After the Bazaar Fashion Forward 2012 award, what
is now next? Has the award affected your own
The problem is that after winning this
award, everyone expects from you something new right now, everyone keeps
up an eye on you. But you need time to grasp everything, and of course
to find financial support to create collections from season to season. I
made the decision to create small strong interesting projects instead
of collections, as long as I am not stable financially. Maybe I
will take part in some fashion worldwide contest soon. I think I will
do all in good time.
Would you describe the state of mind that
designing a collection requires, in comparison to a
Developing clothes for a collection is
always a long and interesting journey with an unknown point of arrival.
It equals huge expenditure of energy and a lot of work for the mind.
Making collages for me is more fun than work. If I compare the two
processes, definitely depletion comes after working on a
collection.What are the feelings that the creation of a
collage bring out in you, that a collection doesn't? And the
I never thought about this. But I would't
say that these feelings are that different. For me they are the same.
Are there motifs or themes that you always find
yourself returning to, either when creating collages or when designing
Yes, I am always returning to making print
themes in clothes. Now I developed new prints for my fashion project
"splitting".If there was one thing you could change about the
fashion industry, what would it be?
would stop developing and promoting abnormal body proportions
Which fashion designers did you
admire while growing up? Was there someone you really looked up
In my childhood I remember there was this fashion
program that I would record on a VHS every weekend. It was the only way
to be in touch with worldwide fashion news. I was always in love with
Dries Van Noten and Prada. Today, without fail I watch out for the
collections of Christopher Kane, Derek Lam, Alexander Wang, Marni,
McCartney, Philip Lim, Celine, Rodarte, Henrik