Monique Lhuillier is the genius behind dreamy bridal creations and breathtaking red carpet designs beloved by stars, like Gwyneth Paltrow, Anna Kendrick, Camilla Belle, and countless more. With New York Fashion Week fall/winter 2015 shows rapidly approaching, we got up close and personal with the designer by having her answer a quick and intimate survey of questions that delve into her new collection (no spoilers, promise) and her personal life—that takes all of 10 seconds to read. We timed it.
What word describes your fall/winter 2015 collection? Smoldering
Where did you go in preparation for your fall/winter 2015 collection? Paris
The last drink I had was...Starbucks Lime Refresher
What job would you be doing if you were not a fashion designer? Interior designer
Where would you go first in NYC if you were a tourist? Central Park
What is your favorite work of art? Balloon Dog by Jeff Koons
Who's your favorite superhero? Black Widow
What's the first thing you do in the morning? Go to my kids room and give them a kiss.
Who did you design your first piece for? Kate Moss
What's your favorite quote of all time?
"The only way to do great work is to love what you do." — Steve Jobs