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21 Questions with… the Timo Weiland Team

Timo Weiland

The designers at their womenswear show; Image: Getty

And last, but certainly not least, Timo Weiland.

  1. When I get dressed in the morning I think… opportunity.
  2. The one item of clothing I could never live without is… tied between my vintage square tortoise shell sunglasses, my polka dot Vivienne Westwood loafers and my camo-denim TW button-down shirt.
  3. My current favorite piece to wear… multi-stripe plaid TW button-down.
  4. Every woman’s wardrobe should include… a beautiful, cool cocktail dress that can be worn during the day.
  5. If you looked at my phone you’d see… photos of my kitten Jemmylegs.
  6. My beauty essentials include… ClarinsMen eye cream and Neutrogena SPF 30.
  7. The last thing I googled was… Blue Ribbon’s hours of operation.
  8. If my days had one extra hour I’d… wake up earlier and surf or do yoga before work.
  9. My guilty pleasure is… ice cream from the trucks on the street covered in the fake strawberry red hardened sauce!
  10. I’m dying to splurge on… an exotic vacation with my boyfriend and a gorgeous gray or navy suit.
  11. On a typical Saturday night, I… hang with friends either in NYC or outside the grind at a fun weekend destination.
  12. I’m most excited for fall because… the colors, the clothes and the unpredictable weather. A blizzard on Halloween, perhaps?
  13. When I’m stressed I… need to take a step outside myself. Leave myself alone. Breathe deeply and consciously then move forward, as stress is extremely unproductive most of the time. 
  14. When it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle… I try my best. 
  15. My biggest fashion pet peeve is… fickle style. 
  16. My one style regret is… none. 
  17. When it comes to picking models for my show… we like when there is a je ne sais quoi familiarity to the model. There has to be personality. 
  18. My fashion and style inspiration is… Steve McQueen, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Julian Schnabel.
  19. My favorite place to shop is… Carson Street Clothiers, Odin New York and Barneys New York. 
  20. When hiring people, the qualities I look for are… passionate, hard-working, quick-learning and self-motivated.
  21. The best advice I ever got was… don’t listen to every piece of advice. Question everything.