Nadia from My Fashion Insider : "My name is Nádia, I’m 21 years old, portuguese and I study Medicine. I'm crazy, poetic, idealistic and a big fashion lover!"
1.When did you first fall in love with fashion ?
Since I was a kid I loved playing around with my aunt’s clothes and heels. Magazines, fashion shows and finally street style caught my eye when I grew older.
2.What inspired you to start your own blog?
On one hand, I wanted to make a style diary, to avoid me from repeting the same outfit. Silly, but true! On the other hand, I wanted to create a space where I could share all the things that captivate me about fashion: editorials, fashion shows, models, etc.
3.What are your dreams and aspirations?
Simply put, I just want to be happy and fulfilled! My major dream is to be a doctor, since I was younger. Since I have so many interests part from this, I would love to be a writer too. And a singer. And an astronaut.
4. Which designers and/or celebrities most inspire you?
Alexander McQueen was an undeniable genius. He inspired me to push the limits, to dream, to go further and further. Fashion icon wise, I love Taylor Tomasi Hill, Marie Claire's style and accessory directory. Her combinations are wow and still wearable!
5. 5 random facts about yourself.
I love cheesee.
Sometimes, I wish I was a cat.
I take my pictures myself, with a tripod.
My hair is painted red, not natural. But I always say that my dads got the genes all wrong and I was supposed to be one.
My laugh is really peculiar. I’m not funny, but I get everyone laughing too.
6. Your favorite designers and brands?
Alexander McQueen, Giambattista Valli, Miuccia Prada, Ricardo Tisci, Alexander Wang, among many others. High street wise I love Zara.
7. Your best fashion buy
That’s hard to tell, since I try to make intelligent buys, but maybe my Danys from Jessica Simpson for 33€. And my white fur coat from Zara.
8. Something that you really wanted but haven't got it
I would love to have a pair of really high black wedges, at the escandivanian style. Surprisingly enough, I do not own one!
9. Where are your favorite places to shop?
I’m a sucker for high street, both physical and online. I try to find nice and fashionably items for a good price.
10.If you could go anywhere in the world, where? Why?
I would love to travela round the globe, but there are two countries that captivate me the most: Egypt, because of the culture and mystique, and Australia, because of the rich wild life.
11.What are your beauty and makeup must haves?
I’m a bit lazy, but I don’t forget exfoliating and hidratating my skin. Makeup wise, I love eyeliner and lipstick.
12.What is your favorite thing(s) to eat?
13.You can't leave house without..
14.What are some of your favorite blog ?
Barbro Andersen, According to Annika, Stolen from Grandma, Love-Aesthetics, Wunderlust and Amberhella.
15.Your favorite magazine is
either Dazed & Confused or i-D. Oh, or Número Japan. Or LOVE.