Where are you right now?

In my office on Savile Row looking out at Lanvin…

What is your current state of mind?

Spaced out – It’s been a long day!

Where do you feel most at home?

With my babies, they are home to me.

What’s the best advice you¹ve ever been given?
You can have whatever you want if you are prepared to work hard enough.

What is your greatest fear?

Failure….and death. I don’t want to die before my kids are old enough to look after themselves.

Which living person do you most admire?

My sister, She works harder than anyone I know and does it so effortlessly. She is a laugh a minute too!

What is your greatest extravagance?

A Balenciaga bomber jacket I bought at Koh Samui 10 Years ago when I was Lee McQueen’s assistant.

What was the last thing you bought?

A pair of Hardy Amies Sunglasses. They have the coolest eyewear collection I have seen anywhere in a long time.

What is your most treasured possession?
My wedding ring, It’s a beautiful knot design by Barbara Bertanelli. And my Chanel Handbag!

What was the last film you watched?

More by Babette Shroeder

If your life could be a film, which would it be?

Cheaper by the Dozen.

What makes you laugh?

My Sister. Endlessly.

What makes you cry?

Love notes hidden in my handbag from my 7 year old boy. He’s also just learned how to send me mushy text messages which totally melt me.

What’s on your iPod?
Beach House, Linda Ronstadt, Oriental Sunshine, Damien Jurado, Jimmy Cliff, Toots and the Maytals

What sites do you visit everyday?

Vogue.co.uk, Sartorialist, Net a Porter, Style.com

Which question do you most dread being asked?

Personal questions about my sis, It’s inevitable but I find it so awkward.