What qualities do you most value in others? Honesty, Ambition, Loyalty
Depending on your area of study, name three of your favorite designers, journalists, bloggers, stores, etc: Blogger: Kickette.com, Designers: Christian Louboutin (shoes), Marchesa and Elie Saab (dresses).
List a guilty pleasure: I have to say watching The Jersey Shore. It makes me laugh hysterically.
What is your present state of mind? Calm and driven.
What is your dream job? Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar or Elle.
What is the most important thing that people should know about you? I have a great sense of humor; I am a history buff; and I love to read.
When was the first time you recognized your interest in fashion? When I was a little girl and I insisted that my mother buy all of my Barbie dolls a change of clothes every chance I got.
Where have you found inspiration lately? Traveling! I learn and absorb so much that I look for a way to remember everything. I take pictures, buy souvenirs, take scraps of fabric.
What is your most valued possession? A gold snowflake necklace that used to belong to my grandmother.
What music do you like to listen to? Hip-hop, pop, dance music, but I am also a fan of the opera.
If you had an opportunity to travel back in time, who would you like to meet, and why? Cleopatra. I would like to see what she looked like and learn how she mesmerized so many people with her wit as well as her beauty.