What was the last song you danced to?
Dita Damone by Pop Levi.
What’s the most exciting place you’ve ever been?
Culturally New York but personally, salmon fishing on the Spey.
What inspires you?
Anything huge that looks artificial – plastic, bakelite, jewellery, hardware shops, antiques, my peers, pop art, and skyscrapers.
What’s your favourite possession?
My jewellery collection. There are lots of bits I love in it but my high-lights have to be my Serge Manzon necklace, French bakelite pieces and anything wooden.
What’s going to be big in AW09?
Colour, graphic pieces in terms of decor and cut, and surreal embellishment.
Who would be on your fantasy front row?
Joan Collins, Stephen Fry, Colin McDowell, Chloe Sevigny, Dieter Meier from Yellow, Ian McShane (in Lovejoy period), Katie Grand, Imelda Marcos, the Mitford sisters, Beth Ditto, Anna Wintour, Salvador Dali, Louise Brooks. Now that would be an interesting front row!