Friday, April 29, 2011
We turn back to fashion this week with our Geek Peek into the life of the chic Martine Sitbon of Rue du Mail, known for dresses that are decidedly feminine while conveying a bit of an edge. Celebrity fans include Cate Blanchett, Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst, Scarlett Johansson, Kate Moss and Tilda Swinton. Faye Wong also recently wore Rue du Mail dresses at her concert. Read on to learn about her secret ambition, her worst nightmare and favourite thing about Hong Kong.
HKFG: What’s on your lust list?
MS: My little black dress, My glasses, And for lust, a cat
HKFG: What fashion item can’t you live without?
MS: A trench coat. In general, I feel that a trench coat is a quintessential wardrobe piece for French women. I like to include at least one style of trench coat every season, with slight variations each season.
HKFG: What thing you could live without... but still can’t bear to part with?
MS: My necklace.
HKFG: What is your favorite thing about HK?
MS: The energy and the neon skylines.
HKFG: What is your secret ambition?
MS: To make a film!
HKFG: What song do you sing in the shower?
MS: Whatever that’s been playing on my ipod
HKFG: What is your ultimate indulgence food OR go-to food when you’re stressing out?
MS: Madeleines for breakfast
HKFG: Which celebrity would you most like to be/trade places with?
MS: Tilda Swinton
HKFG: What was your first big investment purchase ever?
MS: I am not a very materialistic person, instead I invest in arts and music.
HKFG: What would you wish for if a genie came out of a lamp to grant you 3 wishes?
MS: 1. I would wish to have all my close friends near me, always.
2. Teleportation! To any destination at leisure.
3. To be invisible at times.
HKFG: What is your secret-weapon beauty product?
HKFG: What is your worst nightmare?
HKFG: What is the last thing you think about before going to sleep?
MS: My collection…