One Sentence or Less

Steven Kolb, CFDA CEO

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
Emailed DVF.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
Email DVF.

What is your idea of bliss?
Clean sheets.

What is your idea of misery?
Waiting on line.

What is the strangest article of clothing in your closet?
Marching band uniform.

What is your proudest moment?
Best Actor in the Bergen County Theatre Regionals of 1977.

What is your greatest regret?
Not seeing Carol Channing on stage in Hello Dolly.

What would be the first sentence of your biography?
He left New Jersey but New Jersey never left him.

What is your best personality trait?

What is your worst personality trait?

Which fashion celebrities can you impersonate?
Arnold Scaasi.

What is the best advice you’ve given?
Do the best you can.

What is the best advice you’ve received?
Don’t worry so much.

What is the most inspiring place you’ve visited?

What is your most embarrassing fashion moment?
Pronouncing Givenchy wrong.

What is your most triumphant fashion moment?
Becoming CEO of CFDA.

What is the most attractive quality in a person?

What is your favorite physical feature?

What is your least favorite physical feature?
Nose hair.

What makes you feel the most alive?

What is your best talent, after your work?
Washing dishes.

What would you ask for if you were granted one wish?
Unlimited wishes.

What was the last thing that made you laugh uncontrollably?
Zach Galifianakis in The Campaign.

What is your greatest fear?
Getting hit by a bus.

What has been your greatest loss?
Rosenthal Netter Owl on eBay.

Who was your favorite cartoon character as a child?
Magilla Gorilla.

What is the best gift you’ve ever received?
From my brother, The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran.

What is the best gift you’ve ever given?
A scrapbook of celebrity headshots signed and wishing my partner, Jay, a happy birthday.

What historical figure would you most like to meet?
Paul Lynde.

What is your most treasured possession?
My owl collection.

What have you marched in the streets for?

What would you march in the streets for?
Almond milk served at Starbucks.

What is your drag name? (name of first pet + name of first street)
Smokey Hickory.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
To de-wrinkle.

If you could live out one fantasy, what would it be?
To star in a remake of Fantasy Island, in the Ricardo Montalbán role.

If you could change your life in one way, what would it be?
Change is for the future, not the past.