Designer, Stylist from Leiria, Portugal
25 years old, fashion/accessories designer
Q: What have you studied, and what are you doing now?
I studied Fashion Design and Fashion Accessories.
Q: Links to your social networks / style networks if you wish to share?
Q: If you had $300 for a shopping spree, how many items would you buy?
Or I would buy the max of things I can at a online Shop like ASOS, or in Zara Ahahah Or I would spent that money in a nice quality bag or shoes.
Q: Do you prefer street style fashion or runway fashion?
I love both. It's like a circle, runway fashion makes trendy what happens on the street, and the street style fashion makes the runway trends more wearable.
Q: What 3 items must a woman have in her wardrobe?
For me is a nice quality bag, flat boots that I can wear everywhere and a leather jacket.
Q: What is your favorite piece in your wardrobe? Least favorite?
My black leather jacket, that I wear to like formal events as to a night out or even over my gym clothes on my way to the gym ahahah I can't live without it, and I love the way that it aged in the last 6 years that I have it.
Q: When and how did you become interested in fashion?
I always had a interest in fashion, since I was little, trying to follow the trends that I found on the internet and in magazines. But I remember that in 2008 with 16 years old, I started paying more attention to fashion and I found "my style". I started a profile on Polyvore and a blog, where it helped me focus on fashion and then I decided to pursue fashion as a career.
Q: Where do you find your fashion inspiration?
On the street, nature, art and arquitecture, music, vintage photos, people and materials.
Q: Who is your favorite style icon(s)?
Jane Birkin, Brigitte Bardot, Edie Sedgwick, Nico, David Bowie, Ian Curtis, Jimi Hendrix, Yves Klein, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
Q: Who are your favorite designers?
Rad Hourani, Oliver Theyskens, Rick Owens, Haider Ackermann, Ann Demeulemeester, Christopher Kane.
Q: Do you follow fashion trends? Which ones?
I try to follow trends that I love and I think that work with my body type. I'm not a head to toe walking trend, I try to incorporate the trend on my personal style in a subtle way.
Q: Do you have any fashion rules when putting an outfit together?
When I'm wearing color, I just wear a colorful item, like a jacket or bag or shoes with the rest of the outfit beeing more simple in black, greys, blues or white. I don't wear too much jewelery, but I try to match my everyday earrings with the other jewelery I'm wearing, if my watch has a detail in gold, I'll wear my gold earrings, for example.
Q: What would you never wear?
Orange, I hate orange. But I have about 4 bags in orange that I love ahah
Q: What is your dream job?
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