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Q: Where did you grow up, and where do you live now?
A: I was born in Melbourne, but spent 6 years of my childhood in a tiny country called Brunei. Then I moved back to Australia and I am currently still here. :)

Q: What have you studied, and what are you doing now?
A: I am currently in my later years of high school, and I am completing a Certificate in Design. I want to study either Fashion Design or Fashion Business, and I would LOVE to go to FIT.

Q: Links to your style networks?
A: Well, I've got a shared blog.... Check it out! http://essentia-lucens.weebly.com/

Q: How would you describe your personal style in 3-5 words?
A: Bohemian, clean, girly with a twist. Oops! Too many words!! Ah!

Q: Where do you shop? Luxury or high street? New or vintage? Boutiques? Online?
A: Online shopping is probably the best invention ever. However, I love vintage shopping and finding the most interesting things and trying to make it work. But, the trends do get the better of me sometimes so I do end up checking out ASOS on a regular basis.

Q: If you had $300 for a shopping spree, how many items would you buy?
A: Probably just one thing- who am I kidding? I'd buy at least 10 items....

Q: Do you prefer street style fashion or runway fashion?
A: I can't choose! I adore people who can wear the runway on the streets and the designers who can make the street look runway. My way of getting the best of both worlds. :P

Q: What do you splurge on? Skimp on?
A: Splurge on shoes, skimp on tops.

Q: When and how did you become interested in fashion, and where do you find your inspiration?
A: I have always been interested in fashion but that interest only started becoming serious about a year ago, when I found out about fashion bloggers. I thought, WOW, if I could be like that... Well, let's just say I am now on the road to trying to be like that. But I've also alwaaayyyss wanted to open up my own store. Imagine ASOS but a mdoest version. Lengthen the sleeves, lengthen the hems, so that hijabi teens can be fashionable as well, instead of having to resort to the black skirt and top, or the abaya.

Q: Who are your favorite style icon(s)?
A: DINA TOKIO- love love loooveee her! Amanda Shadforth, "Oracle Fox" and Vanessa Hudgens (Coachella Queen).

Q: What are your favorite fashion blogs? Magazines?
A: I'm gonna be really cliche and say, VOGUE. Yep.
I also love http://oraclefox.com/ (above),
http://www.thestylerookie.com/search?updated-max=2013-12-03T00:51:00-06:00&max-results=1&start=1&by-date=false
Tavi Gevinson's blog "The Style Rookie"

Q: What do you love about fashion? Not love?
A: I love the possibilities. I love that a dress can make a girl feel like a princess, that a pair of super heels can make you ace that interview, that those rainbow coloured feather earrings can make you feel like the Queen of Coachella and make you feel like a kid again.

Q: Your favorite designers & brands?
A: I love Valentino, ASOS ASOS ASOS, Dolce&Gabanna, Chanel (being cliche again, I'm sorry), Blanc de Chine (Google them, you won't regret it)...

Q: Do you follow fashion trends? Which ones?
A: Sometimes. The ones that actually look good and ones that I know I will still love in five years.

Q: Do you have any fashion rules when putting an outfit together?
A: Orange and pink is a huge don't even think about know your thinking about it only Kendall Jenner will ever be able to pull it off. And denim on denim WHEN they are different washes.

Q: Which would you be best at? Worst at? (Stylist, Designer, Photographer, Buyer)
A: Best at photographer and stylist. Meh at designer. though I NEED to change this. I have no idea about being a buyer.

Q: What is your dream job?
A: Fashion designer or a full-time fashion blogger

Q: What are your other interests? How do you spend your spare time?
A: I love playing at the park with my friends (yes, we are in high school), dreaming about the future, drawing horses, dreaming about horses, dreaming about riding horses, watching PLL and obsessing like crazy.... SHOPPING, working on my blog, writing, knitting, baking, drawing again and taking photos.












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