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21 Questions with… Designer and CEO Josie Natori

Josie Natori

We ask Josie Natori, the designer and CEO behind lingerie and ready-to-wear brand Josie Natori, our quickfire questions.

  1. When I get up in the morning the first thing I do is…slip on a robe and make myself a cup of tea.

  2. I would never leave my home without…a pair of heels.

  3. When I'm stressed I…get a massage and (hopefully) sleep. I’ve been known to sleep 12 hours straight when I need to wind down.

  4. The item of clothing I'm currently wearing most is…a stretch pique belted tie jacket. It makes me feel instantly glamorous.

  5. I'm excited for Summer 2014 because…we have some really exciting new ventures kicking off and I can’t wait to see how they come to life.

  6. Every woman should own…a bra that fits. Did you know that 80 percent of women wear the wrong bra size?

  7. What I love most about New York is…the energy.

  8. One thing I do badly that I wish I did well…play golf.

  9. My beauty essentials include…blush and a bright smile.

  10. The last thing I googled was…how to grow a bonsai tree.

  11. If my days had one extra hour I'd…practice piano every day.

  12. When I'm looking to get inspired I…walk the streets of Manhattan/go shopping at Saks.

  13. My favorite pastimes include…does shopping count?

  14. The best place I've ever traveled…very hard to say, but maybe Bhutan.

  15. My favorite place to shop is…the flea markets in Paris.

  16. My biggest fashion pet peeve is…anything inappropriately revealing.

  17. My guilty pleasure is…shrimp chips (prawn crackers).

  18. One luxury item I'm dying for is…a day without my BlackBerry.

  19. When it comes to staying healthy I…try to eat healthy and surround myself with positive energy.

  20. If I had one style regret it would be…scrunchies. I had them in every color!

  21. The best advice I ever got…follow your heart.