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A minute with Vasiliki Charitonos Fashion Designer


Where do you live?
I live in an apartment in Nicosia with my dog Floki!

What did you have for breakfast?
Freddo Espresso and a toast

Describe your perfect day
If it involves good coffee, good food, good people, good weather and good alcohol then it’s a perfect day

Best book ever read?
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. It was the first book I ever read as a child and it’s all my life’s motto in just a few lines and drawings.

Best childhood memory?
Not paying bills.

What is always in your fridge?
Lemons…and beers

What music are you listening to in the car at the moment?
I’m going through an Arvanitaki phase

What’s your spirit animal?
Butterflies. Always evolving until they can spread their wings and fly!

What are you most proud of?
The moment I got my first ever message by a differently abled person, describing her struggle with dressing every day, and how happy she was that I am trying to promote inclusivity through my fashion line.

What movie scene has really stayed with you?
From the movie Midsommar when all the women cry together to support another woman’s pain. It creates really mixed and powerful emotions in me

If you could pick anyone at all (alive or dead) to go out for the evening with, who would it be?
Sadhguru. We need to talk!

If you could time travel when/where would you go?
50 years from today, I really want to see if the world is ending

What is your greatest fear?

What would you say to your 18-year-old self?
Keep doing what you’re doing, it’s fine

Name the one thing that would stop you dating someone
Do not disrespect me please!

If the world is ending in 24 hours what would you do?
I guess party!

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