Q: Where did you grow up, and where do you live now?
A: I grew up and am living in London. I live in a town called Walthamstow, very close too where the London olympics took place.
Q: What have you studied, and what are you doing now?
A: I am currently studying Art and Design in my second year of college. I want to study Fashion Communication and Promotion in university.
Q: Links to your style networks?
A: I am currently working on renewing my blog this summer, which will be launched at the end of the June this year. My blog is titled 'Layas Lookbook.'
Q: How would you describe your personal style?
A: I wouldn't say I stick to a specific style it varies, but i'd describe it as simple, comfortable and casual. Im always trying different things just depends on what I feel inspired by.
Q: Where do you shop? Luxury or high street? New or vintage? Boutiques? Online?
A: As a student I can't yet afford luxury designer brands, therefore I shop high street. However I am always looking for new upcoming brands and finding different items sold particularly on Instagram from new designers and fashion students. I have recently been shopping online more.
Q: If you had $300 for a shopping spree, how many items would you buy?
A: Not enough! You can never have enough.
Q: When and how did you become interested in fashion, and where do you find your inspiration?
A: Its a cliche when people say I've loved fashion since I was little, but I've been dressed presentable and in designer clothes from when I was young. Growing up this way and carrying this on myself has filled me with so much passion for fashion, and living in London where there's so much choice and variety you can't not be inspired everyday. I would say I've always been inspired to look at designer clothes and find high street alternatives.
Q: What are your favorite fashion blogs? Magazines?
A: http://www.facehunter.org vogue
Q: Your favorite designers & brands?
A: Theres so many but Alexander McQueen, Givenchy, Maison Margiela and a new favourite Xiao Li.
Q: Do you have any fashion rules when putting an outfit together?
A: No leopard print or chinos.
Q: What is your dream job?
A: My dream job is to work for a high end fashion magazine, on the graphics team.
Q: What are your other interests? How do you spend your spare time?
A: Blogging/Photographing fashion, cultures and art that inspire me, traveling, going to exhibitions and modeling for fashion/textiles and media students.
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