what?

A Lemlem dress.

9. Who gets the real you?

Anyone who wants me.