The Kids Are All Right

As indie designers put the finishing touches on their spring '11 collections, they take a moment to finish our sentences...

Robert Geller
People are going to swoon when they see my baby girl Luna.
While working on the collection, I've been listening to The Foals.
I absolutely couldn't live without my interns.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have him rub my feet. Wait, that's weird.
Backstage I'm known for moonwalking.
For good luck, right before a show I always have a drink.
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be Klaus Kinski.
I'll be glad when the show is over so I can get started on fall.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on sleep, but not until October.

Katie Gallagher
If I had to sum up the collection in one word, it would be arena.
People are going to swoon when they see how saturated leather can get.
While working on the collection, I've been listening to XWAVE RADIO, lots.
I absolutely couldn't live without seaweed snacks.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have her sew!
Backstage I'm known for copious candies.
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be a novelty-sized version of my cat, Sveater.
I'll be glad when the show is over so I can begin to prepare my Halloween celebrations.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on a trip abroad, hopefully!?

Jeremy Scott
If I had to sum up the collection in one word, it would be BOOOOOM!
People are going to swoon when they see the shrapnel dress!
While working on the collection, I've been listening to Guns and Roses.
I absolutely couldn't live without love.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have him do all my interviews so I could design more. 
Backstage I'm known for, er, working?
For good luck, right before a show I always... I'm not superstitious, just super!
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be the entire cast of True Blood, buck-naked and perhaps blood-splattered. 
I'll be glad when the show is over so I can PAAAAARRRRRRTTTTTYYYYYY.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on sleep.

Zero + Maria Cornejo
If I could sum up the collection in one word, it would be displacement. 
While working on the collection, I've been listening to Charlotte Gainsbourg and Eric Reich.
I absolutely couldn't live without my family and team.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have her do interviews.
Backstage I'm known for staring like deer in the headlights at that point it's out of my control.
For good luck, right before a show I always kiss my kids.
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be my mom and dad.
I'll be glad when the show is over so I can have a life.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on a date with my husband and some new perfume!

Alexandre Herchcovitch
If I could sum up the collection in one word, it would be colors!
While working on the collection, I've been listening to Jean Michel Jarre all the time.
I absolutely couldn't live without my wonderful team and the love of my dogs.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have him walk at the show finale for me.
Backstage I'm known for being invisible, calm and quiet.
For good luck, right before a show I always get kissed by my love, Fabio.
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be my parents.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on Italian food at Bar Pitti, as I've done every season since 2004.

Tom Scott
If I had to sum up the collection in one word, it would be explosive.
People are going to swoon when they see the bomb.
While working on the collection, I've been listening to Arcade Fire and the Mary Onettes.
I absolutely couldn't live without cigarettes.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have him pay my bills.
Backstage I'm known for dancing.
I'll be glad when the show is over so I can go grocery shopping.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on a new carpet.

Rad Hourani
If I had to sum up the collection in one word, it would be transformable.
People are going to swoon when they see what makes them swoon.
While working on the collection, I've been listening to Walking on Thin Ice, the Yoko Ono Remix version.
I absolutely couldn't live without breathing.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have him be invisible.
For good luck, right before a show I always... I don't believe in luck.
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be myself.
I'll be glad when the show is over so I can sleep.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on massagesssss.

Peter Jensen
If I had to sum up the collection in one word, it would be done.
People are going to swoon when they see me.
While working on the collection, I've been listening to Jefferson Airplane.
I absolutely couldn't live without coffee and my bank account.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have him as my friend.
Backstage I'm known for standing in a corner.
For good luck, right before a show I always smoke a fag.
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be Rickie Lee Jones.
I'll be glad when the show is over so I can smoke a fag.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on dinner.

Scott Sternberg, Band of Outsiders
If I had to sum up the collection in one word, it would be finished.
While working on the collection, I've been listening to film scores from composer Thomas Newman.
I absolutely couldn't live without cookies, duh.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have him create a duplicate of himself, and then again and again until the entire world was Scott Sternbergs.
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be... We don't have rows, silly.

Siki Im
If I could sum up the collection in one word, it would be LIGHT + TOUGH.
People are going to swoon when they see THE ENTRANCE + BEVERAGE.
While working on the collection, I've been listening to NAS + PERSIAN FOLKLORE.
I absolutely couldn't live without BILL + ABIGAIL.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have him TALKING TO ALL THESE PEOPLE.
Backstage I'm known for HIDING + DRINKING.
For good luck, right before a show I always PRAY + KISS.
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be OBAMA + MAMA.
I'll be glad when the show is over so I can SLEEP + SWIM.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on SLEEP + BATH.

Mandy Coon
If I could sum up the collection in one word, it would be fluid.
People are going to swoon when they see my army of jellyfish.
While working on the collection, I've been listening to NPR. Seriously, it's so not cool, but I've been obsessed with listening to NPR.
I absolutely couldn't live without coffee! (Does everyone say that?)
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have her answer this questionnaire. :)
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be Cate Blanchett. Or Tilda Swinton. Or Daphne Guinness.
I'll be glad when the show is over so I can sleep.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on a vacation, hopefully.

Timo Weiland
If I had to sum up the collection in one word, it would be sunny. 
People are going to swoon when they see our fjordland landscape prints.
While working on the collection, I've been listening to Gang of Four.
I absolutely couldn't live without my trinkets.
If I could create a duplicate of myself, I'd have him travel the world incessantly sourcing inspiration.
Backstage I'm known for not freaking out.
For good luck, right before a show I always watch cult classic films and eat spicy foods.
If I could have anyone in the front row, it would be Mick Jagger.
I'll be glad when the show is over so I can work more on sales and travel outside the city to watch the leaves change color.
To reward myself for a job well done, I'm going to splurge on films and concerts.





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Sep 01, 2010 00:00:00

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