Friday, April 19, 2013

Personal Style Interview: Akiiki

Some say fashion is cyclical; others see it as a constant reinvention of taste. But no matter how you look at it, style is always personal. Today we feature Akiiki who says her style is functional and she hates colour blocking o-0...hahaha Do enjoy...

 1. Outfit for a night out:  

I love this dress, it was a particularly cheap buy but I love that it is so versatile and can be dressed up or down. I also love the look because it is a departure from my usual black wardrobe in a fun and lighthearted way.

2. For lounging around you throw on

On a hot summers day, this allows you to feel smart and chilled

3. Which motto do you most relate to?
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Variety is the spice of life.

Wear your heart on your sleeve.

Fortune favors the bold.

You can never be too rich or too thin.

4. What’s your signature makeup look? My eyes – I do them up or down, depending on the occasion

5. If you could only wear one piece of jewellery it would be? My earrings

6. What would you wear for a typical day at work?
As I said, I LOVE black!

7. What is your favorite accessory? My earrings

8. Who do you consider your celebrity fashion icon? The character of Julianna Margulies on “The Good Wife” – I love her style.

10. Describe the underwear you are wearing RIGHT NOW. Very safe pair of black bra and panties

11. What is your age group? Early twenties? Mid twenties? Late twenties? In your thirties? In your forties?

12 What is your occupation? I am an economist

13. Are you a parent? And if so does it have an impact in your style. No I am not J

14. Are you married and if so does it affect your style? No I am not J

15. What you would never be caught dead in? Peplum anything – reminds me of those dresses we wore growing up. Not. Going. Back. Ever.

16. What’s one trend or look that really irritates you? Colour blocking

17. What inspires your style? Comfort, appropriateness and staying true to myself

18. Your best physical feature or one you get most compliments? My eyes and/or my neck

19. Last outfit your bought? A formal shirt for the office

20. Your personal style in one word. Functional.

21. Worst look you ever wore? Baggy unfitting jeans – I unexpectedly lost a lot of weight and dropped two or so sizes and hang onto these oversized pants before it hit me that I am not going to be that size again and I need to kit myself appropriately. Thank God skinny jeans made an entrance at that point.

22. A look that you always find attractive in the opposite sex? The preppy look

23. What is weird about you? Absolutely nothing J

24. What is unique about you? My utter loyalty and passionate approach to life 

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