#NYFW: 60 Seconds With Manel Jadraque
In addition to the Spring 2014 designer inspiration sketches, we’re also bringing back our “60 Seconds” Q&A with today’s design stars. This Fashion Week, get to know Manel Jadraque who is the creative director for funky brand Desiqual.
The Fabulous Report (TFR): Where did you find inspiration for this collection?
Manel Jadraque (MJ): This season we were inspired by the people and landscape of the Mediterranean. Everyone is so happy, radiates, joy and passion for life; that characterizes Desigual and perfectly sums up our slogan LA VIDA ES CHULA or Life is Cool.
TFR: Did you go anywhere fun this summer?
MJ: I went to Bali as well as Menorca.
TFR: Speaking of summer, What has been your favorite song this summer?
MJ: I have been listening to “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams a lot this season.
TFR: Since back to school season is starting. Let’s talk about that. Do you remember your favorite first day of school outfit. If so what did you wear?
MJ: I do remember the first day of high school, I was 14. I wore skinny jeans with blue stripes and a white t-shirt.
TFR: Looking forward to the return of any shows?
MJ: We are excited to make our debut at NYFW this season!
TFR: Lastly, what’s your favorite cocktail?
MJ: Whiskey Sour