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21 Questions with… Designer Monique Lhuillier [NYFW Edition]

Monique Lhuillier answers our quickfire questions as she prepares for her Fall 2014 show.

  1. MoniuqeLhuillierMedThe night before my show I will most likely… order room service and crash.

  2. The morning of my show I plan to… have a nice long walk in the park, a quick bite, get ready and then head to the venue.
  3. When it comes to managing stress… I take deep breaths and laugh.

  4. What I'm most excited for Spring 2014 is… my new ad campaign, which was shot by Dan Jackson and styled by Tiina Laakkonen.

  5. For me, next season is all about… pretty colors in blush pink, coral and rose gold.

  6. The item of clothing I'm currently wearing the most is… a lace and leather bootie from my spring collection.

  7. When I'm at work, I love wearing… my classic white button down shirt.

  8. The most treasured item in my closet is… my wedding ring.

  9. My beauty essentials are… La Mer moisturizer and Moroccanoil hair products.

  10. My Fashion Week must-haves include… ML lace bootie, red lipstick and mascara.

  11. When I'm looking to get inspired I… like to travel and visit galleries/museums.

  12. I could never travel without… my passport.

  13. The one electronic I can't live without is… my iPhone 5s.

  14. If my days had one extra hour I'd… sleep.

  15. The last thing I googled was… New York weather, since it is 80 degrees in California!

  16. I'm dying to splurge on… another Gunther Forg painting.

  17. My guilty pleasure is… a weekly massage and getting lost on Pinterest.

  18. I couldn't survive Fashion Week without… my team.

  19. I will always be excited about NYFW because… it's when I get to unveil my latest work and the energy in New York is contagious, especially at a live show.

  20. When it comes to picking models… I go with my gut.

  21. As soon as my show is over, I plan to… have a delicious dinner with my man.

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