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Interview and blog recommendation

I'm always amazed by the creativity of certain people. You will have a chance to read  about one of them as I'm posting an interview with a very talented young lady from The clothes she makes are so beautiful and unique and the speed with which she makes them is truly remarkable. (When it came to picking the photographs for this post, it wasn't easy because I really like all the clothes she creates.)
Who taught you how to sew? How long have you been doing it?

 My mum was the first person who introduced me in the wonderful world of dressmaking as she was a seamstress when she was younger, but I think the most it´s learning by doing and there are still many different techniques and things I still have to try or improve. I made many clothes by myself when I was a young teenager but stopped then and started again with it when I was 25, so I can´t exactly tell how long I have been sewing.

 It is said that sewing is one of the oldest textile arts, is it also your favourite one?

 Sewing is definitely my favourite one as I´m really bad at knitting or crocheting, I do like hand knitted or crocheted garments and I admire everybody who can do it, but it´s just not for me;)

 Tell us something about your fascination with the vintage style?

 I love vintage style because I adore woman back then, how glamorous they were and how confident and proud of being women. I don´t want to say that we are today less women, but the style of the 50´s or 60´s is just so much more fun and fabulous to me. I really have a thing for bold colours and wild patterns and well also in fashion there is nothing real new, everything repeats.

 Who in your opinion is the biggest present day style icon?

Honestly I don´t even know half of the present day style icons, they change every minute I think. But I really like Gwen Stefani, Helena Bonham Carter and (surprise;) Dita von Teese.

How do you get inspiration for your dresses?

 Sometimes I get inspiration from Movies or fictional characters in books and series, but also from art or songs or fashion history.

What is your favorite pattern?

 I´m between Gingham and Polka Dots ;)

 Do you read fashion magazines?

I only read fashion magazines when I´m at my hairdresser or in the waiting room for any doctor;)

 What kind of fashion blogs do you like?

 I especially love blogs of creative or crafty people and people who don´t follow fashion too strictly or take it to serious, it always should be fun in my opinion.

 What historical period are you fascinated with?

 In "wearable" fashion I adore the the fifties and sixties but I´m also very interested in everything medieval, not only fashion, also history and architecture.
 Who is your favourite writer?

 My absolutely favourite writer is Oscar Wilde. I don´t even know how many times I´ve read The Picture of Dorian Gray and I also love the short stories like The Nightingale and The Rose.

 What is your favourite film?

The Lord of the ring movies and now also the Hobbit, I'm absolutely addicted to it.

Greta Garbo or Marlene Dietrich 

Greta Garbo, she is pure mystery.

 Who is your favourite designer?

Vivienne Westwood. Since I was 14 I admired her not just for her work also for the strong personality.

 Tell us something about your style influences?

 Those influences change quickly ;) well, I will be always influenced by my love for past eras for sure, I love circle skirts and wiggle dresses, but I´m also not  stuck in one decade. I let myself be influenced honestly by anything I see but most importantly I´m always influenced by my current mood;)


  1. uh super je cura bas idem pogledat njen blog... hvala za preporuku!

  2. Non la conoscevo, è davvero bravissima ed ha uno stile vintage fantastico, i suoi abiti sono molto belli. Brava Ivana per l'intervista!

  3. I love her, she is a marvellous girl!! One of my very favourites :)) And from her answers, I can read we have a lot of the same thoughts as well, so that is lovely too :)) Superb interview doll!! xx

    1. my thoughts on these subjects are also very similar. Thank you dear!

  4. Great interview! I did not know her... ^^


  5. Kakvo otkriće! Devojka je takva inspiracija... divan intervju, Ivana :)

  6. Me encanta tu estilo!!! Encantada de conocer tu blog...
    Te sigo, un beso

  7. I'm impressed!! So creative and skilful! Thank you Ivana for introducing Marilou, I'm heading over to her site right now! Kiss
    Coco et La vie en rose
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  8. She's so talented. Love the style of her clothing...So lady-like :)

    1. thank you for your comment (which which I naturally agree;)

  9. she is gorgeous and very talented <3

  10. aaaaw i´ve just seen it, thank you for your kind words darling, i really really feel honored and flattered to be on your blog;)
    many hugs from austria!!!;)

  11. Great interview and presentation Ivana. I love her too.
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark

  12. What a beautiful person and her interesting designs.
    With love.
    Best DressedPoland

  13. Wow, now I´m absolutely impressed as it is easy to recognize how talented she is! I´m sewing, too, but to be honest I´m the worstest sewer in this world but she is definitely the opposite to me because she has a wonderful taste and huge skills! Thanks a lot for showing and the interesting interview.

    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

    1. I also sew but only a little:) thank you for reading!

  14. Good post and realy nice dress...
    good luck in anew year!!!

  15. very interessting interview and blog recommendation - thanks for this!!!

    I can´t wait to answer all of your questions - for our "one on one".




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