Where are you right now?
I am in the Avenue 32 office on Latimer Road
What is your current state of mind?
Relaxed and happy, I just got back from an amazing weekend staying in a little cottage by the sea in Cornwall
Where do you feel most at home?
My parents’ house in the Algarve, Portugal
I love how fast paced and dynamic the industry is, reinventing itself every season.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
Where there is a will there is a way (German saying)
What was the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?
Setting up Avenue 32
What is your perfect idea of happiness? When and where were you happiest?
I am pretty happy right now, I have a wonderful family, amazing friends and a job that I love and that fulfills me…
If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?
I would love to have the ability to switch off completely sometimes
What is your greatest fear?
Right now, that the four day old rabbit baby I am hand rearing at the moment won’t survive.
Which living person do you most admire?
My parents, for working exceptionally hard and always being true to themselves
What is your greatest extravagance?
My three horses
What was the last thing you bought?
A pair of Etienne Dereoux trousers and a Balenciaga Egyptofunk Sweatshirt
What is your most treasured possession?
My horse Leon
What would you like to be reincarnated as?
Probably an eagle who lives in the mountains somewhere relatively warm..
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
If I wasn’t doing this job, I would have liked to be…
Nothing else I would rather do
What are you reading right now?
The beautiful Fall by Alicia Drake
What as the last film you watched?
Jane Eyre with Michael Fassbender
If your life could be a film, which would it be?
I love how romantic Pride and Prejudice is, or a James Bond movie
What makes you laugh?
My siblings, they both have an amazing sense of humor
What makes you cry?
Seeing other people suffering and upset
Do you have a mentor or inspirational figure that has guided or influenced you?
My father has always been my role model job wise being an entrepreneur himself
What was the last thing you read?
Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill and Lisa Pulitzer
What’s on your iPod?
Ben Howard, The Rolling Stones, Poolside, Solomun and Prince
What sites do you visit everyday?
Avenue 32, Welt.de, WWD
Which question do you most dread being asked?
Hahaha “what would you like to be reincarnated as”…