Category Archives: A-Listers

Camilla Borella 05 dic 2008 – from the archive


NOTE: We had Camilla’s interview archived for a long time. The portrait above we stole from her fb profile, she rocks that Jil Sander dress. ¡Gracias Cami!

Subject: Camilla Borella

Gender: Female

Age: 27

Marital status: single

Citizenship: Italian

Occupation: P.R.

Zone where do you live? Quartiere Susa

Where do you shop the most? I like a lot vintage clothing and most of my clothes I buy them. Obviously I wear a lot of clothes from the company I work for going to work, but also for my daily life, I really like it.

Favorite pieces in your wardrobe? A navy blue vintage trenchcoat that is like my second skin.

Which color (or prints) dominates your wardrobe? Black and navy blue. No prints for me.

Is there a designer or brand that you prefer? As a brand Jil Sander, as a designer I admire Raf Simons.

Frequented restaurants: I like sushi a lot, I usually go to Sushiteca in Via Fiori Chiari and another one in Via Col di Lana I don’t remember the name. I also do brunch in California Bakery with Marcelo (note: as in Marcelo Burlon)

Frequented bars: Tasca, Mono but it also depends who you are with and where.

Favorite drink: For aperitivo I like to drink Vodka Sour Maracuja. When partying at night Vodka Lemon.

Frequented clubs: What do you think? Magazzini Generali: second floor, Pink is Punk. I also go to Punks Wear Prada and some Sundays I go to Plastic for an early night.

Concerts you have gone last year: I loved MGMT, Hercules & Love Affair and Carmen Consoli.

Bands or musical artists you rather listen to: I enjoy listening to Madonna a lot. When at home in a very quiet enviroment I like to listen to soul music.

Cities you have traveled to this year: Tokyo, Los Angeles, Athens, Madrid, London, Paris and Rome.

What motivated you to go there? All of them work, even if in Madrid and Rome I had a chance to see friends and family, so work and pleasure. Half and half.

Which media do you prefer to get close to fashion? I really do look in the Internet, and I also read magazines. Another way to get in touch is talking with my friends that work in the sector so I get updated. The websites I always go are Style, Catwalking which is the first to upload all the runway shows and Vogue UK website. The magazines That I like are Another Magazine, Plastique, View of the Times, Hercules and the Italian and Spanish versions of Vanity Fair to entertain myself Sundays at home.

Do you have any hobbies, practice any sport, etc? I got a dog and I love being with it. I also like to read at home and listen to music. I enjoy being with my friends, I think friendship is very important to me.

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Teresa Solomon 25 nov 2008

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the T pendant designed by her friend Dana Schneider

A must: the T pendant designed by her friend Dana Schneider

 

Teresa's favorites are her dresses by Angelo Katsapis.

Teresa's favorites are her Angelo Katsapis dresses; all in black.

Subject: Teresa Solomon

Gender: Female

Age: 43

Marital status: Single

Citizenship: American

Occupation: I work in fashion marketing and P.R.

Area where you live:  Buonarroti

What are you wearing today? Dress Zara, riding boots, bracelet Tiffany’s, Nigerian ring, the necklace is from Dana Schneider a friend of mine who designs jewelry for movies, the rest is Italian jewelry I bought here.

Where did you get it? Dress in Zara, the riding boots in a shop in Bergamo.

Where do you shop the most? Everywhere from vintage stores, high street to designers. I mix and match. The jeans and cashmere, casualwear pieces I get them for free at work.

Favorite pieces in your wardrobe? My three Angelo Katsapis dresses are my favorite, and then my leopard print coat.

Which color (or prints) dominates your wardrobe? I wear a lot of black, for spring some green and purple but mostly black. I also like animal prints.

Is there a designer or brand that you prefer? Although I haven’t got any pieces I have to say Balenciaga. Then Angelo Katpasis because he is a friend of mine. Aesthetically I like Chanel, but I think I’m not old enough to wear it.

Frequented restaurants: Hama for sushi, La Langue, La Bricciola, Bagutta, Da Ilia but basically I can go from Il Bruto Anatroccolo to Da Giordani

Frequented bars: I like the Bvlgari and Spirit a cool tacky bar in Corso Sempione.

Favorite drink: Vodka with ginger ale and red wine

Frequented clubs: Magazzini Generali. Oh no! but I only go to Pink is Punk and any special night here and there!

Concerts you have gone last year: Stevie Wonder and Cazals

Bands or musical artists you rather listen to: M.I.A. Alicia Keys, Jay Z, Kanye West, Santogold, Kings of Leon and TV on the Radio.

Cities you have traveled to this year: I went to Copenhagen, Munich, Hamburg, Los Angeles, New York, Florence, London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Antwerp, Paris, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Arles, Portofino, Santa Margherita and Durham.

What motivated you to go there? All the French and Portofino and Santa Margherita were my holidays, Durham I went to visit my family and the rest was work.

Which media do you prefer to get close to fashion? Internet WWD, Style, the NY Times blog, Cathy Horyn blog, The Sartorialist, even Perez Hilton and the E! Fashion Police. I also read some magazines like Elle, Vogue and Vanity Fair.

Do you have any hobbies, practice any sport, etc? The regular gym stuff. I like watching movies and series, a friend lent me Grey’s Anatomy and I can’t stop. I’m getting into go to museums and exhibitions, I want to go to the Magritte one.

Natasha Slater 21 Nov 2008

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Natasha loves interior design and networking (cellphone is a must)

Natasha loves interior design and networking (cellphone is a must)

 

 

Gender: Female

Age: 34

Marital status: Single

Citizenship: British

Occupation: Dj, Club promoter, radio presenter, journalist

Zone where do you live?:  Tortona

What are you wearing today? Dress Anna Rita Celano

Where did you get it? It was a present from her

Where do you shop the most? Sample sales in showrooms, some pieces in Zara, when in London in Topshop. But I also receive lots of presents.

Favorite pieces in your wardrobe? Some pieces from Vivienne Westwood that I own.

Which color (or prints) dominates your wardrobe? Mostly black, but I also like bold colors like pink and yellow, but always solid colors.

Is there a designer or brand that you prefer? Balenciaga! Then some Miu Miu, Vivienne Westwood and Margiela

Frequented restaurants: Ottimo Fiore and Trattoria Tradizionale

Frequented bars: Capetown, Lucas and some bars around this area (Tortona)

Favorite drink: Bloody Mary and red wine

Frequented clubs: Obviously Punks wear Prada, my party. Magazzini Generali but only when it’s Pink is Punk.

Concerts you have gone last year: Florence and the Machine, Cat Power, Soulwax. Cazals, The Raveonettes and tonight I’m going to The Ting Tings

Bands or musical artists you rather listen to: Florence and the Machine, Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan, Cat Power and a lot of new things, but since I have to do it for work and end going back to the classics before mentionated.

Cities you have traveled to this year: London, Rome, Paris, Berlin, Nice, Amsterdam.

What motivated you to go there? Sometimes I’m deejaying in those places but others for pleasure or to go to some of the concerts.

Which media do you prefer to get close to fashion? I read magazines like French Vogue, American Vogue and British Vogue, V magazine, Dazed & Confused, I.D. From Internet the J.C. Report because J.C. is a friend of mine, during fashion weeks I enter in Style and give a look to The Sartorialist.

Do you have any hobbies, practice any sport, etc? Networking. I also like running and I really like interior design and decorating. Lately I’ve been into graphic design in order to do my own flyers for my parties. I’m very into art exhibitions and photography.

Aaron Wrigley 21 Nov 2008

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Gender: Male

Age: 21

Marital status: Single in a relationship

Citizenship: British

Occupation: Model

Zone where do you live?:  Tortona

What are you wearing today? Costume National trousers, shirt from Zara that’s actually a rip-off of a Neil Barrett and that’s why I got it, Giorgio Armani watch.

Where did you get it? The shirt from Zara, the rest I got them from the press offices.

Where do you shop the most? Zara, Topman when in London.

Favorite pieces in your wardrobe? My black velvet dinner jacket.

Which color (or prints) dominates your wardrobe? Blue because it’s a color that work with my eyes.

Is there a designer or brand that you prefer? Alexander McQueen I used to work there.

Frequented restaurants: La Pace in Via Washington. I don’t like fish but I there is the only place where I eat it.

Frequented bars: Murphy’s Law in Via Savona

Favorite drink: Krönenberg beer

Frequented clubs: Punks wear Prada, the party in which I play music. Magazzini Generali, but I actually prefer going to gigs.

Concerts you have gone last year: Babyshambles, The Kills, Florence and the Machine, and tonight I’m going to The Ting Tings

Bands or musical artists you rather listen to: Right now Coolio, Franky Valli, Grandmother Flash, LST and George Michael

Cities you have traveled to this year: Japan, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, London and Switzerland

What motivated you to go there? To Switzerland I went for skiing, Amsterdam for my birthday, the rest for work.

Which media do you prefer to get close to fashion? Through my work in magazines and shows. If I see fashion in other places I would be disgusted of it.

Do you have any hobbies, practice any sport, etc? Rock climbing, cycling and swimming.

Sara Maino 19 nov 2008

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Gender: Female

Age: 34

Marital status: single

Citizenship: Italian

Occupation: Senior Fashion Editor at Vogue Italia

Zone where do you live?: Brera

What are you wearing today? Loafers by Carshoe, jeans by Kate Moss Topshop, shirt and cardigan H&M by Comme des Garçons, coat by Balenciaga, scarf bought in India, bag vintage Hermès.

Where did you get it? Mostly all bought in Milan, the scarf from India some from other travels

Where do you shop the most? H&M and 10 Corso Como

Favorite pieces in your wardrobe? My different Margiela jackets

Which color (or prints) dominates your wardrobe? Black

Is there a designer or brand that you prefer? Margiela, Balenciaga, Alaïa

Frequented restaurants: Fioraio and Bianchi

Frequented bars: Enoteca Tibi

Favorite drink: Gin Tonic

Frequented clubs: Plastic on saturdays

Concerts you have gone last year: Alicia Keys, Gianna Nannini, Miguel Bosé

Bands or musical artists you rather listen to: Depeche Mode, Air, Lucio Battisti

Cities you have traveled to this year: New York, Paris, Ibiza, India

What motivated you to go there? India in Summer for pleasure, the rest work

Which media do you prefer to get close to fashion? Internet, I like to see what The Sartorialist does. Magazines I read W

Do you have any hobbies, practice any sport, etc? I do Pilates