Q1] How important is colour in your life?
Very. After my Dad died I repainted my bedroom “yellow raincoat”. I remember being on a group chat with my twinless twin friends and I told them how my life felt very grey I didn’t want my room to be. I have a red couch.
Q2] What is most favourite colour to wear?
yellow. It has been since I was little.
Q3] Is there a colour that you wear that brings the best out in you and in others – in so far as compliments?
For me it’s more what I feel good in.
Q4] Are you a person who likes to overdress for the day or are you a follower of the credo, less is more?
It depends what the day entails. Around home I wear jeans and a t-shirt or capris in the summer. If I’m going out to dinner I am often overdressed.
PQ5] What are five of your best items of clothing that you simply couldn’t be without? [and l don’t mean underwear/socks]
white jeans, white quilted jacket, black sequin pants, yellow and pink summer skirt, my favourite pair of jeans
Q6] Do you dress for the season, as in colour wise, or just throw on whatever is warm and practical?
Since I live in Canada where we have 4 seasons I wear lighter colours in the spring and summer and warmer in the fall.
PQ7] If you were going for an evening out and the dress code was ‘smart casual’ what is your ideal outfit and why?
Probably white pants and a nice blouse
Q8] If you were having to attend an important meeting or appointment and the dress code was smart – what would your outfit be then?
No idea. Black pants and a white shirt.
Q9] How many pairs of shoes do you own, and what is the breakdown [as in casual, smart, evening, leisure]
A couple pairs of casual shoes. Runners and white canvas shoes. A couple of dress shoes.
Q10] Do you have classic clothing, or classic items in your wardrobe that you have had for years and never go out of fashion if so name three?
White dress shirt. Medium wash jeans. white canvas sneakers never go out of style.
Q11] Are you into plain colours, wild colours or outlandish designs or a mixture and which do you favour more?
Definitely a mixture. I do have bright pink and a lot of purple in my closet.
PQ12] Do you have a favourite quote with regards fashion or design – if so what is it?
My grandmother lived by the quote that you should not wear white after Labour Day.
Q13] Knee high socks, ankle socks, shin socks or no socks?
Whatever socks are clean
Q14] Can you see the connection between colour and music and if so does it influence your dress code for the day in any way?
PQ15] If you are going out somewhere special and want to listen to some music to put you in the mood whilst getting dressed up, what do you listen to? [Provide link please]
I rarely listen to music
Q16] How often do you buy new clothing for the season or the year?
I always buy new clothing in the summer. I replace t shirts that are worn out. I think because of covid I was excited to have an excuse to dress up so I may have purchased more than I usually do.
Q17] Remember tie-dye from the 70’s was it a thing you followed, bought into or worse, how do you feel about it now?
I was born in the 70s.
Q18] What is the brightest coloured item of clothing you have in your wardrobes/drawers?
Canary yellow t-shirt
Q19] What is the most expensive item of clothing that you have in your wardobe? How often do you actually wear it?
Probably my winter coat. It depends on how cold it is but I’ve had it for years.
PQ20] Are you deleting any questions, if so which ones? No
Q21] Is being ‘fashionable’ important to you, or is being comfortably attired more so?
I think it can be both. I will admit that I try not to wear the same thing twice if I know I’m going to have my picture taken.