What does your name mean?
My name basically mean "marvel/wonder".
What appeals to you about goth and punk fashion, the 90's the 00's?
I always found the goth and punk aesthetic really fascinating since my childhood actually , I remember watching those documentary about goths and I was mesmerized by them. Then I grew up and I started dressing this way because I wanted to but especially cause it was in phase with the person I am. The 90's and 00's are more like influences to me , I like the shape of the clothes during these eras or the way clothes were worn , the movies (Cruel Intentions and Jawbreaker 4ever) , the music etc
Why does Harajuku's fashion catch your attention?
Harajuku's fashion caught my attention cause it includes so many different and interesting subcultures from the most colourful to the darkest ,I love the diversity and how everyone can find what he likes.
How do you stand out?
I stand out by customizing my clothes, by the way I wear them and how I accessorize my outfits I guess?
What is the craziest thing you have ever done while studying fashion?
I skipped a very important test cause I was going to Fashion week, to attend my favorite brand's show. Fashion week should be a valid reason to skip class if you are a fashion student ahah.
Which fashion icon do you aspire to be like?
I don't have one in particular but I'm really inspired by Bajowoo the designer of 99percentis, Vivienne Westwood and Hedi Slimane I love how these three perpetuate different movement.
Does Instagram help you showcase your style?
A lot ! Instagram has become such a platform for fashion. You can express yourself , you can show your universe to people and inspire them or being inspired by theirs. The impact of this app on the fashion world is really interesting.
What does your career goal entail?
Keeping to scam my way into the fashion industry, being a stylist, launching my own brand someday, but above all working with my friends.
Images courtesy of Merveille Malaki
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