MELINA        ABOUT   

from Hamburg, Germany
instagram.com/melashanaj/

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Q: Where did you grow up, and where do you live now?
A: I grow up in Italy and now I live in Hamburg, Germany.

Q: What have you studied, and what are you doing now?
A: I have studied Business and Marketing, now I am working in Marketing.

Q: How would you describe your personal style in 3-5 words?
A: My personal style is a mix of classic/romantic pieces and punk/rock, I really like the contrasts.

Q: Where do you shop? Luxury or high street? New or vintage? Boutiques? Online?
A: I don't have a particular shop, everywhere I can find something that inspires me and I would like to wear.

Q: If you had $300 for a shopping spree, how many items would you buy?
A: I would buy two or three items, making sure they are what I really wanted and that I have already matched in my mind.

Q: Do you prefer street style fashion or runway fashion?
A: I prefer a combination of both, anyway I have to say that runway fashion has always fascinating me.

Q: What do you splurge on? Skimp on?
A: I try to skimp on basics and splurge on accessories and leather items.

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 I can say, when I was a kid I used to sew clothes for my dolls all the time and watching fashionTV made me happy. Now I find my inspiration in music, magazines, arts everything that evokes beauty in me.

Q: Who are your favorite style icon(s)?
A: Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista, Michelle Pfieiffer and Sophia Loren are all female that has strong beautiful features and personalities that gives them that extra to be also very charming. Also Dave Gahan, frontman of Depeche Mode has a uniqe style, even if he is a man I really like his style and be inspired of.


Q: What are your favorite fashion blogs? Magazines?
A: My favorite fashion blogs are Eleonora Carisi, Kristina Bazaan and Sita Bellan magazines instead : Elle and Face magazine.

Q: What do you love about fashion? Not love?
A: What I love about fashion is the power,confidence that gives to people in their daily life and it is one of the most beautiful form of art. What I don't like is when it is used primarily to make money and when it leads to excesses and vulgarity.

Q: Your favorite designers & brands?
A: Valentino, YSL, Marc Jacobs, Jean Paul Gaultier,A. Vauthier, Reem Acra.

Q: Do you follow fashion trends? Which ones?
A: Yes: bohème, romantic, rock, new punk.

Q: Do you have any fashion rules when putting an outfit together?
A: I always try to keep it simple: less is more, girly style very polite and never vulgar and in the end a rock detail, it could be an accessory or a jacket.

Q: Which would you be best at? Worst at? (Stylist, Designer, Photographer, Buyer)
A: I like all the above profiles but the Stylist and designer excite me more.

Q: What is your dream job?
A: Working in the fashion industry as a digital Marketing Strategist and run my own small fashion line:
https://www.lademode.com

Q: What are your other interests? How do you spend your spare time?
A: I like also to dance (classical and modern), paint, listen to music, read and photography, write in my personal blog.

















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