“I’m a ballerina, I will be a ballerina all my life, even when I stop. I was dancing at the Paris Opera Ballet since I was nine years old. I also danced for five years at La Scala in Milan. Because of my friend Chelsea, I also started a new passion, DJing; she really gave me her love of music. I am starting as a resident DJ at the Costes. I really love the Costes and they have been amazing, I trained with their amazing DJs Tom Costino and Simon Rezlem who are incredible. I do my ballet training in the morning and then I work on my music in the afternoon and at night I go and learn from the guys.”
“I started doing interiors within my own homes. I like to step outside of the box and not do the obvious, mixing different periods and finding eclectic oddities, mixing moderns with antiques. I don’t want things to feel too perfect or precious. My husband and I have bought numerous apartments and renovated them. We lived in them a couple of years and then sold them. From doing this I realized that I had a very specific and keen eye for design. One of our very dear friends is an interior designer and he and I always worked well together. About eight years ago I had a party at my house and somebody said, ‘I love what you did here, do you have a business?’And we said, ‘Yeah we do’ and just jump-started a business. I’m also beginning a blog called Eye Swoon that explores beauty in design and food. The same love I have for design I have for food. If I am in a bad mood I will cook something.”
I caught up with Alessandra Codinha, WWD’s Eye reporter, leaving the Rag and Bone men’s show wearing Tom Ford lipstick in Violet Fatale.
Some nice folks from MAC and Anastasia Beverly Hills sent over products for me to play with — and I decided to use the opportunity to throw a little makeup party with my best friend, Kristi. In honor of Valentine’s Day, I applied two looks: one for the saint and one for the sinner.