Ahead of her SS15 show today, Hunger 6 cover star Katie Eary talks us through her favourite things about London and shares some of the songs that inspired this season’s collection.
Where the heart is
AND THE BEST THING ABOUT IT IS?
It’s full of all my weird and wonderful things.
BEST RESTAURANT YOU’VE EATEN IN? AND WHAT DID YOU HAVE?
I don’t know the name of it, but it’s a burger place in the side of the road at Yountville in Napa.
BEST PLACE FOR A FIRST DATE?
Friendly Society in Soho.
FAVOURITE VIEW IN THE CITY?
Walking down Curtain Road – it looks like an urban jungle if you walk towards the city.
EARLIEST LONDON MEMORY?
On my mum’s shoulders walking in Camden seeing all the punks with the giant Mohawks.
DRUNKEST LONDON MEMORY?
Being 18 years old, going to every tacky bar and club I could get into, wearing the shortest skirt I could possibly find and finishing the night vomiting on the train back home.
FAVOURITE TOURIST ATTRACTION?
WHERE DO YOU GO TO DANCE?
At the moment Casa Negra ending up at the Hackney Hoes Club (secret location).
BEST PLACE FOR A COCKTAIL? AND WHAT’S YOUR ORDER?
La Brasserie in South Kensington. Porn Star Martini.
NANDO’S OR MCDONALDS? AND WHAT DO YOU ORDER?
McDonalds. Chicken Nuggets and Chips.
FAVOURITE TUBE LINE OR BUS ROUTE AND WHY?
Anything overground. I love being a tourist in my own city.
BEST DRESSED MAN AND WOMAN IN LONDON?
Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter.
WHAT WOULD YOUR SUPERPOWER BE?
Something along the lines of what Poison Ivy has.
MOST UNDERRATED PLACE IN LONDON?
Holland Park – the secret garden.
WHAT SONG DID YOU HAVE ON REPEAT WHILE CREATING THIS COLLECTION?
“Down In Mexico” by the The Coasters.
IF YOU HAD TO DESCRIBE THE NEW COLLECTION IN THREE WORDS, THEY WOULD BE…?
Sexy, Seventies, Casual.
YOUR FAVOURITE PIECE IN THE NEW COLLECTION IS…?
The fringed scarves.
THE BEST THING ABOUT LONDON FASHION IS…?
It’s so unapologetic.